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It’s funny you ask...

It’s funny you ask...

By Kendra Aarhus

Because if we take people at face value we miss so much. Dive into conversations with people that get gritty and unveil the man behind the curtain.
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Episode 76: You Conferences Speaker Spotlight Angie Chaplin

It’s funny you ask... Mar 01, 2022

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Episode 76: You Conferences Speaker Spotlight Angie Chaplin

Episode 76: You Conferences Speaker Spotlight Angie Chaplin

Angie Chaplin is the founder and owner of Mindful Leadership, a  consulting practice launched in October 2020 after discovering her  values and finding her voice during recovery from chronic alcohol use  disorder.

As a sought-after speaker and  facilitator, Angie exemplifies authenticity, resilience, and compassion  as she inspires audiences to live into their values everyday with  intention and integrity. She is a well-respected Certified Master for  The Leadership Challenge; a contributing author to The Leadership  Challenge Workshop Facilitator’s Guide and The Leadership Challenge  Activities Book; and her Values to Vision Cards empower leaders in  exploring and experiencing their values at work, at home, and in life.

Follow Angie in all the places here: 

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Connect with Kendra
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Website: https://www.kendraaarhus.com
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It’s Funny You Ask Podcast
https://anchor.fm/kendraaarhus

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Mar 01, 202234:49
Episode 75: You Conferences Speaker Spotlight Kellee Forkenbrock (Author Eliza David)
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Episode 74 with Rina Jensen
Feb 15, 202241:38
Episode 73: Samantha Holmes
May 06, 202151:06
Episode 72: Erin Soukup - 75 Hard Day 30

Episode 72: Erin Soukup - 75 Hard Day 30

Follow Erin Soukup and I on a 75 Day Journey (cross your fingers) to a more balanced us.

Check out Erin's podcast: https://anchor.fm/erin-soukup

Here's my Facebook Link to follow and be sure to peep my stories: https://www.facebook.com/kendraaarhus

Same with Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kendraarhus/

May 04, 202141:42
Episode 71: Phat Friday with Tina Wing

Episode 71: Phat Friday with Tina Wing

This week's Phat Friday episode includes some fun discussions about weight loss, lack there of, weight watchers and noom! 

You can see the video recording of this podcast on my Facebook page:  https://fb.watch/5hcwBZcC9I/

May 04, 202101:05:47
Episode 70: Brook Easton

Episode 70: Brook Easton

With 25 years of marketing experience and an extraordinary knack for helping others find their voice, Brook Easton uses the power of storytelling to create personal connections between businesses and their customers. As the Director of Digital  Marketing for Easton Design which she co-owns with her husband, Brook creates community, builds relationships, and tells brand stories for  small- to medium-sized businesses.

Hit her up online:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EastonDesign

Instagram: @eastondesignllc and @redheadreverie

Web: Easton.Design and @redheadreverie.com

Apr 29, 202139:06
Episode 69: Erin Soukup - 75 Hard, Day 23

Episode 69: Erin Soukup - 75 Hard, Day 23

Follow Erin Soukup and I on a 75 Day Journey (cross your fingers) to a more balanced us.

Check out Erin's podcast: https://anchor.fm/erin-soukup

Here's my Facebook Link to follow and be sure to peep my stories: https://www.facebook.com/kendraaarhus

Same with Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kendraarhus/

Apr 28, 202134:45
Episdoe 68: Phat Friday with Tina Wing - April 9, 2021

Episdoe 68: Phat Friday with Tina Wing - April 9, 2021

It's good to be back with these weekly episodes with my friend Tina Wing! You can see the video recording of this podcast on my Facebook page: https://fb.watch/4Tg8scamI1/

Apr 15, 202148:22
Episode 67 - 75 Hard Week 1 with Erin Soukup

Episode 67 - 75 Hard Week 1 with Erin Soukup

New segment! Follow Erin Soukup and I on a 75 Day Journey (cross your fingers) to a more balanced us. 

Check out Erin's podcast: https://anchor.fm/erin-soukup

Here's my Facebook Link to follow and be sure to peep my stories: https://www.facebook.com/kendraaarhus

Same with Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kendraarhus/

Apr 06, 202146:26
Episode 66 - the RETURN of Phat Friday with Tina Wing

Episode 66 - the RETURN of Phat Friday with Tina Wing

The highly anticipated return on Phat Fridays with Tina Wing is HERE! Learn about the reason (excuses?) for the pause and the reasons for returning and trying again. 

Here's the live on Facebook that I mentioned: https://fb.watch/4KSgIGEvOv/

AND be sure to follow Tina Wing: https://www.facebook.com/tinawingart 

Apr 02, 202150:42
Episode 65: Rina Jensen/You Academy

Episode 65: Rina Jensen/You Academy

Learn more about the You Academy in this episode.

