This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Kyra Crandol, owner of Studio Thrift. This is an amazing interview because not only does she share tips about how to successfully thrift and to navigate sales without blowing your budget, she also shares some very valuable life principles.
Kyra works a full-time job, but decided to pursue entrepreneurship in her spare time, because she was looking for a way to find more fulfillment in her life. Working full-time and managing a successful business is difficult, so Kyra also shares some of her favorite techniques that keep her on track. These will be sure to help you as well. Listen in, take notes, and then take action!
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- If you love sales and discounts, check out how to avoid spending more than you would have without the sales. Hint, one of these tips is patience. (Timestamp 6:30)
- What can you do if you are unfulfilled at your job, but feel a calling to be an entrepreneur? (Timestamp 12:10)
- If you see someone struggling and you can help them, then do what you can to share your knowledge and to help them. Be a giver. (Timestamp 15:50)
- If you want to be phenomenal then you must become a reader. Make a goal each month for how much you want to read. (Timestamp 20:30)
- If you want to do it, then do it. Don’t let anyone stop you. You have to really want it, and you will get it done. Don’t give up. (Timestamp 24:45)
- Set a schedule. (Timestamp 28:00)
About Kyra Crandol
Founder and Detroit, MI native Kyra Crandol, has always had an eye for fashion. It wasn’t until her late teens, early twenties that she became a “Thrifter.” As a child, she would never have pictured herself to be as passionate about thrifting as she is now.The more she went thrifting, the more she fell in love with it. Thrifting soon became a stress reliever/hobby for Kyra.
In 2012, Kyra became an avid thrifter as a result of her having to dress in professional attire on a daily basis at her internship while in her second year of graduate school. Kyra couldn’t afford to spend a large amount of money on professional attire. Although she wanted to remain “well-put together.” This is when she turned to the thrift store. Kyra would receive compliments on a daily basis from both staff members as well as clients on her appearance as well as how she carried herself. People often thought that she spent a lot of money on her clothing. When Kyra would tell people that she shopped at the thrift store, they were amazed. People would often ask which thrift stores she went to and how she was so lucky to come across such unique pieces.
Eventually, people began to ask Kyra how to thrift, to help them thrift, or even thrift for them. These were the driving forces in Kyra vision for Studio|Thrift. Kyra started an online shoppe so that she could share her thrift finds with individuals all over. Each piece on the site has been handpicked by Kyra from different resale shops across the country. Kyra loves to travel and has made it a habit to thrift wherever she visits.
About the Host
Aisha Taylor is a financial freedom expert who brings a modern and fresh twist to wealth consciousness. Although Aisha had been well instructed in how to manage money, she fell into the trap of “keeping up with the Joneses” and had to develop a positive relationship with money in order to learn how to gain control of her spending, develop of blueprint for her life, put herself on the path towards financial freedom while still sustaining a high quality of life. Aisha’s true passion, however, lies in making a significant impact on the world community and is committed to changing lives daily by helping women to become phenomenal.
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