"The Tamil Creator" is a podcast started by me (Ara Ehamparam). As someone who is extremely inquisitive by nature, I created the podcast to chat with, spotlight, and learn about brilliance among creators in the Tamil community - and among creators in general from all over the world.
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01:06 - Tanya starts the podcast
01:53 - Ara starts the podcast
03:17 - How Tanya and Ara met, and can Ara speak Tamil?
06:17 - Introducing Tanya Yoganathan, being Instagram famous, how Her Sun & Stars came to be
20:05 - Starting and successfully growing her business (during the pandemic) while working a full-time job
28:13 - Previously work as an advisor in analytics, struggling to celebrate milestones
32:47 - Getting her first celebrity shoutout from Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
37:26 - Why Ara started the podcast
40:17 - Tanya’s first sale, quality vs. time
51:24 - Balancing insecurities and confidence, impostor syndrome
56:37 - Starting a business with kids
59:53 - Viewing money as a tool, the importance of financial literacy
1:00:07 - The FIRE movement
1:08:49 - Personal legacy, Nick Offerman, Ernest Hemmingway, and S.P. Balasubrahmanyam
1:11:51 - The lost art of being able to disagree with someone
1:13:20 - The importance of starting
1:15:57 - Creator Confessions (Tanya’s favourite Tamil creators, when she wants to retire, and more)
1:30:13 - The wrap up
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- "The Tamil Creator (Ep.12): Dayalan Mahesan – How A UK-Based DJ & Car Enthusiast Became A Full-Time Property Investor By Age 40"
- "The Tamil Creator (Ep.11): JYXDI (Jyothee Murali) - Amassing Over 150K Followers And Collecting $10,000 For A Single Piece of Art"
- "The Tamil Creator (Ep.10): Vijay Sappani - Co-Founder Of A Billion-Dollar Cannabis Company, Philanthropist And Rare Disease Hunter"
- "The Tamil Creator (EP.9): Sashee Chandran - A Chrissy Tiegen Tweet Helped Turn A Passion Project Into Tea Drops, A Multi-Million Dollar Company"
- "The Tamil Creator (EP. 8): Dr. Ranjith Mahen On Being $190K In Debt To Opening Two Multi-Million Chiropractic Clinics With Just $10K"
- "The Tamil Creator (Ep.7): Jananie Baskaran On Raising $60K For Charity Using Photography"
- "The Tamil Creator (Ep.6): How Seattle-Based Real Estate Entrepreneur Vozhi Got To Rap In A Kollywood Film"
- "The Tamil Creator (Ep.5): Podcast/Radio Host Kausalya Vimal (Showkace) Is Normalizing Conversations Around Mental Health"
- "The Tamil Creator (EP. 4): Micro-Business Investor Chen Vasanthakumar Talks About Buying a Business For $0K And Selling It For $60K"
- "The Tamil Creator: MBA Grad Dilani Rabindran Talks About The Business Of Media"
- "Episode #2: Learn From The Real Estate Investor Who Acquired 41 Units In A Few Years"
- "Award-Winning Division 1 Basketball Player And Pre-Med STudent Shayna Mehta Challenges The Notion That Brown Girls Can't Ball"
- "This Tamil-Canadian Co-Founder Of An Aussie Startup Raised $7.1M Series A To Manage Property Differently"
- "Danny Sriskandarajah's Journey From Rural Sri Lanka to CEO of Oxfam Great Britain"
- "The NBA Bubble: Dr. Priya Sampathkumar Helped Make It Happen"
- "These Tamil Founders Behind Agritech Startup Dunya Habitats Want To Alleviate Food Security Globally"
- "Marketing Maven Jackson Jeyanayagam Shares Insights From His Illustrious 20-Year Career"
- "Angel Investor Jay Vasantharajah On Building His Portfolio One Day At A Time"
- "Meet Tamil-Canadian Journalist Kumutha Ramanathan"
- "Breaking Into Hollywood: Meet Tamil-Canadian Actor Vas Saranga"
- "Meet Rebecca Dharmapalan - Filmmaker, Legal Scholar, And Activist"