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Episode 925THEMES & TAKEAWAYS: We’ve just finished week 28 of Season III! This week, we featured on-the-go energy gel for mountain bikers, profitable paint-by-numbers kits, and a BBQ hustle that smokes out the competition. This week, we’ll delve into the topic of ideal working conditions. Generally speaking, when people think about career decisions, they don’t pay nearly enough attention to working conditions. How much control you have over your schedule and how collaborative you like to be makes a huge difference in your happiness. We also have an audio update from the guy who made Swoveralls!
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Today, we have an update from Kyle Bergman who was featured on the show in Ep. 394. Listen to the Weekly Recap to hear from Kyle! You can also check out his website!
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. 919 - When two friends create an all-natural energy gel that’s as good as the processed alternatives, they shift into a higher gear and crank out a side hustle
- Ep. 920 - An account manager solves the mystery of “What happens to soap after it’s used in a hotel room?”—and turns it into a sustainable side hustle
- Ep. 921 - They loved smoked BBQ … and one day, they realized doing it for a living was the dream. So they jumped in full-force to the idea—heading straight for near-disaster
- Ep. 922 - A visual arts teacher creates “paint by numbers” kits to help others experience joy through painting
- Ep. 923 - A working mom finds an unconventional side hustle that allows her to make money, have fun, and spend more time with her kids
- Ep. 924 - Drawing on a Nigerian heritage work ethic, a ministry leader turned entrepreneur uses social media to build a digital agency
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