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How to infuse more compassion into your business, whether it's having more compassion for you as the CEO or for the journey your intended customers are going through. For owners of (very) small businesses who are struggling with the online marketing and back end processes of building a brand that supports the communities you care about. Formerly "The Self-Employed Nerd."

Compassionate Side Hustle Strategy Rochelle Sanchez

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How to infuse more compassion into your business, whether it's having more compassion for you as the CEO or for the journey your intended customers are going through. For owners of (very) small businesses who are struggling with the online marketing and back end processes of building a brand that supports the communities you care about. Formerly "The Self-Employed Nerd."

    Shifting Gears from Service-Based to Product-Based

    Shifting Gears from Service-Based to Product-Based

    Show notes for this episode: https://rochellesanchez.com/how-I-plan-to-pivot-my-business
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    In this episode, Rochelle opens up about her personal journey as an entrepreneur and discusses her plans for a creative business pivot. Listeners grappling with the frustrations of a secretive business landscape will find solace in Rochelle's candid sharing of her experiences.
     
    Key Takeaways:
    Rochelle shares her experiences, shedding light on the challenges of entrepreneurship and her own transformative business pivot.
    Break the secrecy barrier: If you've ever felt frustrated by the lack of transparency in business education, Rochelle's open discussion offers a refreshing perspective on navigating the entrepreneurial landscape.
    Embrace creative entrepreneurship: Rochelle's shift from service-based to product and workshop-oriented business provides inspiration for listeners seeking alternative paths to success.
    Prioritize self-care: Learn from Rochelle's decision to take a break and reevaluate her podcast strategy, emphasizing the importance of sustainable work habits and avoiding burnout.
    Join the journey: Engage with Rochelle's upcoming offerings, including a course on social media content planning and a unique vision board workshop, designed to help you envision and plan your business goals in a fun and creative way.
     

    • 22 min
    How to stand out in a saturated, competitive industry

    How to stand out in a saturated, competitive industry

    Show notes for this episode: https://rochellesanchez.com/selling-in-an-oversaturated-industry
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    In this episode, Rochelle explores practical tips for entrepreneurs facing the challenges of a highly competitive market. Whether offering a service or a product, she shares valuable insights on differentiating oneself in a saturated industry.
     
    Keywords: oversaturated market challenges, competitive industry differentiation, business uniqueness strategies, customer pain point solutions, standing out in crowded markets, elevator pitch, addressing client struggles, empathetic marketing tactics, lifestyle-focused branding, personalized marketing examples, navigating market competition, entrepreneurial differentiation, unique business approaches, market differentiation tips, standing out in a competitive field
     

    • 11 min
    10 Ways to Rest Now So You Don't Burn Out Later

    10 Ways to Rest Now So You Don't Burn Out Later

    Show notes for this episode: https://rochellesanchez.com/10-ways-to-avoid-burnout
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    Rochelle guides entrepreneurs through 10 essential strategies to prioritize rest and sidestep burnout in this insightful episode. If you're grappling with the pressure to keep going without a break, these practical tips are your pathway to sustainable success.
    By incorporating these strategies, entrepreneurs can build a foundation for long-lasting success while prioritizing their well-being. Tune in to learn how to create a thriving business without sacrificing personal health.
     
    Keywords:
    entrepreneurial burnout, sustainable success, work-life balance, self-care strategies, productivity tips, creative rejuvenation, prevent burnout, stress reduction, holistic wellness, business resilience, personal growth, sustainable entrepreneurship, mindful living, well-being practices, motivation
     

    • 10 min
    Transformative Goal Setting for Sensitive Souls: Alternatives to traditional goal setting

    Transformative Goal Setting for Sensitive Souls: Alternatives to traditional goal setting

    Sensitives! Empaths! It's time to embrace your unique superpower! In this episode, Rochelle explores the challenges faced by those who feel overwhelmed by the demands of hustle culture and provides a refreshing perspective on goal setting for empathic entrepreneurs. An intro to alternative goal-setting methods that foster success without compromising well-being.
    Connect with Rochelle on LinkedIn, share your experiences, and be part of a supportive community redefining success in the business world. Subscribe now for more insightful episodes and take the first step toward a balanced and fulfilling approach to entrepreneurship. Remember, your superpower is your strength.
    Keywords: struggles, burnout, hustle culture, alternative goal-setting, emotional intelligence, empathic entrepreneurship, stress management, unique superpower, sensitivity, redefine success, mindful business, balanced journey, entrepreneurial challenges, authentic success, thriving
     
    Show notes for this episode: https://www.rochellesanchez.com/Alternatives-to-traditional-goal-setting 
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    • 12 min
    Taking Your Side Hustle Full-Time

    Taking Your Side Hustle Full-Time

     
    In this episode, Rochelle shares advice on transitioning a side hustle into a full-time gig. For listeners struggling with the fear of the unknown or financial uncertainties, Rochelle offers practical tips to make the leap confidently.
    Key Takeaways:
    Track Your Expenses: Keep a list of all business costs, including renewals and unexpected expenses, to better understand your financial needs when going full-time.
    Communicate with Loved Ones: Share your entrepreneurial journey with family and friends. Involving them early on can provide valuable support and understanding.
    Document Your Processes: Establish efficient back-end systems and document repetitive tasks to streamline operations and make future hiring smoother.
    Prioritize Mental Health: Seek the guidance of a mental health professional before making the transition. It's crucial to maintain clarity and confidence in your decision.
    Understand Business Sustainability: Recognize the seasons of entrepreneurship and ensure your side hustle's income is sustainable before taking it full-time.
    Remember, being a risk-taker is commendable, and having a financial backup plan, whether in savings or through supportive networks, is crucial for a smoother transition.


    Show notes for this episode: What to Do When You Know You’re Ready to Take Your Side Hustle Full-Time - Rochelle Sanchez
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    https://instagram.com/rochellesanch
    https://linkedin.com/in/rochellesanch/
     
    Keywords: entrepreneurial challenges, financial uncertainty, family support, operational overwhelm, mental health concerns, business sustainability, fear of the unknown, risk-taker struggles, self-employment doubts, income unpredictability, emotional hurdles, entrepreneurial journey apprehensions, financial backup planning, passion versus stability, documenting business processes

    • 17 min
    Master Your Business Mindset: 3 Things to STOP Saying Right Now

    Master Your Business Mindset: 3 Things to STOP Saying Right Now

    Show notes & transcript for this episode: https://rochellesanchez.com/3-things-to-stop-saying-inner-drama
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    In this episode, let's talk about three common struggles many business owners face, and how to overcome them. 
    Struggling with Feeling Stuck? Rochelle discusses the common complaint about social media algorithms, providing a fresh perspective on how to navigate frustration and find balance in content creation.
    Networking Anxiety? Addressing the challenge of networking, Rochelle encourages listeners to focus on connecting with specific groups they feel comfortable with, making the process more genuine and enjoyable.
    What are you prioritizing? Create a manageable workload by prioritizing one or two tasks, and boost your morale by being your own biggest cheerleader—celebrate the small wins on your journey.

    • 7 min

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