Get more information online: https://www.youconferences.com/youacademy


Follow You Conferences
Website: https://www.youconferences.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youconferences/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/youconferences/

Mar 29, 202101:11:57
Episode 64: Dusty Swehla

Episode 64: Dusty Swehla

Dusty  Swehla is the founder and owner of Panda Marie LLC, a holistic healing  center located in Hiawatha, Iowa. She has been in recovery for many  years and has dedicated her business to helping others live a life they  love, naturally. She is a E-RYT 200 yoga instructor, with many  subspecialty certifications. She is also a Nutritionist, Reiki Master  & experienced life coach. Dusty helps clients of all ages and  backgrounds, meeting them where they’re at on their journey of life.  Outside of the office Dusty enjoys spending time with her husband, boys  and fur babies. Learn more about Dusty and Panda Marie LLC at  naturallyfeelingbetter.com.

Connect with Dusty:

https://www.Naturallyfeelingbetter.com

https://www.facebook.com/pandamariellc

https://www.instagram.com/pandamariellc/

Mar 24, 202153:16
Episode 63: Susan Johnston

Episode 63: Susan Johnston

As  the executive director of the new non-profit, Susan works diligently to  build the organization's foundation for success. From assembling the  board of directors and organizing volunteer teams, to raising funds and  building alliances with businesses and community organizations, she is  instrumental in raising awareness of Central Furniture Rescue. Leaning  on her 25-plus years of experience in operations and project management,  Susan took an idea, implemented it, and now is focused on scaling this  program with the goal of helping as many individuals and families as  possible turn places to live into homes.

Connect with Susan:

https://centralfurniturerescue.com

https://www.facebook.com/centralfurniturerescue

https://www.instagram.com/centralfurniturerescue/

https://www.linkedin.com/company/central-furniture-rescue

Mar 23, 202153:52
Episode 62: Amy Perry

Episode 62: Amy Perry

Amy is currently an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Coe College  where she also serves as a Changemaker to the Coe Community at large.  Prior to Coe, she worked in Corporate America for 14 years, continuously  striving to balance the fine line of a successful careerwoman, wife,  mom, and good human. In the middle of this, Amy decided to share her insights, experiences  and self-proclaimed humorous stories, to empower others to Rise Up on  their own journeys. She created Shine Your Light, a company whose  mission is to guide us to Rise up to our highest potential and Shine our  Brilliance into the World. Here she moonlights as an Empowerment  Consultant, speaking at workshops, retreats, and businesses, helping us  identify with and embrace our passions and purpose so that we can share  our gifts with the world.    

Connect with Amy 

https://www.shineyourlight.me  

https://facebook.com/amy.perry.7792

Mar 22, 202153:09
Episode 61: Hannah Anderson

Episode 61: Hannah Anderson

Dr. Hannah Anderson is a chiropractor at Back In Line specializing  pediatrics and women's health. She works with patients of all ages in  regards to nutritional, emotional, and physical health by addressing the  whole person rather than pieces. She is certified by the ICPA in  pediatric and maternal health care, trained in Mercier Therapy and  Neuroemotional Technique, and passionate about helping women  preconception through postpartum. She works with women in the motherhood  transition through BIRTHFIT Cedar Rapids, and co-owns Well Labs, a  nutrition company on a mission to give back. Above all that she's a wife  and mom of two little boss ladies ages 4 and 8 months.

Connect with Hannah

https://www.mybackinline.com

https://www.instagram.com/birthfit_cedarrapids/
https://www.instagram.com/mybackinline/

Mar 18, 202150:40
Episode 60: Jessica Johnson

Episode 60: Jessica Johnson

Jessica Johnson has more than 15 years of experience in community  building and development, where she has held various leadership roles.  Her passion is bringing individuals, communities and causes together to  make an impact. Jessica is an engaged member of her community, a 2008  graduate of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance Leadership for Five  Seasons program and was named one of the region’s “Forty Under 40” by  the Corridor Business Journal. A Cedar Rapids native, Ms. Johnson earned  a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Mount Mercy  University in Cedar Rapids. Jessica is a wife and a mother of three. She  enjoys spending time with her family, is an avid runner, yogi, and  enjoys travel.   

Connect with Jessica 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicajohnson4/ 

https://www.facebook.com/jessica.johnson.14473 

https://twitter.com/jessica1johnson  

https://www.instagram.com/jessiyolanda/

Mar 15, 202158:13
Episode 59: Jenny Chadima

Episode 59: Jenny Chadima

Jenny Chadima is a Christ-focused health + wellness coach, blogger and  podcast host. Most refer to her as an inspiration because of her  positive spirit, but there were times in her life when she didn’t shine  so bright. By overcoming her own doubt, fear, trauma and addiction,  she’s now on a journey to help as many women as she can, to do the same!  Through coaching, retreats and speaking, she equips women with the  tools to establish greater health, healing and wholeness.   

