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WEEKLY RECAP: Keeping Up With What Matters

In our sixth 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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Episode 771

We’ve just finished week 7 of Season III!

How can you possibly keep up these days?! That's what I've been hearing from a number of listeners lately, and I totally get it: there's just so much information out there, so many social media networks, and so many things you could do to grow your business. But of course, we all have limited time.

Well, I'll give my answer in today's Weekly Recap, but here's a sneak peek: change presents opportunity.

In today’s recap: how to decide what to keep up with (as well as what to ignore) and an audio update from a previously featured story.


Today, we have an update from Ruthie Youngman, who was featured on the show in Ep. 110.

Listen to the Weekly Recap to hear from Ruthie herself!

You can also check out her website, LoveYourBling.

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

  • Ep. 765 - Going, going, gone! Two sisters harness a unique skill to help charities “get in on the auction.”
  • Ep. 766 - A high school student uses ethical hacking to discover computer bugs, earning as much as $20,000 a month
  • Ep. 767 - A middle aged fitness junkie goes all-in with the Paleo diet, but misses his daily bagel—so he goes on a quest to create “the Pagel.”
  • Ep. 768 - This contractor went from flipping refurbished clothes on the side to starting her own boutique. After the store burns down in a fire, she carefully reads her insurance policy to discover she’s entitled to an additional $30,000 payment
  • Ep. 769 - A NASA rocket scientist engineers her students toward top-flight grades
  • Ep. 770 - A West Virginia high-school teacher hosts trivia night for extra income—then earns a share for other hosts who use his equipment
Inspiration is good; inspiration combined with action is better. Now get back to work!

Yours in the revolution,


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  • Searching for energy on-the-go without a nasty crash or sugar rush, these two friends and high-performing athletes chew on the idea until inspiration strikes
  • When the beaches of Florida do nothing to diminish their love of their home state, two Wisconsin natives combine their love of Milwaukee and beer into a circular side hustle
  • And much more!

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