Liftoff Journeys Podcast Episode 9: From Bullied to Bold – Edutainment Entrepreneur Scilla Andreen
Today’s guest is Scilla Andreen, CEO & Co-Founder of iNDIEFLIX and Founder of iMPACTFUL. Scilla shares her personal story of being bullied as a child, wanting to stay invisible and unseen for decades, and finally finding her voice to advocate for others through edutainment content.
Scilla is an award-winning producer, director, author, entrepreneur, speaker, and parent. She works with corporations, nonprofits and thousands of schools around the world, using story to bond, bridge, and model empathy to build a more empathetic community. Her work has been featured in The New York Times Good Morning America and Today. Scilla is a popular speaker at Sundance, Cannes, CES, SXSW, BeBold, Women in Film, mental health summits, educational institutions, and corporate HR and DEIB panels. She is a mother of 6 and resides with her husband Eric and two dogs in Seattle WA.
Authentic, inspirational and relatable discussions with inspirational business leaders, gaining insight into what inspires them and how they got to where they are today. These conversations offer actionable tips for listeners to create their own path to success and shatter whatever glass ceilings arise and overcome any obstacles on their personal journey. Jeanniey Walden, Founder of Liftoff Enterprises, is the award-winning marketing, business & workplace expert and host of the TV show “LiftOff with Jeanniey Walden.” Jeanniey dives into compelling conversations with incredible experts of all backgrounds to understand what makes them tick and expose how you, the viewer can learn from these experiences and start to “LiftOff.”
Discussion points in this podcast:
– Scilla’s current projects and companies
– Loving the law, watching Perry Mason, and advocating for others
– Bullied in childhood, and finding her voice later in life
– Studies of caregivers of all kinds find loneliness is pervasive
– Social media
– damaging for all ages, including adults
– The cause of a spike in mental health challenges
– Starting a business driven by passion, what should entrepreneurs know?
– You can’t be afraid to ask for money – especially women
– Now is a great time to shift our culture and mindset
– The courage to move from invisible to seen-pushing through with kindness
– Don’t be a bully to yourself!
Resources: Scilla Andreen LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/scillaand…
Book: The Creative Coping Toolkit – https://www.amazon.com/Creative-Copin…
Caregiver Statistics – https://www.caregiver.org/resource/ca…
IndieFlix – https://www.indieflix.com/
Impactful – https://www.impactful.co/
Jeanniey Walden LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanniey/
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