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Side Hustle School

Side Hustle School

A daily show for everyone who works a regular job and wants to start an income-earning project on the side. In each episode, listeners will hear a different story of someone who's started a side hustle—along with what went well, how that person overcame challenges, and what happened as a result. The show is written and hosted by Chris Guillebeau, the New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, The Happiness of Pursuit, and other books.

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WEEKLY RECAP: Hungry Crossfitters, Monogrammed Scarves, & Cat Portraits

Side Hustle School

In our thirty-second weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

13 Min

Aug 13, 2017

Episode
Podcast
Time
Released
8 min
Aug 12, 2017
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A German couple create a personalized jewelry shop taking the fleeting memories of childhood and turning them into gorgeous memories that last forever.

13 min
Aug 6, 2017
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In our 31st weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: a listener asks about her dog’s Instagram account.

6 min
Aug 5, 2017
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Tired of a road warrior’s tangle of cables and plugs, a Hong-Kong-based entrepreneur makes chargers and adapters truly current.

12 min
Jul 30, 2017
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In our thirtieth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: a listener asks about shipping options for importing items from far away.

13 min
Jul 23, 2017
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In our twenty-ninth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: a listener asks about naming her side hustle.

6 min
Jul 22, 2017
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A high-school teacher turns his love for woodworking and business into lessons for his students, but it’s really he who’s doing all the learning.

10 min
Jul 16, 2017
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In our twenty-eighth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

5 min
Jul 15, 2017
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After being inspired by social good companies like TOMS, a woman in London creates a yoga accessories business that focuses on empowering women worldwide.

11 min
Jul 9, 2017
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In our twenty-seventh weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

4 min
Jul 8, 2017
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Tanya-Jane Park wasn’t looking for a side hustle when she went to a popular music festival, but when her friend lost her handbag, she managed to find one anyway

11 min
Jun 25, 2017
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In our twenty-fifth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

7 min
Jun 10, 2017
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A thirty-four-year-old fashionista in New York City finds a way to turn the economic crisis into an opportunity promoting affordable fashion while bringing in a profit to keep her flush in designer looks.

11 min
Jun 4, 2017
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In our twenty-second weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week.

9 min
Jun 3, 2017
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A developer in Pennsylvania decides to create a book registry website to cater to it bringing in a new stream of passive income.

12 min
May 28, 2017
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Listen to this episode for 3 specific tips and a simple methodology for making decisions.

7 min
May 27, 2017
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A love of 1920s-style photography allows a Texas woman to leave her day job and bring in multiple six-figures with classic “recreations” of a faraway time.

11 min
May 21, 2017
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In our twentieth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

8 min
May 20, 2017
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After kicking cancer to the curb, a Texas oncology nurse discovers the power of essential oils for hair regrowth and launches her own handmade hair care line.

6 min
May 19, 2017
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Adventures in creating homemade presents for friends and family lead a Beyoncé-obsessed duo to lip balm world domination. Bonus: learn Abraham Lincoln’s favorite dessert recipes.

8 min
May 18, 2017
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A web developer and a faceless artist in Florida team up with celebrities on Instagram to promote hip hop glitter pendants. Thug life has never looked so shiny!

14 min
May 17, 2017
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A web developer develops an audio system that helps medical students memorize human anatomy. Seven years later, it still produces $800/month in profit.

9 min
May 16, 2017
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After a doctor diagnoses her husband with a corn syrup allergy, a healthcare analyst mixes up a line of healthy, sweet baked goods that turns into a stable second income.

8 min
May 15, 2017
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An avid plant collector in the UK makes the most out of a temporary unemployment situation by building and selling glass terrariums.

14 min
May 14, 2017
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In our nineteenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

6 min
May 13, 2017
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After overcoming childhood barriers, Shirag Shemmassian leveraged his educational success to launch an admissions assistance side hustle.

8 min
May 12, 2017
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An avid runner has a difficult time finding gloves or mittens that feel comfortable enough for running while also keep her fingers warm in the winter. She decides to make her own and pursues a patent for her idea.

