022: How to Identify and Crush Your Side Hustle with Chris Guillebeau

Welcome back to Build Your Network with your host, Travis Chappell. The guest today is Chris Guillebeau. Chris is the New York Times best-selling author of The $100 Startup, The Art of Non-Conformity and several other books. During a life-time of self-employment, he visited every country in the world, 193 in total, before his 35th birthday. Every summer in Portland, Oregon, he hosts the World Domination Summit, a gathering of creative, remarkable people. His daily podcast, Side-Hustle School, is downloaded more than 2 million times a month.

What Travis and Chris cover in this episode:

  • How Chris ended up visiting all 193 countries of the world
  • Why you don’t need to have a big vision at the start of your journey
  • Chris’ number 1 travel tip from his years of roaming the world
  • The benefits of podcasting and the value of being intentional about it
  • The differences between podcasting and blogging
  • The value of community and the reason Chris believes who you know is most important
  • Why Chris has not spent any money on masterminds or mentoring
  • How a connection with Gretchen Rubin led to the creation of the Side-Hustle School Podcast
  • How Meetup events helped Chris think differently about both blogging and networking
  • Practical ways to avoid sounding like a door-to-door salesman when networking
  • The advice Chris gives to introverts about networking and building genuine connections
  • Why Chris guards his morning hours

Where to find Chris

Check out Chris’s Podcast at www.SideHustleSchool.com or find him in an airline lounge!

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