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    believing in yourself

    If you’ve been listening to this podcast for a while, you know that I believe teachers can do absolutely anything we set our minds to.  That said, what I believe doesn’t really matter if you don’t believe in yourself!

    So today, for the last episode of Season 2, we’re talking about how to start believing in yourself as much as I believe in you.

    Acknowledge your mad skills

    I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again, teachers have a crazy set of skills that are totally transferable to starting a business.  Let’s do a quick run down.

    • Organization
    • Writing
    • Budgeting
    • Listening
    • Explaining stuff
    • Self-discipline
    • Communication
    • Problem solving
    • Creativity

    Draw on the soft skills of teaching

    Let’s face it.  Teaching builds a skill set that no one talks about and you probably wouldn’t put on your resume. 

    • Compassion
    • Doing a lot with a little
    • Coming up with a plan B-Q on the spot
    • Finding teachable moments
    • Making connections
    • Powering through the crap

    Starting a business is more manageable than you think

    Literally thousands of teachers do it every year.  

    And there’s no right or wrong way to do it.  You can get up early to do work, or do it at night while you watch Netflix.  You can work on something education related, or not. You can work online or in person.  Write, talk, or do video.

    You can do hard things

    Are there hard parts to starting a business?  Yep. But, there are hard things about teaching, too.  And being a mom. And buying a house. And hybrid teaching. And learning how to do your hair in 5 minutes or under so you’re not late to school.

    But like those things, you learn as you go. 

    And… you have Side Hustle Teachers, in whatever form you choose to use it, for support at every step of the way, and to help you start believing in yourself. 

    That’s literally why we’re here.

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