'We were honored to have our story told by Chris Guillebeau on his popular podcast 'Side Hustle School' with tips and words of wisdom to take your passion or hobby and turn it into a side hustle that can grow into helping you leave your day job. Here's a quick excerpt. Download the full episode here.'
'When do you quit your day job? When it’s right and you’re ready and you feel safe. About every 10 days or so, we feature a story of someone whose side hustle has led to full-time work. Key point:even if they eventually go full-time, they start this project without quitting their job.'
'For nearly 10 years, Dale Janée worked in the tech industry in San Francisco. Her employer was an online commercial real estate company. It was a good job—not a dream job—but it worked. The long days, stressful city life, and some dating drama led to Dale feeling frazzled and frantic…and her hair paid a price for it.'
'It was hard to find a high-quality satin pillowcase—so as one does, she set out to make her own. The initial start-up costs including ordering inventory, traveling to visit her manufacturer in person and launching the online store were approximately $11K.'