We all need a little motivation to not give up on ourselves ESPECIALLY if you’ve just launched a business. ESPECIALLY if crap you didn’t see coming splats you right in the face like a lemon meringue pie and you think, not now! why now! I’ve just gone all in with the hustle.
I was so excited to speak to the guys over at We Teach Me. I was invited to speak about a startup’s early years and how to navigate through them. As early-stage entrepreneurs, things can get extremely overwhelming but we also welcome it. The drive, ambition, passion and love we have for our business becomes an all-encompassing part of our lives.
I have always been fascinated by the idea of being an online entrepreneur. The freedom to earn an income whilst travelling the world, work from the beach and spend lazy hours napping next to my kids. My personal side hustle story started back in 2015. I am still asked daily 'what is a side hustle' so here's the best way to talk to it through my own journey.
I am told often (in one variation or another) that not everything works out and it's time to get my grit on. I am told often that I need to have a balanced view of life. I am told often that I need to calm the fuck down.
I don't think I need to do any of those things really. Don't ever assume that positive, light-filled souls haven't lived through sadness and haven't seen all the crap that life can serve us…
Not long ago I decided to start documenting my #sidehustletomainhustle journey via LinkedIn vlogs. I wanted to one day take a look back at my first 90 days in main hustle land and diarise the madness along the way. For me, it was a way to keep accountable, keep track of my promises to myself and most of all get into some good daily habits of success.
I lived in a fear of my own entrepreneurial ambition for years. I started a little recruitment blog on the side and not to make money, but to help out a community of job seekers desperately needing help and clarity