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The SideHustle Lounge

Looking for life outside the 9-5? The SideHustle Lounge introduces you to legit businesses that allow you to earn income, challenge your personal growth, and live a lifestyle with a flexible schedule and the independence you crave. Join host, Bill Soroka, founder of NotaryCoach.com and the Amazon Best Selling author of "Sign & Thrive: How to Make Six Figures as a Mobile Notary and Loan Signing Agent," for casual, yet value-packed and informative episodes that give you actionable steps to start building your dream life right now.

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Mental Wellness for Entrepreneurs

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep16 Episode 16: Honoring your mental health is one of the keys to maintaining a healthy life and attitude as you navigate the world of entrepreneurship.Blog Description:Being an entrepreneur isn't always as glamorous as people think it is. Many business owners and founders harbor secret emotional demons that can eat us alive if we don't confront them and build resilience. Dustin Hogan joins us in this episode of The SideHustle Lounge to talk about vulnerability, stigma, and the steps you can take today to cultivate mental wellness. Timestamps:18:33   We're scheduling in our work meetings, we're scheduling in our zoom calls or scheduling webinars. Why would we not schedule in our downtime or our connection time?27:34   Depression or anxiety isn't who I am. It's just something that I experienced.29:42   Lack of sleep is not allowing us to replenish, to rejuvenate, to recharge ourselves, which is leading to more anxiety, depression, stress, and burnout.Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep16 This episode was produced and marketed by the Get Known Podcast Service

41mins

29 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Mastering Amazon by Selling Unsexy Products For Big Profits

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep15Episode 15: Being a third-party seller on Amazon may be the thing to bring you the freedom you crave!Blog Description:There are new exciting ways to leverage the power of Amazon for your benefit. Today, a story of someone who has turned knowledge and resources into a powerful profit center.Timestamps:14:30   if you're not involved in the third party selling program, you have decided not to partner with one of the largest companies in the world. 28:52   I literally cannot go out in the public and not see opportunity. And when I see the opportunity, I like playing the game. I like solving the puzzle. 49:47   Nobody out there has enough capital to buy all of the inventory necessary to corner this market. It's not possible. Jeff Bezos couldn't even do it. This is why we could bring on hundreds of thousands of new Amazon sellers, show them how to do it the right way. And they're all going to make money because the pie is that big! it's all systems, procedures, and doing what's proven - not trying to reinvent the wheel.Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep15 This episode was produced and marketed by the Get Known Podcast Service: getknownstrategy.com/podcast-service

58mins

22 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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How to Escape the Cubicle & Travel the World with Greg Rodgers

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep14 Episode 14: A 'vagabond' life IS within your reach!Blog Description:Traveling around the world isn't just for the rich, famous, and young. Greg Rodgers, a pioneering travel blogger and adventurer, shares his tips for prioritizing your globetrotting dreams today. Timestamps:4:19   We're used to vacation style travel which is expensive. When you return, your inbox is full and you're punished for taking vacation.23:00   I'm used to working where and when I like. I'm willing to structure my life so that I can enjoy a location independent way of working. 32:15   Get over your fear. There is a mis-conception that extensive world travel is only accessible to the rich or the retired.Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep14 This episode was produced and marketed by the Get Known Podcast Service

33mins

15 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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Why LinkedIn Matters For Your Business and Personal Brand

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep13 Episode 13: Build better personal relationships by utilizing LinkedIn to its fullest potential.Blog Description:How you use LinkedIn can increase your ability to connect with others on a more personal level. Knowing how to take advantage of those capabilities gives you a leg up.Timestamps:12:35   People often are looking for templates to help you know what to say when you reach out. But when it comes to one on one personal business relationships, you can't boil that down to a template.18:33   Passion is contagious - If you are passionate about what you are doing, you will attract others who are passionate about their work as well!25:26   Of all social media platforms, the 750 million on LinkedIn are the most educated, informed, and affluent.Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep13 This episode was produced and marketed by the Get Known Podcast Service: getknownstrategy.com/podcast-service

39mins

8 Jul 2021

Rank #4

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When Your Strengths Become Weaknesses

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep12 Episode 12: Really get to know yourself and others and turn that skill into an advantage.Blog Description:Understanding ones own strengths and weaknesses is key to working in today's world. Leaning to use, but not overuse your strengths, and deal appropriately with your weaknesses can propel you to new heights.Timestamps:18:40   Building more efficient and effective communication can improve your sales.34:53   The four pillars of success: Competence, Confidence, Integrity, and Likability.38:36   Confidence comes from recognizing your strengths. True competence depends on knowing when and how to use those strengths.Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep12 This episode was produced and marketed by the Get Known Podcast Service

1hr 7mins

1 Jul 2021

Rank #5

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Got that cabin fever? You're Not Alone! The World is Starting to Book Cruises and Trips to Paradise with Noam Meppen