7 min
May 11, 2017
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A former NASA employee with an unbridled enthusiasm for horseback riding changes her hustle strategy and proves she’s no one trick pony. We’re not horsing around!

7 min
May 10, 2017
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A corporate employee takes charge over a new branch of the company he works at and ends up creating a second income for himself. Don’t fire your boss… get them to pay you twice!

9 min
May 7, 2017
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In our eighteenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

7 min
May 6, 2017
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A Tennessee man starts a low-tech, low-stress side hustle and creates a substantial side income working only on the weekend. No website needed!

9 min
May 5, 2017
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Sometimes a shift is all you need to get on the right track. This blogger was able to get out of debt and make $82,000 last year while working two hours a day before and after his real job.

6 min
May 4, 2017
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She’s loud, she’s proud, and she’s wielding a hammer to smash the patriarchy with her hand-stamped feminist jewelry line.

9 min
May 3, 2017
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Four friends take a whack at the lawn care industry’s weeds and find ways to better connect vendors and customers.

7 min
May 1, 2017
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While serving time after a run in with the law, one man and his cousin get creative in the kitchen, then launch a successful food truck, catering, and restaurant business in rural Pennsylvania.

9 min
Apr 30, 2017
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In our seventeenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

8 min
Apr 29, 2017
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A Texas photographer combines his love for art and science fiction to add magic to his photography specializing in cosplay and all things geek.

6 min
Apr 28, 2017
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An on-location, by appointment yoga studio helps a UX designer earn an additional $40,000 a year working only a few hours each week.

8 min
Apr 27, 2017
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A couple brings their love of handmade wooden accessories, technology, and design to life with a side hustle manufacturing handmade wooden desk accessories and phone cases.

7 min
Apr 26, 2017
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A late night craving evolves into a cookie delivery service spreading chocolate chip goodness throughout the land.

8 min
Apr 25, 2017
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A longing for expression and self-love pushes one woman into a successful side hustle helping others live more fulfilling lives through the practice of breathwork.

8 min
Apr 24, 2017
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A New York-based consultant brews his need for energy into a tea delivery service that offers customers a chance to discover new tea varieties each month.

9 min
Apr 23, 2017
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In our sixteenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

8 min
Apr 21, 2017
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After witnessing the struggles that many students have with one of college’s most challenging subjects, a chemist creates a blog to help bridge the gap in knowledge.

6 min
Apr 20, 2017
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A lifelong crafter who makes jewelry to cope with the stress of working in the mental health field launches an etsy store and gets her items featured on several major TV shows.

8 min
Apr 19, 2017
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Healthy meal planning can be rough. One man is on a mission to help people be more health-conscious with his subscription-based website selling meal prep recipes.

5 min
Apr 15, 2017
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A fascination for why people think helps a performing artist shift from earning $2,000 for college shows to $20,000 for corporate events.

5 min
Apr 14, 2017
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In this buzzworthy episode, a Texas woman creates a $4,000/month side hustle as an advocate for sustainable honeybee habitats.

7 min
Apr 13, 2017
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A Colorado scientist publishes a science fiction magazine and builds it to a sustainable income of $1,800/month, funded largely by his readers.

6 min
Apr 12, 2017
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A 365-day photo project transitions to a hustle teaching small business owners how to create videos using their smartphones.

6 min
Apr 11, 2017
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An expat living in Japan packages candy and sends it around the world to hundreds of people who pay $29/month.

6 min
Apr 10, 2017
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A New York City man goes on a forgettable date, but falls in love with an idea to create his own museum tours.

9 min
Apr 9, 2017
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In our fourteenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

5 min
Apr 8, 2017
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How five minutes of internet research inspired one couple to start an in-home pilates studio in their unfinished basement.

6 min
Apr 7, 2017
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A stay-at-home mother starts a podcast about essential oils and pulls her family off government assistance.

7 min
Apr 6, 2017
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A corporate employee in Texas enters the online world of calligraphy and hand-lettering, and changes it along the way to suit her strengths.

6 min
Apr 5, 2017
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A leather craftsman starts a successful, multiple six-figure side hustle after being inspired by the tannery he works at for his day job.

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