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Support Creative Soles

Highlighting INSPIRING creatives plus supporting ASPIRING creatives. Also adding a few shoe stories to help kick up your innovative journey. Hosted by Stefani Vara


June 26, 2020 34 min
In this episode, Stefani sits down with author, entrepreneur and activist, Nicole Valadez Nicole shares with us her stories of being a Latina in the corporate world and how it led her to write her own book, "Little Brown Girl, Big Corporate World." As an entrepreneur, she is creating and opening doors for young Latinas to follow. Find out how to join her as an activist as she his leads the way in fighting for social justic...
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Stefani sits down with talented audio engineer, Ryan King. Ryan's unique career path has taken him to amazing places around the world. He has worked with numerous well known production companies, and most importantly his passion for audio has brought him happiness. Tune in as we discuss his success through hard work, persistence and especially mentors.
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February 5, 2020 31 min
We are back and getting a fresh start to the new year with @TrishaMagee. Trisha is an amazing esthetician, skin care expert, and owner/founder of SKN in Houston. Stefani sits down with Trisha as she shares some of her trials and tribulations of being a business owner and entrepreneur. Tune in to learn some of her beauty tips and expertise on how to obtain beautiful skin! Book your custom facial today!! SKN
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December 4, 2019 45 min
Stefani sits down with published writer, Rolando Rodriguez. Rolando not only has a way with words, but is a multicultural marketing guru. As cofounder of Trill Multicultural, Rolando supports entrepreneurs, while using their experience to fuel his own special projects. Tune in to learn the value of multicultural marketing in your workplace and get the real on the release of his new book! You won't want to miss it! 
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October 30, 2019 40 min
In this episode, Stefani sits down with the incredibly talented graphic artist/illustrator, Alyssia Aguilar. Through difficult times, this strong mother not only finds purpose through her designs, but she also uses them to help heal, inspire and comfort others. You don’t want to miss her inspirational story!
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October 9, 2019 25 min
We sat down with the talented Joey Guerra, music critic of the Houston Chronicle and SO MUCH MORE! We talked about how music is life and how it's influenced his creative journey. Joey has reviewed hundreds of concerts and interviewed hundreds of celebrities.We love how he isn't shy stepping into something new, like Dj'ing at the hottest spots in Houston. Tune into the show to find out some of his favorite interviews and...
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September 25, 2019 25 min
Tune in as host Stefani Vara sits down with Brandon Kafarela and learns how he styled his way to success! From styling the stars to costume design, Brandon is not afraid to expand his creative repertoire. You won't want to miss this fashion frenzy!
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September 11, 2019 25 min
Stefani sits down with the #dopeactivefather, Nard @nardgotsole_htx, to discuss why you would want to fit in when you can stand out with one of his custom designed sneakers. He's designed for some of Houston's finest such as @paulwallbaby, @slimthug and @bunb. Nard is a trendsetter and loves to design for everyone. Tune in as we discuss his process in designing a custom sneaker and his journey to making his ...
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August 21, 2019 29 min
Stefani sits down with Erin Creeks, Aka @Msindependent to discuss the evolution of her company and herself as an entrepreneur. Tune in today for some amazing advice, and where you can purchase her new ebook! Learn while you laugh along. Edit by Nina Kaskar #SupportCreativeSoles #PodcastLife #CreativeCollaboration #StudentOfLife #ClassIsInSession #StefaniVara #ErinCreeks #msindependent #FollowMyFeet #SupportCreativeSolesPodcas...
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August 8, 2019 20 min
Stefani sits down with Charliy Moore of @BlessedBeatzMedia. Tune in as they discuss how what it takes to be a female in charge. Also, how she has grown into a true leader. Hosted by Stefani Vara of #FollowMyFeet
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June 6, 2019 24 min
Yes, it's Summertime and that means school is out. But CONFIDENCE CLASS is most definitely in session! Stefani speaks with guest Alicia Araujo Elatassi - Stylist, Boutique Owner and Chief Spreader of Confidence. The ladies talk about the entrepreneurial spirit, diversity, confidence and the importance of a supportive tribe. Hear why Alicia was determined to learn as much as she could about business, and how she fosters learning...
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May 23, 2019 21 min
This week we are reminding you (and ourselves) to remember to laugh. Stefani catches up with her friend, comedian Corlis DeLauren. The two talk about how Corlis decided to get started in comedy and what influences her jokes. Hear how her team and support system play a role in this funny in insightful lady's life. You'll be glad you listened in for laughs and life conversation + inspiration to keep you going on your own ...
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May 9, 2019 21 min
Just in time for Mother’s Day, catch this special episode featuring Pop Culture Artist & Houston Enthusiast, Donkeeboy AND his Mom aka Donkeemom. The two chat with Stefani about their inspiration, the importance of art & expression, local art projects and Art Basel in Miami. It’s a fun look at how Moms can influence and empower the next generation of creatives. DJ Screw and a classic sneaker brand get honorable mentions. Th...
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March 22, 2019 25 min
We are bringing you more Women's History Month vibes by sharing gems from a lady who's out to make history! In our Leveling Up episode, Stefani speaks with Kim Roxie - Founder and CEO of LAMIK Beauty - about seeking knowledge, inspiration and support as an entrepreneur. The pair also dive into how Kim's journey taught her to do what feels right instead of what society dictates. Can't. Miss. Episode.
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March 7, 2019 30 min
AND... we're back!
In this brand new episode, Entertainment Lawyer Casey Handy-Smith talks with Stefani about how she made the pivot from an interest in becoming a songwriter to representing creatives and helping them protect & grow thier brands. This conversation is all about exploring new avenues + tips on how to know when you should call someone like Casey. Here's a hint-it's before you sign anything!!
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February 8, 2019 18 min
Stefani visits with her longtime friend beautyprenuer and now author- Africa Miranda The two discuss Africa's new book titled Step Up, Step Out And Shine. Hear Africa's perspective on why shewrote a guide to help people get more out of life and to stop passively floating through circumstances. It's an heartfelt chat about friendship, goals, power and transformation. Tune in and Share! Produced by Alicia Brownell Edited ...
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December 20, 2018 19 min
Join the conversation as Stefani talks with John Smith, editorial fashion photographer and owner of Black Smith Photo. They chat about deciding to do what you love, balancing family, business from a man's perspective and how a mentor helped him ask the right questions to discover what he has a passion for. Special shout out to all our creative Veterans out there. Produced by Alicia Brownell Edited by Nina Kaskar
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November 29, 2018 18 min
Host Stefani Vara speaks to Katia Lessaa, a food stylist, an avid traveler, and co-owner of Lepiki - an organic cotton T-shirt line that aims to sell confidence, not just T-shirts. They talk about the importance of travel, seeing the beauty in everything and who to keep around you on your road to success. Get some insight on the truth about women's empowerment.
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November 9, 2018 17 min
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