Welcome to Ladies Kar Care Talk Show with your host Cindy Calderon! Cindy teaches & empowers women to take control of their cars with knowledge, courage, and confidence.
Key Takeaways From This Episode
- Cindy’s amazing journey of building a business with only $100 in her pocket.
- How Kingdom Auto Repair started.
- Reasons why determination and hard work always pay off.
- Being nominated for Woman of Influence and growing bigger.
- Opening Facebook community. The Facebook group grew with 1,000 members ready to start learning about cars to 25,000 women presently.
- How every member of the family supported and came together to achieve the dream and make the business a success.
Podcast Episode Overview
1:21 How the amazing journey of building a business came about.
3:16 The $100 start-up: Starting from scratch and becoming an entrepreneur.
5:13 How the first day of opening the shop went.
6:45 How kingdom auto repair started.
7:40 How Cindy helped her husband in running the business.
8:23 How Cindy started hearing the problems that women customers faced in different repair shops.
9:21 How it was noticeable that the women customers felt more comfortable talking to Cindy about their past experiences and problems they faced with mechanics and car repair shops.
10:40 How the women customers responded when they had bad experiences in taking their cars to repair shops before. Cindy noticed how women felt intimidated when they came into auto repair shops.
10:56 How Cindy researched and discovered the reason why the women responded the way they did and made up her mind to help out the women.
12:48 How they worked towards making both their dreams come into reality.
17:06 How the Ladies Kar Care clinics started. The first clinic was a huge success.
23:13 Being nominated for Woman of Influence and growing bigger. The pandemic situation resulted in the idea to go online and teach the entire community about cars.
25:49 Opening Facebook community. The Facebook group grew with 1000 members ready to start learning about cars to 25000 women presently. The purpose of the community is to share and gather knowledge about cars.
29:10 How they managed the business while raising 4 kids simultaneously. How every member of the family supported and came together to achieve the dream and make the business a success.
33:55 The real meaning behind Ladies “Kar” Care name.
So thank you for joining me today, wishing you all the best. Please stay connected, and I’ll see you next time.