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WEEKLY RECAP: Government Shuts Down, Your Life Continues

In our second recap of Season III, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: an audio update from a previous case study!
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Notes from Chris

Episode 743

We’ve just finished week 2 of Season III!

I have not been traveling much at all … I’ve been working on final edits for the book that will come out in June and getting ready for something special.

Nine months ago, we introduced an online community called the Side Hustle Society. Since then, it’s been completely closed to new members. Every week I hear from people who ask if it will reopen—they have questions they need help with, they want to connect with like-minded people to share ideas and get feedback.

After all this time, it’s finally almost ready! I never want to sell anything that I don’t fully believe in. This show is free. And so for the past few months, we’ve been working on making some significant improvements.

Just had a call with members recently … three concerns that came up:

  • - Fear of getting started
  • - Fear of keeping up
  • - How to go from $500-1,000/month and beyond
These are all things that we’ll be focusing on in the new iteration of the program. We now have a low monthly fee, so you can join for a few months and see how it works without any risk. And if you join for an annual membership, you’ll get two months free.

It all begins again on Tuesday, January 22nd. Later in the week, we’ll be doing a call where I’ll be doing a little behind the scenes for anyone who’s interested, as well as answering any questions.

In today’s recap: an exciting update on cricket nutrition from one of our featured case studies in Canada.

To hear more about this and everything else, check out today's Weekly Recap!


Today, we have an update from Alex Drysdale, who was featured on the show in Ep. 248.

Listen to the Weekly Recap to hear from Alex himself!

You can also check out his website, CRIK Nutrition.

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

  • Ep. 737 - Remember the hair scrunchie from the 1980s? It’s making a comeback, and this community college administrator sells thousands of them from her home
  • Ep. 738 - He missed out on the early gold rush of the Apple store, but this UK bank employee arrives three years later with an app that’s built to last. He now earns a full-time income from it while traveling the world
  • Ep. 739 - A longtime side hustler creates a series of products for fellow car enthusiasts
  • Ep. 740 - After returning from an extended trip abroad, this digital strategist draws on a sense of adventure to source and sell heirloom throw blankets
  • Ep. 741 - After struggling to build an online following, a photographer changes course and finds the right lens She ends up with a book deal—and a better job
  • Ep. 742 - Feeling like the only vegans in Louisiana, two friends start a roving, multi-course dinner series
Inspiration is good; inspiration combined with action is better. Now get back to work!

Yours in the revolution,


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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:

  • What starts as a silly idea to make a musical greeting card with no off-switch turns into a multiple six-figure, nonstop success for two brothers
  • A lifelong side hustler becomes a part-time relationship coach, starting a new service in response to a clear need
  • And much more!

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