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Side Hustle City

Step into Side Hustle City, the ultimate podcast for entrepreneurs, creatives, and anyone eager to turn their side hustle into a full-time passion. We bring you real-life stories of resilience, innovation, and success from diverse entrepreneurs who’ve made the leap from side projects to profitable ventures. Whether you're exploring entrepreneurship, looking for business insights, or seeking inspiration to fuel your journey, join us for valuable tips and motivational tales. Transform your passion into a thriving business with Side Hustle City, where dreamers become doers.

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Mastering the Art of Relational Real Estate with Coach Jacki Semerau Tait
Ever wondered how a flair for people skills can transform into a real estate empire? Join us as we sit down with Jacki Semerau Tait, the relational real estate champion and a top one percent realtor, who shares her incredible transition from the world of sales and marketing into the lucrative realm of property sales. Discover the insider's track on how to leverage your network, use client relationship managers effectively, and turn every casual interaction into a potential business opportunity, with Jacki's narrative underscoring the profound impact of solid client education and exceptional service.This episode is a treasure trove of strategies for anyone looking to cultivate a thriving side hustle in real estate. You'll get a front-row seat to Jacke's mastery of networking and mentorship that's essential for every budding agent's toolkit. From the significance of hosting open houses to establish credibility to the subtleties of navigating the competitive landscape using modern techniques, Jacki's experience is a goldmine for new agents and seasoned investors alike. Plus, you'll be privy to personal stories that reveal how organic, everyday encounters can lead to substantial growth in the biz.Finally, we tackle the allure and cautionary tales woven into the fabric of real estate investment. Jacke offers sage advice on vacation rentals, the impact of ever-changing regulations, and how to craft an adaptable exit strategy to stay ahead of the curve. And when it comes to potential pitfalls—from the legality of sublets to the intricacies of 'subject to' property deals—Jacki's insights will arm you with the knowledge to sidestep common traps and embrace opportunities with confidence. Tune in for an episode that could very well be the keystone to building your own real estate success story.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
53:17 4/10/24
Mid-Market Multifamily Investments with Evan Curtis: Strategies for Success in Real Estate
Unlock the secrets of successful mid-market multifamily property investments with our latest guest, Evan Curtis of Vanamore Investments. Dive deep into the world of real estate as we dissect how a skilled CPA can be your ally in conquering financial complexities and reveal how undermanaged properties can be polished into profitable ventures. We also tackle the thorny issue of taxation, providing invaluable insights for investors looking to maximize returns in a challenging economic climate.The investment landscape is evolving, and we're here to guide you through it. We delve into the phenomenon of coastal money pouring into the Midwest, radically transforming local markets. Evan shares his expertise on the challenges that come with this influx, such as overvaluation and offers strategic advice on scouting distressed property opportunities. Our discussion traverses the transformation of commercial spaces to residential gems and the impact of shifting work patterns on downtown real estate.Strap in as we chart a course through the future of real estate investment, with a focus on seizing opportunities amidst high interest rates. Evan Curtis lays out Vanamore Investments' approach to building a robust portfolio and the importance of a strong investor network. Discover why now might be the golden hour for investors to strike, and learn how you can connect with Vanamore to get your slice of the real estate pie. With no new deals on the table just yet, we're on the lookout for the next big opportunity—and you're invited to join the hunt.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
37:45 4/4/24
A Masterclass in Adaptation and Insight with Telecommunications Vet Paul Rupert
Prepare to be captivated as we sit down with the ever-insightful Paul Rupert, whose career is as varied as it is fascinating. From the corridors of the Capitol to the front lines of tech revolutions, Paul shares the twists and turns of a journey that's as unpredictable as it is inspiring. Discover the uncharted paths from political campaigns to the Reagan administration, the birth of enterprise zones, and how regional pride shapes the heart of America’s political battlegrounds.Ever wondered how AI could aid in disaster relief or what quantum computing means for global communications? Paul Rupert, with stories that span decades, unveils the transformative power of emerging technologies, taking us back to a time when Sam Altman was a rising star. His experience weaves through the advent of AI to tales of cryptography and the nebulous world of tech innovation. Paul's narrative, peppered with encounters from smoky bars to Silicon Valley, reveals the profound impact technology has on our lives and hints at the foretelling nature of his insights.Navigating the complex seas of messaging business regulations and international telecommunications, Paul Rupert proves to be as adept as he is entertaining. He recounts the intricacies of compliance battles, the art of simplifying the overly complicated for global audiences, and the unexpected ways his political acumen has influenced his professional ventures. As he switches from tales of scuffles in France to the corporate boardrooms where he's shaped the mobile telecom industry, Paul's stories offer a masterclass in perseverance. Join us for an episode that's packed with laughter, lessons, and a lifetime's worth of experience, all shared by a man who's traversed over 60 countries and countless challenges with an unyielding spirit and relentless curiosity.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
49:26 4/2/24
Cultural Richness and Financial Acumen with Economist Paul Rivera
When Paul Rivera joined us from the Dominican Republic, the conversation ignited with an energy as warm as his home country's sun. We traversed the paths of language mastery, unraveling the threads that bind romance languages and how this skill enhances the entrepreneurial spirit. Our exchanges with Paul, a seasoned economist with a PhD, delved into the heart of economics education—questioning traditional methods and advocating for an analytical mindset that's critical in today's ever-evolving economic landscape. Imagine the richness of a dialogue that spans the globe, from the bustling streets of his island nation to the inner workings of a language academy in Mexico—all through the lens of economic savvy and linguistic prowess.As the chat progressed, resilience became the cornerstone of our journey, a testament to the untold strength found in education and wise investment strategies. Sharing personal battles and victories from the trenches of economic adversity, we unearthed the tools necessary to navigate and dismantle the walls of generational poverty. We painted a portrait of the American Dream reimagined, where understanding the rules of the economic game isn't just a skill, but a necessity for those carving their path in a new world, a lifeline for the first-generation American forging their legacy.The final act of our symposium brought the unspoken rules of success to the forefront, with networking and self-advocacy under the spotlight. As a testament to overcoming barriers, I recounted my family's legacy—the lessons learned and the bonds forged through shared struggles and triumphs. Whether it's the transformative power of dance, the discipline of martial arts, or the journey through martial arts history and its influence on personal development, every story we shared served as a beacon, illuminating the path toward empowerment and the celebration of one's unique strengths. With Paul Rivera's insights enriching our narrative, this episode stands not just as a conversation, but as a mosaic of life's lessons and the joy found in the pursuit of passion and partnership.Check out the book:https://beactchange.com/creating-your-limitless-life-book/Visit the website:https://beactchange.com/As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
