Oct 4, 2022
Have you ever thought of getting involved in a trade as a side hustle? With the current shortage of employees, now might be a great time to discover whether this could be your path!
Today’s guest was a salesperson until one day, her employer decided not to pay her the commissions she was owed. She was forced to make a choice, and that choice was to quit.
Fast forward 16 years. Tenille Landy has been working as an employee of painting companies. But then a few years ago, she started doing her own painting jobs after hours as a side hustle. After so much work started coming her way, she decided it was time to convert her side hustle into her own full-time work.
While her expertise is in painting, what she shares applies across many industries, and to life in general. I bet even the principle of how she prices her painting jobs, will apply to aspects of your side hustle!
The end-of-episode takeaways include what can happen when you make a decision - not a wish - but a true decision and commitment to take action and, the importance of the 5 people you spend the most time with.
What You’ll Hear:
02:45 Not getting paid commission led to a work change
06:50 Being a women in the trades
07:39 Pretending to be a man to get a job
09:11 Exploring multiple opportunities in the industry
12:02 Being asked to lower her standards
14:14 Choosing to be the “boutique painter”
15:44 How Tenille prices her jobs
19:33 Being self employed is worth the trade off
26:00 Friends gave her the courage to establish her own business
27:45 Everyone experiences self doubt at times
28:00 Change what you’re telling yourself, in order to improve your results
29:50 Using podcasts for self-improvement
31:45 Beware of becoming complacent
2 Key Takeaways:
34:10 The power of making the decision to act
35:08 Being around negative people will have a negative impact on you
34:40 The importance of being surrounded by positive people
36:00 The connection between your thoughts and the things showing up in your life
Joan's Online Course:
Turn Your Thoughts Into Wanted Things
And her book:
The Way Success Works: How To Decide, Believe, & Begin to Live Your Best Life
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