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CLASSROOM: Revisiting Key Lessons (Part I)

What a year it’s been! In this two-part series, we reflect on the key lessons from the 2020 Classroom series.

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As we near the end of 2020 (phew!), let's look back at some key lessons from previous Classoom episodes.

Notes from Chris

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Every other Monday, we look at a specific topic related to starting or growing your project. If you’d like to check out any of the archives, head over to the Classroom page:


Today and two weeks from today, I thought we’d do a bit of a reflection on the year known as 2020. I don’t mean the year in general, but the Classroom series. My goal with this series was to complement the in-the-trenches stories with a number of more practical “go and do this” lessons for those who are just getting started.

We’re more than 1,400 episodes into the show now, and lots of people have joined in along the way. Others have come and gone, maybe focussing more or less on your side hustle depending on what else is going on your life. So when you need to do something specific, such as set up an affiliate program or review your offer before it goes out to everyone, or something else, you can get that info from this series.

So what have been a few highlights or key lessons, first from my perspective but more importantly from the perspective of our listeners?

Listen to today's episode to learn more...


Listen back to these important, Classroom episodes.
  • Avoiding Mistakes in the Idea Phase [Ep. 1129]
  • Finding Time to Work on Your Hustle [Ep. 1171]
  • It’s Not Just What You Say [Ep. 1143]
  • Don’t Listen To This Boring Episode [Ep. 1178]
  Inspiration is good; inspiration combined with action is better. Now get back to work!

Yours in the revolution,


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