50:12 4/1/24
Scaling Your Small Business: Expert Strategies and Community Support with Dawn Parks
Unlock the secrets to scaling your small business with expert Dawn Parks from NKU, who joins us on Side Hustle City to share her wealth of knowledge. From the critical shift of managing your business as a professional to the intricacies of financial comprehension, Dawn provides a treasure trove of actionable insights. Prepare to transform the way you tackle accounting, strategic planning, and the crucial transition from working in your business to working on it. Our conversation is a lifeline for those operating on tight margins, guiding you through the hurdles and paving the way for seizing opportunities like loans, sales, or expansion.Step into the collaborative world of the Biz Access Hub at NKU, where Dawn unveils the support network revolutionizing the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises. Discover how the Business Alliance of Northern Kentucky (BANK) cultivates synergy without overshadowing existing service providers, and learn about the bank of community vendors and the lifetime membership model. It's a peek behind the curtain at how a cohesive ecosystem of coaching, consulting, and resources can empower your business's ascent, with Dawn leading the charge.As we traverse the entrepreneurial landscape of Northern Kentucky, we spotlight stories of innovation and share wisdom from personal experiences. Dawn and I dissect the transformative power of community support, from turning a food product idea FDA-ready to leveraging blockchain in agriculture. Understand the three pillars crucial for scaling—product, sales and marketing, and administration—and hear how even a gym owner can expand into new markets with the right approach. Get ready to absorb the strategies that will elevate your small business to new heights, as we guide you through the maze of growth and success.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
58:14 3/30/24
Simon Schillebeeckx: From Lectures to an Eco-Innovation Side Hustle
Imagine embarking on a journey from the halls of academia to the bustling streets of sustainable entrepreneurship. That's the story of Simon Schillebeeckx, our latest guest on the podcast. Simon, originally a scholar with deep Belgian roots, now stands at the forefront of Singapore's green business scene as the founder of Handprint, a for-profit venture born out of his non-profit initiatives. He takes us through an enlightening narrative of his transition, discussing the resilience required to morph his side hustle into a significant tool for environmental conservation. His ambitions and the eye-opening experiences in Myanmar that led to the establishment of the Global Mangrove Trust showcase the profound impact that one individual's dedication can have on our planet.As we chat with Simon, his dual life as a professor and an entrepreneur unfolds, revealing the fascinating weave of sustainability and digitization in business models. He brings forth a treasure trove of insights from his academic journey, highlighting the critical role of credibility and credentials, especially in Asian markets. Simon also delves into how Handprint is pioneering the integration of technology with ecological initiatives, providing businesses with innovative solutions for environmental and social governance. It's a compelling look at how data and sustainability intersect, offering hope and practical pathways for companies to create and measure impactful change.Closing our discussion, Simon challenges the prevailing narrative of climate responsibility, advocating for a shift from the guilt associated with carbon footprints to the proactive development of 'handprints.' Through his work, he encourages businesses and individuals to embrace the positive actions they can undertake, such as tree-planting initiatives that resonate with company milestones and community engagement. He invites our listeners to explore Handprint's approach to sustainability - an approach that promises not only a greener future but also serves as an intriguing investment opportunity. Simon's story is a testament to the power of entrepreneurial spirit in driving sustainable change, and this episode is a call to action for all who wish to leave a positive mark on the world.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
50:20 3/25/24
Build a Successful Freelance Career and Financial Independence with Ashley Stanford
Ever dreamt of shaking off the 9-to-5 shackles and venturing into the world of freelancing? Get ready to be swept into a world where your side hustle becomes your main gig, and your network is your net worth. Joining us is Ashley Stanford, who'll share her seamless networking strategies that open doors to endless possibilities. As your host, I'll match Ashley's tales with my own route from designer to creative director, discussing the liberating aspects of freelancing – shaping your narrative, selecting your clientele, and setting your own metrics for success.Navigating the freelance marketing landscape can be as intricate as it is rewarding. In this episode, drawing from my firsthand experience in sectors from medical devices to event ticketing with Ticket Socket, I reveal invaluable strategies on analytics, targeted advertising, and the ins and outs of engaging email and SMS campaigns. And let's not forget about the power of your past - we'll explore how old agency connections can be the golden ticket to flourishing freelance opportunities and weigh the pros and cons of collaborating with larger agencies. These partnerships could be the crucible where your marketing consultancy career is forged.As we wrap up, we wade through the perks freelancing can unleash – think passive income from evergreen content and the joy of curating a diverse project portfolio. Ashley and I discuss the pivotal role of financial savvy, from pricing your services to the fine art of tax management, and recommend tools like FreshBooks to keep the finances in check. Plus, discover the unexpected might of platforms like Pinterest in monetizing your blogging efforts, and get a sneak peek into my startup, Ice Cream Social, which is making waves alongside Comcast and NBC. Tune in for a candid blend of advice, personal anecdotes, and, of course, a good laugh or two – all served up to help you navigate your future in the freelance cosmos.Learn more about Ashley at:https://ashleyncline.comAs you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
54:20 3/21/24
From Service to Entrepreneurship: Empowering Veteran Businesses with the DAV's Nick Brophy
