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WEEKLY RECAP: Lessons Learned from Society Launch

In our eighth 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 778

We’ve just finished week 8 of Season III!

This week I was part of a podcast festival in my hometown of Portland, Oregon produced by a good friend of mine, Shauna Noah. It was great to see many of our listeners who were in attendance! I'll have some announcements soon about at least two other events that I’ll be doing elsewhere in the country.

In today’s recap: I’m going to share some candid, transparent lessons with you in follow-up to the recent relaunch we did for Side Hustle Society. It was definitely successful overall, but I also learned some things. After these experiences, I try to ask myself, “What could I have done better?”


Today, we have an update from Janina Klimas, who was featured on the show in Ep. 243.

Listen to the Weekly Recap to hear from Janina herself!

You can also check out her website, Real Life Language.

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

  • Ep. 772 - 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
  • Ep. 773 - Two friends create an unusual wedding centerpiece, renting it to couples in search of a nontraditional wedding ceremony
  • Ep. 774 - 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
  • Ep. 775 - Can a creative writer compete with Google? This one does, and he goes on to earn $12,500 in recurring monthly income
  • Ep. 776 - An Aussie mom of five discovers an easy way to make cash by giving rides to her kids’ schoolmates
  • Ep. 777 - Travel videos on YouTube seemed like a crowded market, but this rewards-loving consultant finds a way to stand out
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:

  • A British millennial keeps her savings in an old-fashioned piggy bank … until it’s stolen! Upon recovering from the loss, she invents an all new career
  • Three women create a community to connect girls with caregivers while exploring topics about body image, STEM, and creativity. It’s not a charity; it’s a for-profit, social enterprise
  • And much more!

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Also, if you're interested in joining the Side Hustle Society, visit our Society page to get notified when it goes live!



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