Connect with Jenny 

https://www.jennychadima.com/ 

https://www.facebook.com/jennychadimawellness/ 

fhttps://www.instagram.com/jenny_chadima

https://anchor.fm/radiantlyhealthy

Mar 12, 202101:00:03
Episode 58: Jaimie Johnson

Episode 58: Jaimie Johnson

Jaimie is a writer, speaker, coach, recovering perfectionist, and crazy  dog mom. As a trauma-informed grief and resilience coach, she  specializes in helping people learn to embrace both their light and  their darkness so they can move past the major challenges keeping them  from living their most brilliant life. After her fiance died suddenly in  2014, Jaimie was left to muddle her own way through the messy process  of healing and moving forward. Since then she has committed to helping  others along the difficult path of rediscovering themselves after losing  the future they envisioned. Jaimie is a Professional Certified Coach  with specializations in grief, trauma, ethical coaching, and women’s  leadership.   

Connect with Jaimie: 

https://www.findingaurora.com 

https://www.instagram.com/jaimie_johnson/ 

https://www.facebook.com/jaimieleajohnson3

Mar 11, 202153:45
Episode 57: Sheri Zevenbergen

Episode 57: Sheri Zevenbergen

Sheri is founder and CEO of The DASH Mindset.  Through individualized  coaching, she helps clients make the most of their limited time by  getting the career and life they want and overcoming limiting beliefs to  do so.  Sheri started her career in public accounting, long, long ago,  followed by 19 years in various roles in the life insurance and asset  management industry. Coaching, relationship management and bridging  cultural and style differences were integral in Sheri's 20+ years in the  corporate environment, and she finally realized she wanted to utilize  her inherent interpersonal skills to help people full-time. She lives  near Cedar Rapids with her husband & 7 & 9 year old boys, &  her 25 year-old stepson is all grown up & lives with his fiancee in  Des Moines .

Connect with Sheri 

https://www.thedashmindset.com/  

https://www.facebook.com/TheDashMindset 

https://www.instagram.com/sheri_zevenbergen/  

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheri-zevenbergen/

Mar 10, 202145:11
Episode 56: Ashley Bermel

Episode 56: Ashley Bermel

For most people, real estate is about growing up in a community and  sharing past experiences. For me, real estate is about creating a path  for the future and developing events to bring together our community.  I'm dedicated to empowering & cultivating community through love,  empathy & loads of creativity.   

Connect with Ashley 

https://www.youandhomeiowa.com/ 

https://www.facebook.com/ashleybermelrealtor

Mar 04, 202152:33
Episode 55: Annie Vander Werff

Episode 55: Annie Vander Werff

As a recovering international nonprofit executive, I have dedicated my  life to 2 things: 1) helping organizations and businesses align so they  can continue to thrive, and 2) empowering female executives to be brave  and courageous in this world. I am committed to walking alongside you as  you take steps to reinstate balance in your life so you can do the  'thing' you have always known you were born to do.    

As a mom-preneur, I know how selfish you may feel working on your own  dreams, but I am here to tell you, you're worth it. When you do your  part to fulfill the purpose you were assigned in this world, you will  discover a beautiful transformation from the inside out. One that even  your kids will appreciate!   

Connect with Annie 

www.gtaconsultingllc.com  

https://www.facebook.com/GTACONSULTINGLLC 

https://www.instagram.com/gtaconsultingllc/  

https://www.linkedin.com/in/annie-vanderwerff-98031914/

Mar 03, 202141:13
Episode 54: Alina Warner

Episode 54: Alina Warner

Alina Warner is a Certified Health Coach through the Health Coach  Institute. She is the founder and owner of Wellness Within You, a health  and life coaching practice in Cedar Rapids. Alina has an MBA from  University of Iowa and 15 years of Project and Program Management  experience. She left the corporate world to pursue her life’s dream to  make our community healthier one person at a time. Alina is a master of  habit change who helps people unlock their health potential, boost their  energy and lose weight through nutrition, movement and stress  management. She has successfully coached clients to adopt healthy habits  for lifetime by providing the right tools, offering continuous support  and holding them accountable to their goals.    

Connect with Alina 

https://www.wellnesswithinyou90.com  

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alina-warner-5929224/  

https://www.facebook.com/wellnesswithinyou90/

Feb 25, 202148:34
Episode 53: Jennifer Germaine

Episode 53: Jennifer Germaine

Jenn Germaine guides women from around the world to awaken to their true  desires in life and evolve into a niche service provider at the top of  their industry. Jenn Germaine elevated herself into a league of her own  within the legal industry by creating a niche boutique law firm that  serves clients across the nation. By leaning into her uniqueness and  cultivating a unique offering and experience for her clientele, she  quickly became a leading authority in her industry. Even speaking on  stages across the nation and hosting the only podcast in her industry  interviewing top industry influencers.  