Have you ever glanced up at a billboard and felt your destiny shift? That's what happened to Nick Brophy, a Kentucky native whose life took a turn towards service and valor. In our latest episode, Nick, explains the mission of the Disabled American Veterans and the Patriot Boot Camp. He sits down to share his remarkable journey from a bright-eyed recruit drawn in by the promise of education, to a military officer, to a steadfast advocate for veteran entrepreneurs. His story is one of transformation and dedication, a path that's led him to empower those who've served our country as they venture into the world of business ownership and community impact.Picture a region where crossing county lines could mean stepping into a new economic powerhouse. We delve into the potential effects of merging Northern Kentucky counties with Hamilton County, unraveling how this could reshape the political and economic landscape. Nick and I dissect the entrepreneurial ecosystem, sifting through the complexities of buying existing businesses versus starting from scratch. We unlock the doors to understanding the hidden value in less glamorous ventures like laundromats and illuminate the psychological hurdles that entrepreneurs often face. It’s an eye-opening conversation that challenges preconceptions and equips you with fresh perspectives on business customization and growth.As we wrap up, the spotlight turns to veterans making a mark post-service. Initiatives like a T-shirt business donating half its proceeds to charity and the underused veterans' funds in Ohio showcase the diverse ways veterans continue to serve their communities. We highlight the partnership between DAV and Patriot Bootcamp, focused on supporting veterans and their spouses in their business endeavors. Through courageous storytelling and engaging discussions, this episode serves as a beacon for aspiring entrepreneurs, offering practical advice, and shining a light on the extraordinary contributions of our veterans. Join us; it’s a discussion that promises to inspire and guide in equal measure.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
59:55 3/19/24
Navigating the Crypto Landscape: Insights, Strategies, and Nostalgia with Luke Sestito
Embark on a journey through the crypto cosmos with Luke Sestito, our return guest on Side Hustle City, who brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Prepare to navigate the highs and lows of the market with our firsthand tales, from the adrenaline rush of buying the dip to the intense debates on Bitcoin's future amidst institutional meddling. We reminisce about the simpler times of Bitcoin's infancy, marvel at the Ethereum revolution, and consider the place of early enthusiasts in today's landscape dominated by financial behemoths. With the resurgence of Bitcoin's clout, we candidly discuss the spikes and plummets inherent in trading, offering a word of caution: this digital rodeo is not for the faint of heart.Dive into strategic musings as we draw parallels between AI's infiltration of cybersecurity and the tidal wave that was the internet's advent. We poke at the inflated promises of AI-blockchain hybrids, while acknowledging the trailblazing tendencies of Bitcoin in setting market precedents. Moreover, we share golden nuggets on cashing out from unpredictable tokens to reinvest in the crypto stalwarts. The episode closes by stirring up nostalgia for the days of community-driven crypto meetups, and we're left toying with the idea of rekindling those embers of camaraderie in the crypto community. Join us for a session rife with insights, strategy, and a touch of sentimentality for the old-school crypto days.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
28:50 3/13/24
Safeguarding Your Digital World: Cybersecurity Tips from Expert Josh Hankins
Prepare to arm yourself with knowledge as cybersecurity expert Josh Hankins joins us on Side Hustle City to discuss the insidious rise of cyber threats. We're not just talking about obscure viruses; we're tackling the real danger lurking behind your screen—data breaches that could expose your most private information. Josh, with his wealth of experience, doesn't just paint a picture of ruin; he equips us with the tools to fight back, emphasizing the need for solid backup strategies, smart password habits, and the wisdom of using VPNs in public spaces. Tune in to transform from a potential victim to a well-guarded netizen.When artificial intelligence becomes your co-worker, it's important to know its quirks and qualities. That's why we're taking a journey through the AI landscape, sharing personal experiences that highlight why critical evaluation of AI outputs is crucial. But technology isn't just about the code; it's about the people behind it. We examine the essential role of communication in the tech world, especially when it comes to translating the complex language of technology into actionable business strategies. If you've ever felt lost in the digital woods, this episode acts as your compass, guiding you through the maze of tech speak and AI oddities.Ending on a high note, our conversation with Josh Hankins delves into the most pressing cybersecurity threats of our time and the defense strategies you can deploy. Discover how to outsmart phishing scams and why industries like banking and healthcare are hot targets for cybercriminals. From crafting strong passphrases to setting unusual financial alerts, we share tips that you can put into practice today. And for businesses seeking to shield their operations, Josh offers a glimpse into the world of cybersecurity consulting. It's not just a discussion; it's a masterclass in protecting your digital domain.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
38:00 3/11/24
From Blue-Collar Roots to Tech Entrepreneur: Revolutionizing Road Construction with Bryce Wuori
Join us on a transformative journey with Bryce Wuori, MPM, CEO of Pavewise, a visionary in the asphalt paving industry who firmly believes in the transformative power of technology within infrastructure. Bryce's blue-collar roots have blossomed into a tech entrepreneurship realm, where he's revolutionizing the pavement industry through Pavewise, a web-based software that maximizes productivity and enhances project quality.Bryce's story isn't just about overcoming obstacles; it's a testament to the organic growth of a company setting a new standard for smart, technologically-driven road construction. Pavewise, meticulously crafted by Bryce Wuori, reclaims countless hours for field workers by simplifying documentation and project management, resulting in increased incentives and profits for paving contractors.Embark with us as we delve into Bryce's evolution, from his strategic decisions in venture capital partnerships to the community-building efforts within the Side Hustle City Facebook group. Bryce's narrative is a blend of courage, tenacity, and innovative thinking, offering a roadmap for those dreaming of paving their own path to success.Discover how niche software like Pavewise collides with operational challenges in the construction industry, resulting in a powerhouse of innovation. Our conversation with Bryce walks us through the development of Pavewise, a web app harnessing data analytics for smarter decision-making, even under the most changeable weather conditions.Bryce Wuori, recognized nationally as an asphalt expert, integrates project variables within asphalt paving quality procedures to increase project revenues. Pavewise's strategy for success efficiently manages project variables, integrating paving solutions to ensure every paving project thrives.Join us for a compelling episode that's as inspiring as it is informative, and witness how one person's side hustle is laying down new tracks for an entire industry.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
48:26 3/11/24
Self-reflection and Success for Future Entrepreneurs with Dr. Derrick Love
