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Q&A: What are the new opportunities in a turbulent time?

Many listeners continue to wonder about the effects (positive and negative) during the time of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. How should we best adapt during this time?

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What It's About

A listener wants to know how to make the best of these challenging times.

Notes from Chris

Episode 1236
For some reason, some people are still thinking it’s not just business as usual out there… I’m not sure if I missed a memo or something.

Oh, that’s right—the whole world stopped! We’ve all been trapped indoors, at least to varying degrees in different parts of the world. Restaurants and stores are closed, in some places you get arrested or fined if you walk outdoors, and millions of people are working from home, in addition to millions of people who are unemployed or underemployed.

So what does this mean? I’ve talked about it a few times, but people are still wondering.

"Hey there, my name is Dane from Laguna Beach, California, and I've actually been listening to Side Hustle School. I found you guys about three or four years ago, back when I was still at my 9-to-5. And since then I've actually started a side hustle and it's taking off now. Right now I'm working in the life coaching space, helping young people become successful in life."

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Inspiration is good; inspiration combined with action is better. Now get back to work!

Yours in the revolution,


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