Latest Side Hustle Posts
Adventures in building job-free income streams.
Navid had been blogging and podcasting about lifestyle business topics, but wrote one epic “round-up” post that went viral on the subject of personal branding.
Sensing he was on to something, and noticing the success of virtual summits in other industries (like health and fitness), he decided to put together The Branding Summit.
At the time, Navid had a modest list of 1000 email subscribers. The summit quadrupled that number and generated $20,000 in revenue the month it went live.
There’s a seldom-discussed truth about online business:
No one really knows what they’re doing.
It’s a practice, a process, a call-and-response experiment. Sometimes things work and sometimes they don’t. Sometimes blog posts get a great reaction and sometimes they’re met with crickets. Sure, there are systems and formulas and “best practices” to follow, but no one can guarantee success.
Should you quit your side hustle?
My guest this week says you should, and argues that what you should do instead is find an apprenticeship. Taylor Pearson is the author of the bestselling The End of Jobs, and one of those super-smart individuals we should all pay attention to.
The book is largely a historical perspective on where our economy is today and where we’re going; and it’s at once terrifying yet optimistic.
This post is about fueling your body efficiently, deliciously, and cheaply.
For most of this year, I realized I’ve realized I’m only eating 2 “meals” a day.
And because the lunch dish is very routine, that’s only 1 meal a day that requires any planning or out-of-the-ordinary shopping.