Unlock the essence of leadership and embrace the transformative approach to education with Dr. Derrick Love, who joins us to dissect the vital attributes of guiding others through turbulent times. Our conversation with this esteemed Texas-based educator and author offers a wealth of insight into the crucial role of self-awareness and empathy in leading effectively. As we navigate the ever-changing landscape of education, Dr. Love's expertise shines a light on the urgent need for collaborative efforts to arm students with the skills necessary to excel in burgeoning fields like AI and cybersecurity.Feel the pulse of effective communication as we exchange personal stories and experiences that emphasize the significance of active listening and establishing a culture where every contribution is acknowledged and cherished. With Dr. Love's narrative, we recognize the impact of personal biases and the importance of empathy in leadership. Together, we unpack the subtle art of positive influence and delve into strategies for fostering genuine connections that encourage growth and success within any team or organization.Lastly, get inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit where side hustles are not just about profit, but passion. Dr. Love and I share the joys of pursuing side projects that resonate with your personal mission, whether that's community service, non-profit work, or political endeavors. His literary journey underscores the influence of education and leadership in uplifting communities and sparking societal change. By the end of our dialogue, you'll be equipped with a renewed perspective on leadership's role in shaping a better future and the potential of education to elevate every corner of our society.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
54:52 3/8/24
Deciphering Crypto Markets and Navigating Blockchain's Future with Luke Sestito
Discover the dynamic currents shaping the cryptocurrency landscape and decipher the strategic moves of key financial players, forecasting the trajectory of Bitcoin and alternative coins. Tune in to Side Hustle City with Luke Sestito as we unravel the intricacies of the crypto market, from dissecting trends to probing into topics like Bitcoin ETFs, mining dynamics, and the captivating phenomenon of 'alt season'. No stone remains unturned as we delve into the cyclical nature of the market and offer a distinct perspective on how new financial instruments and influential industry players send ripples through the ecosystem.Reflecting on the transformative journey of the past half-decade, we analyze the seismic impact of global events such as the DeFi explosion, the pandemic, and geopolitical shifts on blockchain technology and its fusion with traditional domains. Our dialogue unveils the pivotal role of governmental policies and electoral outcomes in shaping the industry's terrain while spotlighting the accelerating shift of capital from conventional assets to digital realms. Moreover, we illuminate how major accounting firms leverage the potential of blockchain, highlighting the ever-deepening intertwining of finance and technology landscapes.Navigating the regulatory maze emerges as a critical facet of the industry's evolution, marked by diverse approaches adopted by different nations. We delve into the challenges and opportunities confronting entities like Ripple and Binance amidst this regulatory ambiguity. To cap off our enlightening discourse, we explore the imminent revolution in property investment through a European blockchain-based real estate exchange, signaling that the future has indeed arrived, and it's all happening on Side Hustle City.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
50:04 3/5/24
How Krista Neher Built a Successful Social Media Consultancy and Professional Brand
Ever wondered how a sunny beach life and a corporate gig could lead to a thriving social media consultancy? This episode with Krista Neher is just the inspiration you need. With roots at Procter & Gamble, Krista and her family's globetrotting adventures have been the building blocks of her entrepreneurial success. From the sunny shores to the canals of the Netherlands, her journey is a masterclass in adapting and thriving through life's curveballs. Tune in to hear how her side hustle, Boot Camp Digital, turned into a beacon for aspirants seeking to make their mark in the digital marketing realm.Krista's tale isn't just about the glamour of jumping ship from a stable job to the choppy waters of entrepreneurship—it's a roadmap for leveraging corporate credentials and personal branding to lay the foundations of a successful business. We peel back the layers of starting up, from the significance of 'pillar clients' to the myths of overnight digital success. If you're considering trading your desk job for the startup world, this conversation is packed with actionable insights to help you navigate the transition.But the entrepreneurial life isn't just about business savvy—it's a lifestyle choice with profound personal and financial implications. We probe the nuances of work-life balance, the dynamics with partners who ride the entrepreneurial roller coaster beside us, and the hard-hitting truths behind passive income dreams. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or looking to scale your side hustle, this episode offers a wealth of knowledge on maximizing your earning potential while staying true to your wealth-minded principles. Join us for a candid look at the entrepreneurial journey, where passion meets practicality in the pursuit of success.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
61:50 2/26/24
Keith Goode on Revolutionizing HR Tech & Entrepreneurial Growth
Unlock the potential of your human capital with insights from Keith Goode, the visionary Vice President of ZeroedIn, as he transforms the way you think about HR software. This episode of Side Hustle City, hosted by Adam Koehler, dives deep into Keith's entrepreneurial journey from startup to success, showcasing how ZeroedIn has revolutionized HR systems—merging payroll, learning management, and applicant tracking into a seamless platform that catalyzes business growth. Side hustlers dreaming of high-growth ventures and seasoned CEOs alike will discover invaluable strategies for scaling businesses through efficient workforce management.We delve into the transformative power of HR technology in overcoming hiring hurdles, offering fresh perspectives on HR innovation and emphasizing the critical role of human capital as not just an asset but the entire portfolio of a company. Join us as we explore the entrepreneurial spirit that turns challenges into opportunities, proposing solutions that can skyrocket career trajectories and reshape the business landscape.Our conversation also highlights the strategic journey of building a software company that fills a market void, striking the perfect balance between proprietary and customizable analytics solutions. From leveraging AI and making strategic funding decisions to capturing investor attention, we cover the essentials that have propelled Keith's company to the forefront of the HR software industry. With a focus on 'clear box' analytics, sustainable growth, and market adaptability, learn how companies like ZeroedIn attract the right investor attention and stand out in the competitive HR tech domain. Discover the keys to starting and scaling high-growth businesses, the importance of strategic innovation, and the transformative journey of entrepreneurship with Keith Goode on Side Hustle City.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
38:27 2/21/24
Thriving in Business with Brooke Bailey's Action Plans and Wellness Tips
Embark on a transformative journey with Brooke Bailey, a dynamic business and wellness coach who's here to guide you through the intricate dance of entrepreneurship and personal well-being. With roots in Atlanta and Kentucky, Brooke brings a unique perspective on how to juggle the demands of business with the necessities of a fulfilling life. She doesn't just talk the talk; she walks us through real strategies for managing people, mastering difficult conversations, and ensuring your business has the HR support it needs as it scales. There's no magic wand here, just the hard-earned wisdom of someone who knows what it's like to stand at the helm of a growing enterprise.As women in business, we're often pulled in multiple directions, tasked with being everything to everyone. That's where Brooke's approach, blending yoga and wellness with sharp business acumen, becomes a lifeline. It's not about piling more onto your plate; it's about harnessing the power of habit hacking and crafting 90-day action plans that play to your strengths. These personalized blueprints are not just about surviving the business world; they're about thriving in it, with your sanity intact and your goals within reach.We wrap up with a candid discussion on the disparities in entrepreneurial support across genders. We compare the motivational content targeted at men and women, before diving into a talk about the cultural and social constructs that shape our interactions. This episode isn't just theory; it's a rallying cry for support systems that grasp the unique challenges faced by female entrepreneurs. We underscore the importance of mentorship and community, exemplified by our vibrant Side Hustle City Facebook group, where dreams of turning side hustles into full-time careers are nurtured. So, grab a seat at our table, and let's navigate this journey together.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