Connect with Jenn www.breathefireintolife.com  

https://www.instagram.com/breathefireintolife/ 

https://www.facebook.com/breathefireintolife/  

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-e-germaine-27237012/


Feb 16, 202158:11
Episode 52: Briana Smallwood / Vivian's Soul Food

Episode 52: Briana Smallwood / Vivian's Soul Food

Briana Smallwood is a Mother Hustler, Wife to a Risk Taker, Goal Digger, and a lover of life. She has accomplished making her stamp in Corporate America and the Small Business Arena and has the mission of making sure that her two young daughters never understand the word "limit."

Connect with Briana:
https://www.facebook.com/vivianssoulfoodcr/
https://www.instagram.com/viviansexpressgrill/
www.vivianssoulfoodcr.com

Feb 15, 202101:02:01
Episode 51: Lindsay Lange
Feb 11, 202142:12
Episode 50: Michelle Stricker of SMACK!
Feb 08, 202154:58
Episode 49: Fat Friday

Episode 49: Fat Friday

It's my intention to make Fat Friday a podcast full of wins and lessons learned by gritty behavior and a can-do attitude. That's not what you get today, friends. Merp. 

Feb 05, 202120:08
Episode 48: Carrie Copely
Feb 04, 202147:55
Episdoe 47: Christa Thompson with the Amish Connection
Feb 03, 202152:29
Episode 46: Stephanie Stranko
Feb 02, 202155:41
Episode 45: Let's Talk Beauty with Tay - False Lashes Edition
Feb 01, 202125:56
Episode 44: Angie Chaplin - Mindful Leadership
Jan 30, 202101:05:40
Episode 43: the Return of Fat Friday
Jan 30, 202130:16
Episode 42: Mail Monday
Jan 25, 202122:26
Episode 41: ADHD
Jan 18, 202128:04
Episode 40: Let's Talk Beauty with Taylor - Shave Your Face
Jan 12, 202123:44
Episode 39: Monday Night Raw with Eric - the one with the slang

Episode 39: Monday Night Raw with Eric - the one with the slang

My husband and I do a regular conversation on Facebook and really thought my audience here was losing out on these gems. In this episode we talk about new slang words and their definitions. My husband got to test his 43 year old knowledge and it's rather hilarious. 

Jan 12, 202127:37
Episode 38: My MLM Story

Episode 38: My MLM Story

Not sure why this has been a topic of conversation lately, but I've been asked a lot! I wanted to put this on record to share with people and see where we go in the next 6 years. Cheers to impacting the world! 

Jan 07, 202130:07
Episode 37: New Year New Segment - Mail Monday

Episode 37: New Year New Segment - Mail Monday

It's the first episode of 2021 and I thought it would be fun to answer questions from listeners and from my social media followers. I hope you'll enjoy learning a little more from me, mostly about leadership!
Follow me on Facebook, Instagram, or TikTok!
Jan 05, 202130:57
Episode 36 - Fat Friday with Tina Wing, Week 6

Episode 36 - Fat Friday with Tina Wing, Week 6

Join Tina and I as we dive into some serious talk about coffee, self love, the way we speak to our daughters and a lot more. 

Aug 07, 202055:27
Episode 35: Fat Friday with Tina Wing, Week 5

Episode 35: Fat Friday with Tina Wing, Week 5

You won't want to miss this episode of Fat Friday when we learned a lot about protein powder and why Tina is returning Kendra's protein powder immediately. 

Aug 06, 202054:49
Episode 34: Angela Buhr
Jul 30, 202047:02
Episode 33: Fat Friday with Tina Wing - Week 4

Episode 33: Fat Friday with Tina Wing - Week 4

This week Tina and I dive into a lot on the subject of mental health including some real hard conversations about the sigmas behind mental health that came to light over the past week. 

Jul 24, 202035:15
Episode 32: Kristen Channel
Jul 22, 202053:26
Episode 31: Fat Friday with Sara, Week 3
Jul 17, 202051:59
Episode 30: Fat Friday with Tina Wing, Week 2

Episode 30: Fat Friday with Tina Wing, Week 2

In today's episode of Fat Friday, Tina and I discuss the past two week's challenges, things that are working and some encouragement regarding a healthier lifestyle. 

Jul 10, 202045:48
Episode 29: Fat Friday, Week 1

Episode 29: Fat Friday, Week 1

My friend Tina and I have found ourselves at a crossroad and something needs to be done. We decided if we can't be accountable to ourselves, maybe some public humiliation is the answer. You can be the judge. 

Jun 26, 202050:20
Episode 28: Maurice Davis
Jun 19, 202055:17
Episode 27: Tina Wing
Jun 17, 202037:16