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Episode 736THEMES & TAKEAWAYS: We’ve just finished week 1 of Season III! This time one year ago I was struggling a lot, and I’m happy to say that at least right now, looking back, I’m glad to be where I am right now. Will this continue? I hope so ... but I promise to tell you either way. I try to share my own goals, struggles, and honest challenges with you. Longtime listeners, I hear you! You need a community. We’re working on it. New listeners, welcome. Use this time to plan and start well. Here’s a powerful habit for you: identify no more than 3 priorities each day. Then, at the end of the day, review them. Ask yourself if today mattered. Did you make progress? Did you encounter a setback? And if you find yourself continuing to defer something important, make an active decision. Push through and get it done, or just decide not to do it. Either way is better than the psychic dissonance that comes from just seeing it every day but not doing anything about it. In today’s recap: loneliness as a business need, and an audio update from a previous featured case study. To hear more about this and everything else, check out today's Weekly Recap!
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Today, we have an update from Susan Clayton, who was featured on the show in Ep. 132. Listen to the Weekly Recap to hear from Susan herself! You can also check out her website, WhitePaws RunMitts.
EPISODES FROM THIS WEEK: Here's what we heard this week on Side Hustle School! Listen to this week's recap for a more comprehensive highlight reel.
- Ep. 730 - When a mom starts a furniture business, it inspires her kids to try their own hands at business from an early age
- Ep. 731 - We’re back for the third year in a row with more stories! Here’s what it’s all about and what you can expect as we level-up for our awesome listeners
- Ep. 732 - After selling a few tickets to concerts he couldn’t attend, this teacher found himself with a lucrative side hustle that changed his life
- Ep. 733 - Inspired by a generation’s obsession with startups and brunch, this Wall Street relationship manager combines the two on a silver platter
- Ep. 734 - Bored at work, a young economics analyst gets creative and designs charts about love and breakups. She ends up with a book deal—and a better job
- Ep. 735 - A small-town Oregonian grows a travel blog into a multiple six-figure business
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