42:06 2/16/24
Crafting an Affordable Podcast Side Hustle with Radio Industry Veteran Joe Strecker
Unlock the secrets to transforming your side hustle into a podcasting sensation with our latest episode featuring Joe Strecker, the broadcasting virtuoso from iHeartMedia. With a career spanning nearly three decades, Joe shares his golden nuggets on the industry's evolution, from analog tapes to the digital revolution, making content creation accessible to everyone. His tales of transition and tips on personal branding are priceless for anyone looking to carve out a niche and influence audiences in the vast podcasting landscape.This week, we peel back the layers of setting up a podcast studio without draining your wallet. I’ll guide you through the maze of audio equipment choices and lay out the roadmap to soundproofing your space for that crisp, professional sound that can set your podcast apart. Whether you're looking to impress on TikTok or simply seeking to enhance your audio game, our discussion is brimming with actionable insights that will elevate your content creation journey.Finally, we tap into the art of storytelling and personal branding, drawing inspiration from industry icons and analyzing the colossal impact of podcast figures like Joe Rogan and Tucker Carlson. We wrap up with a practical guide on optimizing your podcast space on a shoestring budget, all while inviting you to join our Side Hustle City Facebook group, where a community of like-minded individuals eagerly awaits to support your podcasting endeavors. Tune in, get inspired, and take your side hustle to the next level with us!As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.Learn more about Joe's experience and listen to his work here.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
38:02 2/14/24
The Silent Goldmine of the Notary Side Hustle with Mark Wills
Get ready to be inspired by the extraordinary journey of Mark Wills, one of the highest-producing notary loan signing agents in the country. Mark is the owner of a national loan signing service, a best-selling author, and the course instructor of Loan Signing System, the premier notary signing agent training for thousands of peoplecoast to coast.He has taken everything he has learned in the nearly 20 years of being a top-producingnotary signing agent and created a step-by-step system that anyone can apply to makemore money as a notary signing agent.Discover the lucrative opportunities within the notary field, especially in the booming real estate market, and learn how becoming a notary signing agent can be a lucrative side hustle or even a full-time career. Mark also shares practical insights and tips on how to start and scale your own notary business and the success stories of his students who have turned this often overlooked opportunity into a six-figure income. If you're looking for a new income potential with low start-up costs, this episode is a must-listen.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com.https://www.loansigningsystem.comhttps://instagram.com/loansigningsystemhttps://tiktok.com/@markwillsofficialhttps://www.youtube.com/@MarkWillsLoanSigningSystemhttps://facebook.com/loansigningsystemhttps://linkedin.com/in/markryanwillsTalking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
54:35 2/12/24
Breaking Boundaries from Birmingham to Blockchain with Kryotech CEO JB Benjamin
Embark on a journey with JB Benjamin, the maverick CEO of Kryotech, whose ascent from the tough neighborhood of Birmingham to the pinnacle of the crypto universe epitomizes the spirit of the relentless side hustler.Our enlightening conversation tracks JB's eclectic career trajectory, from navigating product management in the legal sector to shaping minds in academia, and his insightful European escapades. His narrative is a powerful reminder that one's origins do not dictate their destiny. As we dissect the daunting cost of London life and the foresight essential for thriving in the volatile crypto landscape, you're in for a dose of reality served with a side of aspiration.The genesis story of Vox Messenger is no less than riveting, as we dive into the societal shifts that foretold its creation and the commitment to safeguarding privacy through ethical AI development at Kryotech. We cast a critical eye over the unsettling undercurrents of data manipulation within social media and consumer capitalism, drawing from landmark events like Brexit and the 2016 US Election. The conversation then pivots to the responsibility of tech titans, challenging the narrative of Silicon Valley and advocating for a more conscientious guardianship of technology that shapes our world.Finally, we delve into the profound implications of blockchain technology across industries and the burgeoning tension between innovation and privacy. This episode doesn't shy away from the tough conversations about the UK's eroding civil liberties, the omnipotence of corporations, and the nuanced role of AI in moderating online discourse. For the entrepreneurs listening, we share the unvarnished truth about the resilience required to forge your path. This is an episode packed with insights and reflections on technology, society, and the indomitable entrepreneurial spirit that continues to drive progress.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
44:57 2/6/24
Real Estate Investment Mastery From Duplexes to Financial Freedom with Dan Templin
Unlock the secrets to becoming a savvy real estate investor with our latest guest, Daniel Templin, who brings invaluable insights into the world of small multifamily property investment. Daniel guides us through the nuances of navigating this space, from harnessing the benefits of residential loans to understanding the latest down payment requirements. He also shares his expertise on why owning a duplex or fourplex could be your financial game-changer, offering the chance to live rent-free and build additional income streams. If you're intrigued by the evolving real estate landscape and eager to learn how to create spaces that resonate with modern tenants, this episode is a goldmine of practical wisdom.Ever debated the merits of buying an existing property versus constructing a new one? Daniel and I tackle this complex question, weighing factors like home inspections, the shifting commercial real estate market, and how properties must adapt to the rising remote work trends. We also zoom in on the subtle yet powerful aspects that can elevate a rental property's appeal, from high-quality finishes to custom amenities. This episode is essential listening for aspiring investors who are looking to craft rental properties that stand out from the crowd.We wrap up with a candid exploration of property management and mentorship's crucial role in real estate investing. Daniel shares strategies for overcoming common fears, navigating tenant relations, and the ins and outs of eviction laws. We delve into financial strategies, including the pros and cons of DSCR loans and the tax implications of depreciation. And as a final note, we extend an invitation to join our Side Hustle City community, where we continue to empower one another on our entrepreneurial journeys. Whether you're new to the property game or looking to expand your portfolio, this episode will light the path toward your next successful investment.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
