In this episode, I’m excited to welcome another guest onto the podcast, Simon Dalley. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Simon at two different companies. Alongside his 9-5, Simon has been working on his side hustle since 2007. Which, I’m happy to say, is now a business that Simon runs full-time with two other … Read more#43 – Protecting yourself from redundancy and there will never be a right time with Simon Dalley
It’s tough when you are grinding and hustling in your spare time. You think you haven’t made progress, when in fact if you look inwards at your personal development, it’s surprising to see how much you have learned. I still think I don’t know anything about marketing and copywriting, but when I’ve gone through and … Read more#42 – Make progress: learning what you don’t know by taking online courses
In this episode, I’m honoured to welcome back Mohammed Bilal back onto the podcast. The first person to be on two episodes of Find Your Side Hustle and he delivers, yet again. Mohammed “soft launched” his podcasting platform in January 2021 after months of hard work, research, and managing a team of freelancers. We discuss … Read more#41 – Soft launch so you can pinpoint what your customers actually want with Mohammed Bilal – Part 2
This episode is a random one if I’m honest with you. It came after exchanging a few WhatsApp messages with a friend of mine Ed Roberts, who has been on the podcast. In an earlier episode of Find Your Side Hustle, I talk about the pros and cons of both registering a business, or waiting … Read more#40 – To be a business, or not to be a business? That is the question – Part 2
In this episode, I’m excited to introduce another guest to the podcast, Dave Lyons. Dave has had a very interesting journey and has battled with anxiety. He found that a hobby really helped him with his mental health. On the back of this, Dave has started a community interest company to help others with their … Read more#39 – Use your hobby to help people with their mental health with Dave Lyons
Have you ever been frustrated, not sure how to move forward with a side hustle? I know I have, it’s almost a daily occurrence. This has been happening to me a lot lately when thinking about how to move forwards with Elementary Analytics. However, things have improved, it feels like I have gained a bit … Read more#38 – Your mission, if you chose to accept it?
In this episode, I’m excited to introduce another guest to the podcast, my cousin, Ashley Hardman. Ashley has an interesting background and has set up his own business while working a “traditional job”. Coming from a creative background, he has found starting a business both challenging and rewarding. We discuss the positives and negatives Ashley … Read more#37 – Developing empathy and keep a journal of all your ideas with Ashley Hardman
Have you ever registered a business? Is that the first thing you do when you come up with a side hustle idea? Or do you motor along until it’s worthwhile? Over the years I have started many side projects without even considering registering as a business. I have also done the complete opposite. In one … Read more#36 – To be a business, or not to be a business? That is the question.
In this episode, I’m excited to introduce another guest to the podcast, Ben Currier. Ben is hilarious and on the majority of his projects, he adds in a sense of fun and craziness. Like me, Ben has never been comfortable in the corporate world. Being highly intelligent and working in the finance world he has … Read more#35 – Put yourself in other people’s shoes to provide value and have fun along the way with Ben Currier
If you have listened to a few episodes of Find Your Side Hustle. You have probably realized I normally jump in, both feet first. In part two of this special two-part series. I chat about how I quickly got the app idea to market. The thought process I went through, thinking as a business owner … Read more#34 – BAITCAMP Part 2 – The exciting process of finding and validating an app idea based around a hobby