Podcast & Blog

Side Hustle Teachers is dedicated to bringing you content you can use to start and grow your side hustle, make your life easier, and help you grow into your role as an entrepreneur!

Podcast & Blog

6 BS Reasons Teachers Don’t Start Businesses

If you’ve listened to this show before, you know that I truly believe that every teacher can have a successful business and still be a rock star in the classroom.  The trouble is, many of you don’t believe. So let’s talk about some of the BS you’re telling yourself...

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How Multi-passionate Entrepreneurs Juggle It All with Michael Venn

Michael Venn isn’t a teacher in the traditional sense, but he is one at heart.  With his background in drama, he’s been teaching people throughout his career and isn’t slowing down anytime soon. He’s had multiple side gigs, from teaching English oversees, to lemonade stand owner (this wasn’t your neighborhood lemonade stand), to touring as a puppeteer, Michael has taken something from each of his experiences and learned how to spot opportunities many of us miss.

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Mindset Switch: Thinking of Yourself as an Entrepreneur

When you’re a teacher, you tend to identify as a teacher.  It’s not just a job. It’s who you are. So how do you start thinking of yourself as an entrepreneur?   Talk about your business.  Tell people what you’re doing, who you’re helping, and why you’re...

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Passion, Grit, and Perseverance with Max Bawarski

Max Bawarski didn’t start out looking to run a food truck business, but he followed his passion from one side hustle to another, all while teaching PE full time, and ended up with a successful business that now has 3 trucks and several employees.

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How to Choose the Side Hustle That’s Right for You

What’s stopping most teachers from starting a side hustle? They don’t know what to do! In fact, many teachers think that they aren’t qualified to do anything but teach. Not true, my friends! And today we’re talking about how to uncover your Side Hustle talents. 

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An Introduction to The Side Hustle Teachers Podcast

Side Hustle Teachers are teachers who are looking for options. We want options for ways to make money because teaching doesn’t pay the bills (or it does pay the bills, but it doesn’t allow for nice things like vacations, a savings account, or heat). We want options for the future, because after experiencing the realities of the classroom for 5, 10, or 15 years, retirement feels reeeeeeally far off and we’re not sure that we can make it.

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5 Free Tools That Make Your Side Hustle Life Easier

Starting a business requires an investment, however, that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune on everything.  In fact, there are some useful, well designed tools available that will help you grow your business and won’t cost you a dime.  Check out these 5 tools I use that are completely free, or have free versions you can use while you’re still in the bootstrapping phase.

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