38:50 2/4/24
The Art of Side Hustling and Wealth Building with an Expert, Doug Stevie
Ever found yourself scribbling goals on a napkin, dreaming of turning those side hustles into your main source of income? Doug Stevie, a maven of entrepreneurship, sits down with us on Side Hustle City and shares his incredible journey of doing just that. From the nuances of real estate investments to creating memorable experiences through event hosting, Doug's stories aren't just motivational—they're a blueprint for blending a thriving career with robust family life.Navigating the cultural landscapes of our cities, Doug and I traverse the challenges of real estate in diverse neighborhoods and share a jaw-dropping encounter that puts the unpredictability of urban living into stark perspective. Our talk turns to the savvy of financial planning, where we uncover the hidden gems of side income like adding laundry facilities to property investments. It's a masterclass in turning the ordinary into extraordinary revenue streams.The gig economy landscape is changing, and this episode isn't afraid to explore its shifting horizons. We examine the appeal of fund investments over single syndications, take a deep dive into the Miami real estate boom, and even dabble in the cutting-edge worlds of cryptocurrency and AI. Doug's insights provide a launching pad for your entrepreneurial spirit—whether you're a seasoned vet or just starting your first side hustle, there's wisdom here that can propel you towards financial freedom and beyond. Join us for a conversation that's as much about building wealth as it is about charting a life of fulfillment.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced marketing professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
67:56 2/1/24
Revolutionizing Investing: Andrew Einhorn Unveils Levelfields, the Game-Changing Tool in Stock Market Analysis
Unlock the mysteries of the stock market with automation wizard Andrew Einhorn, the mastermind behind Levelfields. This platform isn't just a tool; it's a revolution for investors striving to cut through the clutter of stock analysis. Imagine a world where tedious market research evaporates, leaving you with nothing but sharp, profitable decisions. Andrew doesn't just tell us about it; he shows us the how and why, delving into the market events that send prices soaring or plummeting and how Levelfields sniffs them out like a bloodhound on the trail of opportunity. You'll be spellbound by stories of market surprises, including how a spike in fertilizer stocks reflects the platform's knack for unearthing golden investment nuggets.The skyline of the investing world is dotted with the skyscrapers of technical trading and the foundations of fundamental analysis. But how do you navigate this metropolitan maze of data and news? Andrew and I tackle the complexities of pattern recognition—its reliability and its myths. We're breaking down the colossal task of digesting market information, discussing the appeal of a more distilled technical approach versus the depth of fundamental analysis. Furthermore, Andrew reminisces about Levelfields' early days, when trading profits not only fueled the platform's development but also proved its worth in the unforgiving arena of stock market trading.Step into the entrepreneur's shoes with us as we wander the path from side hustles to startup stardom. Andrew shares tales of launching businesses on a shoestring and the contrast between the startup scenes from coast to coast. Ever wonder how real-time information is reshaping the way hedge funds make decisions? Our guest sheds light on that, too, and reflects on how seismic events like the COVID-19 pandemic have changed the game for investors. For anyone aiming to navigate the stock market with confidence and intelligence, Levelfields emerges as a beacon, offering an arsenal of unbiased insights and custom-fit alerts. Join us for a journey through the circuitry of a platform that's changing the face of trading—one event at a time.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
64:39 1/22/24
Unlocking Our True Potential: Entrepreneurship, Relationships, and the Power of Habit with David CM Carter
Ever wondered how a simple change in our daily routine can not just improve our relationships, but also our work performance? David CM Carter, a beacon of entrepreneurial success, joins us from the tranquil Cotswolds to weave his experiences from investment banking to fostering his own business ventures.His philosophy of 'Entelechy,' which symbolizes the journey to realizing our true potential, resonates throughout our wide-ranging conversation. It's also the name of his side hustle turned business, Entelechy Academy. David elucidates on a turning point when his mentor's wisdom shifted his trajectory, exemplifying the profound impact mentorship can have on our life choices and career paths.Spare a thought for the transformative power of kindness and discipline—these aren't just fuzzy concepts but tangible practices that can lead to profound personal and professional growth. We share a heartwarming and humorous tale of how one man's commitment to appreciating his spouse's efforts, like walking the dog, can surprisingly lead to an uptick in workplace productivity. Personal development isn't just a buzzword here; it's backed by David's insights and anecdotes about the enduring benefits of skills polished through ventures like side hustles, as well as the power of adopting new habits.As we wrap up our engaging dialogue, we delve into the complexities of issues like imposter syndrome, the true value of money, and the turmoil in global politics. With his finger on the pulse of current events, David imparts his thoughts on corporate DEI initiatives, the importance of character qualities in enhancing personal and professional relationships, and the pivotal role of strengthening marriages. For those captivated by David's perspective and keen to dive deeper into personal development, a visit to his LinkedIn page is a must. Join us as we embark on a challenge to consciously focus on a specific character quality, set to transform our lives in profound ways.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
60:33 1/16/24
From Truck Driver to Day Trader: Tony Pawlak's Journey to Financial Freedom
Introduction to Tony Pawlak:Meet Tony Pawlak, a figure of resilience and strategic acumen in the world of stock trading. Once a hardworking truck driver, Tony's journey to becoming a full-time stock trader is nothing short of remarkable. His initial forays into the market were fraught with challenges—he lost nearly $100,000 and faced crushing debt. However, with perseverance and a willingness to learn from his mistakes, Tony turned his fortunes around, now boasting annual returns of 200-400% from market trading.Tony’s Role and Expertise:Tony is not only a successful trader but also a master coach at Real Life Trading. His mission is to share the strategies and lessons he learned the hard way. With over 2,000 hours of one-on-one coaching per year, Tony is dedicated to helping others navigate the complexities of the stock market. His approach is unique, having developed a trading strategy not commonly found elsewhere, aiming to guide others towards financial freedom and independence. Check out his Youtube channel.Podcast Episode Highlights:In this episode, Tony candidly shares his transformative journey from a blue-collar worker to a proficient day trader. He dives into the nuances of options trading and risk management, emphasizing the importance of adapting to market movements rather than attempting to outsmart them. Tony's insights extend beyond trading techniques; he discusses the parallels between financial health and physical well-being and how to thrive amidst economic downturns and the volatile world of Bitcoin mining.Conclusion:This episode is a rich blend of personal struggle, strategic insights, and a peek into the broader economic landscape. Whether you are a novice or seasoned in the world of trading, Tony's story, as shared in our podcast and his appearance on the "My Worst Investment Ever" podcast, offers invaluable lessons on managing emotions and achieving success in the dynamic world of market trading. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a trader who has risen from the ashes of failure to become a beacon of success and guidance in the stock market.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality.  With a team of experienced professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, we are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