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep11Episode 11: As the word opens back up, it's time to consider travel once again.Blog Description:#11: Noam is fresh back from Cancun, touring over 13 properties, and he'll share his findings on safety protocol for those with cabin fever. Plus, the cruise industry has taken drastic measures to stay afloat and ready for the next cruise season, post vaccination. This may result in immediate deals, but 2022 may leave the industry with high demand and too few berths, driving the price of cruising up. Timestamps:5:10   2020 has taught us a lot. Many with 'bucket list' items are now planning future travel. They realize that time can be fleeting. It's now time to plan those bucket list experiences!8:25   For people who are life long travelers, traveling breaks up the normal day to day routine. They like that diversity and variety of experiences. They use all their senses to build lifelong memories.20:14   We experienced how well Mexico is handling COVID. Tourism is one of their biggest industries, and North Americans are their largest group of visitors.Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep11 This episode was produced and marketed by the Get Known Podcast Service

32mins

24 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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Grief After Creative Publication

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep10 Episode 10: Understanding your feelings - including loss and grief, that can come when you complete a work of creative expression.Blog Description:There are a myriad of of feelings and emotions that can come as you work on and complete a creative work. Regardless if you are an author, a sculptor, a musician, a visual artist. Regardless if your work is for your own enjoyment or to share with the world, you can feel a variety of emotions as you move through the process. In this episode, we explore that experience.Timestamps:9:02   The prevailing view is that we live in a materialist society and culture. Intuitive people see our world as more of a living consciousness.13:10   Western culture gives us the message that "this is the way it is and if you think or feel outside of that, there is something wrong with you." Thats where the problem is!22:16   We live in a society that is uncomfortable with "negative emotions" - we want to just move on.Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep10 This episode was produced and marketed by the Get Known Podcast Service 

33mins

17 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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The How & Why to Becoming a Wedding Officiant with Sonita Leak, The Marriage Notary

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep8 Episode 8: Blog Description:Believe it or not, becoming a wedding officiant or celebrant is relatively easy to do, depending on the state you live in. Sonita shares her journey from timid notary to thriving, self-confident officiant in today's episode. Vow to take this role seriously, and you can reap the rewards of being a part of the happiest day of your couple's lives. Bio: As one of the National Notary Association’s Notary of the Year Special Honorees for 2019,Certified and Background-Screened Signing Agent Sonita M. Leak is a mentor to a nationwide group of Notaries Public.  She has changed the Notary game by making it appeal to the masses with her authentic style of Social Media posting.Sonita was determined, as a  single Mother of six children not to fail. With over 5,000 loan, mortgage and other document signings under her belt, she is looked at as an ultimate warrior in the Notary Signing Agent business.Not only is she a Notary Public, but as one here in the State of South Carolina, she, like other Notaries in the state can officiate wedding ceremonies as part of her duties.As the Owner of GreenvilleNotary.com, she also officiates under WeddingsbySonita.com.Timestamps:29:35   Work toward perfection but don't ever beat yourself up if you make a mistake. Know that you did your best, and be proud of it.33:13   I don't look at anyone as competition. You are who you are, you do what you do. If you do it well, people will cling to you and hire you.  38:45   At a certain point, I stopped focusing on other peoples businesses, and started putting everything that I did into mine. When I did that, it started taking off!Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep8Music licensed through Lofi PandaProduction, publishing and marketing of podcast episode by Get Known Podcast Service

41mins

3 Jun 2021

Rank #8

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The Booked Solid Wedding Officiant - What It Takes to Do it Right with Mark Allan Groleau

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep9 Episode 9: Building a side hustle or a career as a wedding officiant.Blog Description:Have you ever wondered what it would take to become THE most requested or referred wedding officiant in your area? Or, have you been asked by a friend or family member to officiate their wedding and you're freaking out a bit? Mark has created a framework to help you create and deliver a fun and powerful ceremony that your couples, and their guests, will be talking about for years to come. Timestamps:22:46   Once you have the skill, and you have the tools built in, add the referral sources and you have a side-hustle, or perhaps a full time business.40:25   When you meet a couple and start developing a relationship, your likelihood of booking them goes through the roof.42:31   Branding is a way of ""screening"" potential clients in order to focus on the population you want to serve.Full transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep9 Music licensed through Lofi Panda (lofipandamusic.com)Production, publishing and marketing of podcast episode by Get Known Podcast Service (getknownstrategy.com)

1hr 4mins

3 Jun 2021

Rank #9

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Bean Counter Sells Handmade SideHustle Products in Over 200 Stores Around the World

For more details on this podcast visit: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep7 Episode 7: Your 'safety blanket' secure, can you then branch out and create a side hustle to augment that income. Come on in and let's talk.Blog Description:#7: Jen Enck loves her job as an accountant AND she also loves to tap into her artistic side, creating fun & sassy products that are sold at art fairs, and also in over 200 retail/web locations around the world. Jen has found a unique balance in loving her J-O-B and also supporting her need to create, de-stress, enjoy her work, and help her fellow artist. She's multi-passionate, often chasing the next shiny object, but also organized and has a clear vision of what she wants to create...and why it is important. Timestamps:9:33   A side hustle can tap into that creative desire, help you find community and fulfill the need to fit in. It can also help solve some real world issues.14:44   One key to success is being able to pivot - you have to be realistic about what it is others like and want, and still be in tune with whats going on in the world.26:18   I love this quote! ""What other people think of you is none of your business!""  Regina BrettFull transcription of this podcast: https://www.sidehustlelounge.com/blog/ep7 

47mins

27 May 2021

Rank #10