Side Hustle to Small Business tells the stories of people who took their first step as an entrepreneur while still working a full-time job. Each week, entrepreneurs open up about their first steps and choices made, sharing business insights and lessons learned. If you’re thinking about starting a side hustle this is your chance to learn from entrepreneurs who have built something from nothing. And, if you’ve already started your own business, Side Hustle to Small Business offers practical advice to help you chart your own course.
This entrepreneur is set to ‘break the glass’ in her industry
You have an idea for a business. So, you cash in your 401K and start a business in an industry you’ve never worked in before. It’s not the path most entrepreneurs take but for Alix Peabody this is exactly how she launched her business and set out to change an industry.
When Craftsmanship Meets Entrepreneurship: How a cabinetmaker built a business
Josh Crandal went from building a TV stand in his childhood bedroom to crafting everything from elegant kitchen cabinets to custom living room wall units. It was the overwhelmingly positive reaction of a customer that inspired Josh to pursue a path to entrepreneurship
This entrepreneur knows how to draw a crowd
Greg Frank went to Hollywood to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. He eventually found his way to becoming an entrepreneur, using his creative expertise to help launch new brands and products.For more information about Side Hustle to Small Business visit www.hiscox.com/side-hustle-to-small-business
Former teacher brings passion for arts and culture to life in a magazine
Angela Yungk began her career as a teacher but quickly found herself searching for a new direction in life. Along with her business partner, Angela eventually went on to create Art Hive Magazine. This is the story of how you can break into a new industry with no previous experience and find success.
After school teacher solves domestic violence shelter’s data collection problem
Steven Jenkins knew someone who had experienced domestic violence. He wanted to help others who had experienced the same so he decided to volunteer at a local domestic violence shelter. What Steven would come to learn was the database the shelter was using was inadequate and the staff was spending too much time on data collection when they could be helping people at the shelter. Here’s the story of how Steven set out to solve that problem, and how he turned a volunteer position into a full time job and eventually a business.For more information about Side Hustle to Small Business visit www.hiscox.com/side-hustle-to-small-business
Attorney turns passion for yoga into a business
As Claire Zovko was wrapping up her college basketball career, she took her first yoga class and discovered a new passion. Years later, while practicing law and advancing her own knowledge of yoga, Claire began to teach yoga and eventually found herself in a position to run her own yoga studio. This is the story of how a passion can turn into a business.For more information about Side Hustle to Small Business visit www.hiscox.com/side-hustle-to-small-businessFollow Lou Casale on Twitter @loucasale
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I feel like the stories are super relatable and helpful and inspiring!!
Insightful & Inspiring
I highly recommend this podcast to anyone looking to make the leap from side hustle to small business. As one of the guests on the show I can honestly say I've learned more from listening to my fellow guests than I have in months of reading blogs. We need more entrepreneurs!
I loved Angela’s episode! Go Art Hive!