44:12 1/11/24
From Bretton Woods to Crypto Trends and Today's Economic Complexity with Addison Wiggin
Join us as we sit down with Addison Wiggin, the esteemed economist whose expertise spans over three decades, offering a wealth of understanding about the US dollar's journey as a fiat currency. Addison, the mind behind riveting titles like "The Demise of the Dollar," unravels the tangled web of our economy, from Bretton Woods to the pandemic upheaval.We're not just talking numbers here; we're exploring the very fabric of financial history and deciphering the Fed's critical decisions that have sent shockwaves through our pockets and policies. Cryptocurrencies, too, enter the fray as we ponder their place in this economic saga, drawing lines between past fiscal fables and today's tales of digital currency.Expect an enlightening narrative about the high-risk game of low-interest rates and its influence on the investment tableau, especially among the daring, tech-embracing youth. We hear the cautionary tale of a renovation foreman, swayed by his son's digital dreams, whose venture into cryptocurrencies embodies the era's speculative spirit. The episode doesn't stop there; it scrutinizes the domino effect on banks, behemoths like Amazon and Apple, and the sobering reality check served up by Silicon Valley Bank's downfall. We're peeling back the layers of what it means for tech companies and financial institutions as they navigate the end of cheap capital's heyday.Our conversation doesn't shy away from the looming specters of debt and inflation as we dissect their distortion dance, luring consumers into a precarious financial tango. We cast a critical eye on the warning signs that litter the economic landscape, with companies like Kroger fighting to hold down the fort on prices. The discussion travels through the socio-economic terrain shaped by trade wars, dwindling personal savings, and the resurgence of union movements. As we traverse this complex terrain, we confront the ripples of these trends across the nation, especially in the charged climate of an election year, and reflect on the intricate dance of manufacturing, trade, and the overarching narrative of an economy in flux.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality. That's where our trusted partner, Reversed Out Creative comes in.With a team of experienced professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, they are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. We also recently launched our YouTube Channel, Marketing Pro Trends.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
49:28 12/28/23
From Brooklyn Streets to Boardroom Seats: Damian Tanenbaum's Journey through Tech, Entrepreneurship, and Martial Arts Mastery
Join the conversation as we unpack Damian Tanenbaum's extraordinary rise from the streets of Brooklyn to the executive suite at One Inc. In a candid narrative, Damian lays bare the hustle that took him from grueling hours in a call center to becoming a global force in customer experience. His tales of strategic growth opportunities across continents showcase a relentless pursuit for improvement and the professional wisdom he's picked up along the way.This episode isn't just about career growth; it's a deep dive into the technological advancements shaping our world. We reminisce about the dawn of online shopping and its progression to the digital transaction phenomenon we see today. Damian's insights on the integration of AI and data analysis within industries like insurance expose the fascinating link between tech innovation and entrepreneurial ventures. From a Jiu-Jitsu studio owner to real estate investor, he illustrates how embracing tech goes hand-in-hand with personal development.Wrapping up, we pivot to the symbiosis of digital progress and the timeless value of community. We highlight the business acumen needed to run a successful gym and the unique camaraderie built on the mat, as experienced during a seminar with the legendary Carlson Gracie Jr. Damian's journey is a compelling reminder of how our professional lives, technology, and passion projects like martial arts intertwine, driving evolution on all fronts. Tune in for a rich blend of tactical business advice, the philosophical underpinnings of martial arts, and tales of side hustles that could just change your life.As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality. That's where our trusted partner, Reversed Out Creative comes in.With a team of experienced professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, they are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. We also recently launched our YouTube Channel, Marketing Pro Trends.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
53:52 12/22/23
From Side Hustle to Smiling Success: The Journey of Innovation, Crowdfunding and Protecting Your Big Idea
Ever wondered how a simple idea can blossom into a thriving business? Eli Packouz of Instafloss joins us to unravel the story behind his groundbreaking dental hygiene innovation, taking the leap from side hustle to full-fledged entrepreneurial success. Together, we dissect the winning formula for crowdfunding triumph, highlighting the pivotal role of excitement and practicality in captivating potential backers.Our chat with Eli is an eye-opener for anyone looking to transform their creative spark into a tangible product, offering a wealth of knowledge about navigating the Kickstarter terrain with a solution that promises to revolutionize our daily dental routine.Teeth - they're not just for smiling! This episode chews over the concept of 'teeth privilege' and how one's chompers can be the silent gatekeepers to opportunities and perceptions in society. We contrast the impact of dental health to fashion choices, shedding light on the subconscious biases that can stem from our pearly whites. But it's not just about looks; we talk substance abuse, dietary influences, and the nitty-gritty of preparing for a crowdfunding campaign, drilling down to the importance of a prototype and understanding manufacturing costs. It's a blend of enlightening conversation and practical advice that'll have you grinning from ear to ear.Our conversation with Eli takes a turn to the monetary maze of equity crowdfunding and the legal labyrinth of patenting. By sharing his journey and the lessons learned from combating copycats, Eli provides a window into the importance of protecting your brainchild. We also debunk patenting myths and stress the need for legal expertise to navigate the intricate IP protection process. This chat is not just about safeguarding your ideas; it's a roadmap for innovators aspiring to leave their mark on the world. Tune in for the insider's guide to turning your brainwaves into protected, profit-making assets.About Eli:Eli Packouz (pronounced “Eh-Lee Pack-owz”) is a serial inventor and two-time founder. He started his first company, Singular Sound, with his brother in 2013; they have since launched eight blockbuster products. In 2017, he partnered with Dr. Ralf Raud and Dr. Ana Mascarenhas to create the first device that automatically flosses all your teeth in only 10 seconds — Instafloss. After five years of research and development, Instafloss is ready to change the world, one tooth at a time. Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
