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WEEKLY RECAP: Who Has Helped You Along Your Journey?

In our twenty-sixth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!
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Notes from Chris

Episode 183

Occasionally, there will be a new question and an opportunity for you to share your side hustle journey on the show!

Who has helped you along your journey? I would love to do some shout outs on the show, and give you a chance to acknowledge and thank anyone who has helped you get to the point you're at now on your side hustle.

To send in your response either leave me a voice message, call our Side Hustle Hotline at 844-9-HUSTLE (844-948-7853), or make a voice memo on your phone and email it to me at podcast@sidehustleschool.com


This week we had a listener question from Paul:

  • Paul feels like he often gets these 'diamond in the rough' ideas that would genuinely help people and make hims some additional money. However, many of his ideas involve coding and other technical skills that he doesn't already have. His question—what do I recommend to a potential side hustler who has neither the skills nor the time to learn the skills needed to launch their idea.
**To hear more about this listener question and my response to Paul, tune into the Weekly Recap.

If you have something you'd like to ask, I'd love to hear from you! Leave me a voice message on the website or call in to the Side Hustle Hotline (Dial 844-9-HUSTLE // 844-948-7853), and your question may be featured on the show!


Here's what we heard this week on Side Hustle School! Listen to this week's recap for a more comprehensive highlight reel.

  • Ep. 177 - The busy mother of a child on a specialized diet decides to take action and ‘liberate’ parents like her with her allergen-free food side hustle
  • Ep. 178 - A graphic designer in New York City taps into the wedding e-commerce market and turns her side hustle into full-time work bringing in multiple six-figures
  • Ep. 179 - Two friends draw on their combined skills and understanding of an ancient Ayurvedic practice to launch a natural mouthwash product, building a $7,000/month side hustle
  • Ep. 180 - A classically trained musician creates affordable options for music students in search of quality music demos
  • Ep. 181 - An entrepreneur stumbles on a low-tech, high-yield side hustle through his day job, and brings in an extra $22K annually handing out business cards
  • Ep. 182 - A Chicago-based plastic recycling sales rep overcomes her fears and doubts to transform her love for DIY lamp shades and $10 in supplies into a multi-million dollar business
Inspiration is good; inspiration combined with action is better. Now get back to work!

Yours in the revolution,


Side Hustle Publication Countdown:

In 77 days (September 19th!), my new book, Side Hustle, will launch—and I can’t wait to share it with you!

The book builds on the lessons from the show and presents a step-by-step, 27-day plan to help you create a new source of income without quitting your day job.


Here's what's coming up next...

Each week I'll feature more stories from people who are starting side hustles without quitting their job. Here's a sneak peek of what's coming next week:

  • A New York professional rents high-end accessories to brides who want the glam without the buck
  • A farmer’s daughter finds a way to bring small-town hospitality to tables all around America, selling handmade linens and accessories that bring people together over meals
  • A gripping story that you won't believe featuring two married fitness enthusiasts who capitalize on the niche grip strength market, earning extra cash and peace of mind for their growing family

Do you have a side hustle story you'd like to share? Fill out the Side Hustle School submission form and your story may be featured on the show!



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