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Side Hustle School

Panoply

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.

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.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Panoply

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

#1753 - Oil Field Mechanic Becomes Handyman to Realtors

10/19/2021
After learning that his wife was expecting twins, this oil mechanic (and Side Hustle School listener!) starts a business serving realtors with handyman projects. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day...

Duration:00:09:10

#1752 - Q&A: What’s the business model for empathetic listening skills?

10/18/2021
A listener hopes to adapt his sensitivity and skill for language usage into a profitable, fair business model. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for...

Duration:00:06:43

#1751 - Nomadic Couple Starts Vintage Camper Rental Biz

10/17/2021
This couple combines their love for travel and vintage campers into a unique rental experience. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star...

Duration:00:08:04

#1750 - Q&A: How to create a "hype coin"?

10/16/2021
After a NYT reporter created something called “Idiot Coin,” today’s caller wants to get in on the hype coin craze while it lasts. Also: is it true that we’re making a Side Hustle School digital currency? Buckle up! Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along!...

Duration:00:06:57

#1749 - Failure Friday: “I was exhausted and doing the bare minimum for my business…”

10/15/2021
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from Julia Taylor, the owner and designer of an adventure-themed brand of totes and mugs. When she and her husband combine business with travel, they get an unexpected surprise. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass...

Duration:00:07:44

#1748 - TBT: “MomBox” Expands to Popular Subscription Box Service

10/14/2021
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Kate Westervelt, the founder of MomBox. She’s gone from frustrated new mom to CEO of a growing startup! Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been...

Duration:00:07:08

#1747 - Q&A: What's the best way to keep track of side hustle ideas?

10/13/2021
Today’s listener is wondering about a good way to record and track ideas. Naturally, he’s thinking of side hustle ideas—but it really could apply to *any* ideas. I’ll give you three good options in my answer. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's...

Duration:00:05:30

#1746 - Tailgate Lover Creates Product Review Business

10/12/2021
When this insurance manager has an idea in the middle of the night, he balls in love with the intersection of entrepreneurship and sports. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017....

Duration:00:07:45

#1745 - Q&A: Going back-to-office puts a crimp in side hustle life

10/11/2021
Today’s listener has been operating his side hustle in secret while working remotely—and now he has to return to the office. What happens next?? Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1,...

Duration:00:07:17

#1744 - Instructor Offers Online Wellness Classes for Seniors

10/10/2021
This tech-savvy senior helps others find their zen with technology, all while getting paid for teaching classes through a third-party platform. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1,...

Duration:00:07:31

#1743 - Q&A: How to profit from the wild used car market?

10/9/2021
Used car prices are sky-high! If you’re not currently selling a car, is there any way to profit from markets like these? Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very...

Duration:00:06:33

#1742 - Failure Friday: Supplier Problem Harms Client Relationship

10/8/2021
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from an attorney who sells cork sunglasses (not at the seashore…). When a client placed a large order, a long delay in China caused the relationship to break down. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along!...

Duration:00:06:42

#1741 - TBT: Weightlifting Equipment Sets Pandemic PR

10/7/2021
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Mike Reed, founder of Micro Gainz, a system that helps weightlifters break plateaus. The pandemic helped him bulk up his business! Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along!...

Duration:00:07:34

#1740 - Q&A: Should I hire influencers to market my skincare products?

10/6/2021
Today’s caller is launching her own skincare line, and is thinking of paying influencers to post about her products. Is this a good idea—and if so, what does she need to know in advance? Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been...

Duration:00:06:41

#1739 - Viking Geek Turns Podcasting Pro

10/5/2021
A teenage history fan starts a podcast about vikings that grows to 50,000 downloads/month. He then becomes a podcast growth consultant, bringing in a full-time income. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single...

Duration:00:07:27

#1738 - Q&A: How to approach a company about a partnership?

10/4/2021
Today’s listener has an interesting challenge: he wants to reach out to a company he bought a product from and offer to partner with them. He’s already tracked down their key employees on LinkedIn. What’s the next step? Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it...

Duration:00:07:11

#1737 - Crafter Fashions Upcycled Chairs Into Six-Figure Shop

10/3/2021
A Texas crafter turns castoffs into whimsical works of art, earning a full-time income and building a sustainable business. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very...

Duration:00:07:30

#1736 - Q&A: “I’d like to create a cohort-based course like B-School”

10/2/2021
What are the advantages and disadvantages of structuring a course where students go through it at the same time—both for the students and the course creator? Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since...

Duration:00:06:29

#1735 - Failure Friday: Pancake Art in Bangkok Fails to Flip

10/1/2021
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the co-founder of Dancakes, the world’s first international pancake art brand. We profiled them for Episode 1,000 (!) and they’re back today with a strong disaster story. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass...

Duration:00:10:19

#1734 - TBT: Comfy Pillow Provides Seatbelt Support for Cancer Patients

9/30/2021
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the creator of the ParkPuff, a “go anywhere” seat belt pillow for cancer and surgery patients. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every...

Duration:00:09:08