30:59 12/19/23
Revolutionizing the Energy Landscape: Sustainable Solutions for Business with Gareth Evans
Step into the future with us and Gareth Evans, the intrepid founder of Vecta, a company on a mission to revolutionize the energy landscape. Gareth's journey from supporting the oil and gas industry in Iraq, to providing affordable and clean energy solutions to businesses, is as fascinating as it is inspiring. In this conversation, he unpacks the unique energy challenges faced by businesses, particularly in manufacturing, food and beverage, and healthcare sectors, and how Vecta is empowering them to design and implement effective and sustainable energy solutions. Are you a business owner looking to not just save, but perhaps even generate your own energy? This episode offers a deep dive into an exciting new era of energy independence. We discuss the potential for businesses to become energy producers, the growing relevance of carbon credits, and the promising prospect of properties turning into net positive energy producers. Whether you're in real estate or an entrepreneur looking to add value to your venture, the insights shared in this episode are priceless. No conversation about energy can be complete without discussing sustainability, and that's where we head next. We examine how franchises can leverage sustainable energy solutions for cost savings and efficiency, and in the process become community resilience hubs. Gareth also shares his experiences and challenges as an entrepreneur, and underscores the importance of having a passionate team. The episode concludes with a global view of the energy landscape, particularly shedding light on the opportunities and incentives available in the US due to its outdated grid. Join us as we journey through the uncharted territories of energy and entrepreneurship.Next Steps:As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality. That's where our trusted partner, Reversed Out Creative comes in.With a team of experienced professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, they are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. We also recently launched our YouTube Channel, Marketing Pro Trends,  which summarizes all of our blog posts.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
46:32 12/13/23
Unveiling the Power of Self-Belief with Emily Jaenson
Welcome to a New Episode of Inspiring Journeys: Featuring Emily JaensonIntroduction:Today, we're thrilled to introduce Emily Jaenson, a renowned motivator and inspirational leader. Known for her impactful TEDx talk "Six Behaviors for Building Your Confidence," which amassed 3 million views in just one year, Emily lives by her motto, “Be so good they won’t forget you!”Professional Journey and Achievements:Emily's professional journey is nothing short of extraordinary. She emerged as a trailblazer in the sports industry, making history as the first female General Manager of a Triple-A baseball team in Minor League Baseball in nearly two decades. During our conversation, Emily dives into her experiences managing major events in Houston, offering unique insights into the sports world, including navigating the challenges of Hurricane Harvey and the controversy surrounding the Houston Astros’ World Series win.Podcast and Public Speaking:Emily’s influence extends into the realm of podcasting with her successful show, "Leadership is Female." Here, she interviews top female executives, sharing valuable guidance for the next generation of female leaders. The podcast stands among the top 10% globally, marking its significance in the business world. Additionally, Emily is a sought-after speaker, frequently invited by Fortune 500 companies and sports organizations to consult on creating confident, goal-driven employees.Themes of Self-Belief and Breaking Barriers:In this episode, Emily shares her inspiring personal journey, transitioning from a shy girl to a confident keynote speaker. She emphasizes the importance of self-belief and breaking through invisible barriers, a testament to her path to success. Emily provides practical advice on the significance of body language and behavior in achieving one’s goals, drawing from her experiences as the first female general manager in AAA baseball in 20 years.Upcoming Book and Inclusion Efforts:We also discuss Emily’s upcoming book, "Let’s Go: A Guide to Increasing Your Confidence," set to hit bookshelves in the spring of 2024. Furthermore, Emily sheds light on her role in the DE&I committee, partnering with Major and Minor League Baseball in their inclusion efforts.Conclusion:Emily Jaenson's journey is a powerful reminder of the importance of believing in oneself and pushing past perceived limitations. Her insights, drawn from a rich career in sports management and leadership development, provide invaluable guidance for anyone looking to excel in their career or personal life. Join us as we explore Emily's extraordinary journey and find the inspiration to take the reins of your own path.Next Steps:As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listeninTalking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
53:40 12/4/23
Charting the Entrepreneurial Journey: From Side Hustle to Global Startup Success with Sharekh Shaikh
Get ready to be inspired by the journey of Sharekh Shaikh, the innovative mind behind CleverX. From his roots in India to his global business travels and the successful launch of his startup, Sharekh's story is not just captivating but also educational. As he shares his experiences working in multiple countries and discusses the unique challenges of conducting primary research, we learn about the significance of understanding cultural nuances and the unmatched value of being multilingual in the global market.We take a deep dive into the future of work, exploring the rise of side hustles and the immense importance of individual insights in market research. And guess what? There's more in store for you! Get enlightened on the potential of startups in market research and the pivotal role of focus for a startup's success. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn about finding the right product-market fit and the art of learning from mistakes.Lastly, the episode unwraps the complexities of the marketplace, elucidating on the "chicken and egg" problem of supply and demand. Sharekh lends his wealth of knowledge about the startup world, discussing the challenges faced by marketplaces and the importance of a clear-cut market focus. Tune in as we explore the intricacies of supply and demand dynamics and how to navigate them successfully. This episode is an absolute must-listen for everyone involved in startups, market research, or anyone fascinated by turning their side hustle into their main hustle. It's time to transform your entrepreneurial journey with the insights from this illuminating conversation!Next Steps:As you're inspired to embark on your side hustle journey after listening to this episode, you might wonder where to start or how to make your vision a reality. That's where our trusted partner, Reversed Out Creative comes in.With a team of experienced professionals and a track record of helping clients achieve their dreams, they are ready to assist you in reaching your goals. To find out more, visit www.reversedout.com. We also recently launched our YouTube Channel, Marketing Pro Trends,  which summarizes all of our blog posts.Talking Trading - Expert trading and investing tactics so you can excel in the markets.Your key to getting the results you deserve.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the showSubscribe to Side Hustle City and join our Community on Facebook
51:44 11/27/23