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Heather Bryan

Published August 28, 2018 in Entrepreneurship , Side Hustle - 0 Comments
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My guest today is Heather Bryan. Heather is a fierce entrepreneur and the only woman to design and develop an engraving system in the US (pretty cool right?!)

Heather caught the entrepreneurial bug from her father, who was a multi-passionate entrepreneur. Her journey started off back in 1999 when she and her father became pioneers of onsite engraving for the PGA Tour, USGA and PGA events around the globe. In 2014, her father retired and Heather decided to develop her own system and box it up for others to be able to have their own engraving businesses out of their homes. This system is perfect for stay-at-home moms, or anyone else who is interested in starting a business.

Heather shares some of the ups and downs she went through when trying to bring her idea to market. Because she's tenacious and believes in equal opportunity she perservered like the winner she is, and because of that many more people have a chance to create the life and business of their dreams.

Heather has a philosophy that first businesses should be project-based, meaning you complete a project and you get paid. This helps keep the new entrepreneur motivated and excited about the possiblities. 

Heather's product is a business-in-a-box side hustle that includes the equipment and product sourcing. She created a side hustle for others from her side hustle of local onsite engraving, and the level of support she provides her clients is unparalleled. 

We cover a lot in this interview, including:

  • Heather's company is a debt free company after designing and developing her engraving system. (She shares a great "woman walks into a bank to get a loan story.")
  • What is included in the business in a box? How much is it? 
  • How can others create a side hustle income from this and why?

You can connect with Heather on the following site: 

https://jupiterandcompany.com/

Carma Baughman

Published May 22, 2018 in Education , Side Hustle - 0 Comments
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My guest today has always been an entrepreneur at heart. Through her career journey she's achieved expert status in several areas such as teaching and training, instructional design, and website design and development. 

Carma Baughman has been an entrepreneur for nearly twenty years. Her most recent business transformation is helping others Get Unstuck at Work. She helps individuals find fulfillment and satisfaction on their career journey. Carma has over fifteen years of experience training people in the corporate environment, leading workshops on digital design, and providing instructional design services. Carma also designed and developed websites for clients for over twenty years.

We talk about the seasons we all go through in life and how that affects your outlook on your career and capabilities, and we cover the following topics:

  • Career Journey 
  • Freelancing / Contract Work (Resources: virtualvocations.com and flexjobs.com)
  • Getting Unstuck at Work
  • Building a Career Portfolio
  • The Importance of Coaching

Carma is a great example of someone who is always in action to achieve her goals. Her website currently is a landing page where people can find out what she's up to and what she has to offer, which is proof that you don't need a website to get started - JUST GET STARTED!

You can download Carma's free Get Unstuck at Work Report here: http://getunstuckatwork.com/ and you can reach out to her via email at carma@getunstuckatwork.com

Tracy Sherriff

Published November 21, 2017 in Education , Side Hustle - 0 Comments
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My guest today is Tracy Sherriff. Tracy is a true multi-passionate side hustler.

When not working in her full-time day job (that she loves) leading, coaching, and mentoring her team of twelve, she teaches part-time at a local college, volunteers as a mentor for parents of children with special needs locally and globally with a parent support group and podcast, is currently completing her 2nd year of Studies in the Masters of Arts in Education program at CMU, all the while focusing on building a scalable business supporting online course creators with creating engaging, collaborative learning experiences for their chosen tribe.

Tracy is passionate about teaching and learning and views her side hustle as an investment into her future. She looks for open doors to walk through and enjoys exploring what's on the other side whether opportunities or learning. 

Tracy is a lifelong learner and realizes a lot of joy helping others develop learning journeys for their students based on solid instructional design. Some of the things we discuss are:

  • What exactly is an instructional designer and why would someone hire someone like you?
  • Time Management - getting it all in, meeting goals and objectives - tips/strategies
  • The importance of networking, making connections, and building relationships with other entrepreneurs as part of your side hustle.

You can connect with Tracy in her Facebook Group: 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachyourtribeonline/

Or, her website:

 https://www.teachyourtribeonline.com/.

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Mandy Beidenweg

Published August 22, 2017 in Holistic Health , Side Hustle - 0 Comments
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Mandy is a speaker, author-in-the-making, and educator on how to use natural healthcare products, specifically pure, therapeutic grade essential oils. She has been a Paramedic for 12 years and intimately understands, both personally and professionally, the strengths and weaknesses of the traditional healthcare model. She is excited about the coming natural wellness revolution in this country and has made it her life's mission to make sure that people know there is more help out there, even when traditional medicine has nothing left to offer.

She is also a professional network marketer, and after 3 years in the industry has had lots of highs and lows. She is passionate about incorporating the concept of gratitude and relationship building into her business model and is currently working on another project through “Send Out Cards” to help other business professionals do the same.

You can connect with Mandy in her Facebook Group Essential Butterfly Wellness.

Tracey Minutolo

Published June 20, 2017 in Side Hustle - 0 Comments

Tracey Minutolo is a Side Hustle Coach and Financial Freedom Fighter who owns and runs the Side Hustler's Haven Community on Facebook. When we connected, it was a great day! To create a group dedicated to side-hustling was something I dreamed of but, alas, don't have the time for. Tracey does an amazing job of providing leadership, guidance, and education to get the group amped up and to keep them engaged. 

Tracey also maintains her coaching business page here: https://www.facebook.com/traceyminutolo/ and her website address is: http://traceyminutolo.com/

If you're a side hustler, you NEED to get some Tracey in your life! 

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Anita Farrelly

Published June 7, 2017 in Business , Side Hustle - 0 Comments

Join me in getting to know Anita Farrelly, amazing wife, mom, employee, business owner, and leader. Anita is one ambitious woman who has more going on than most - even us die-hard side-hustlers! One of Anita's side-hustles is her Rodan & Fields business. You can connect with her, and purchase products (like the amazing Lash Boost that I bought!) here: https://anitafarrelly.myrandf.com/Home.aspx

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Intro to The Side Hustle Rage

Published June 6, 2017 in Business , Side Hustle - 0 Comments

In this first episode of The Side Hustle Rage Podcast, you'll learn who I am, and what brought this podcast to life.

So, this podcast isn't perfect. I'm lucky enough to have access to LB7 Studio  for help with some of the episodes, but not all. Due to conflicting schedules, I'm going for it and recording some of these on the fly and I'm embracing the rough around the edges result. 

The cool thing about working with LB7 Studio, is that it's owned and run by a side-hustler too - one I know very well because he's my manager at my corporate job - cool huh?!

This podcast is sponsored by my startup Locally Rocks. At Locally Rocks, my mission is to help brick and mortar business owners level the playing field with social media marketing - check it out!  Or, find me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LocallyRocks/

Welcome, and enjoy.

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