Side Hustlers Need Love Too

Vanessa Zamy

Episode Description

Not everyone is the type that is ready to or even can, ditch their 9-to-5 to go chasing their dreams of being an entrepreneur. I’ve had a lot of entrepreneurs and coaches on the show, but my guest this week has dedicated herself to helping the 9-to-5ers get their businesses up and running without sacrificing the security of their day job.


01:04 – Why focus on 9-to-5ers


03:41 – Entrepreneurship is not just for the risk takers


06:28 – What sets Fortune 500 companies apart


11:51 – The first step to becoming a more efficient entrepreneur/solopreneur


15:06 – The most common idea for new entrepreneurs


16:42 – The biggest hurdles for entrepreneurs outside of money and confidence


24:13 – Do we have enough coaches? Who needs a coach?


26:18 – Why isn’t a lack of money a real issue?


30:56 – The mental health aspect of Vanessa’s work


33:44 – The importance of changing the employee mindset of the Black community


39:39 – Vanessa’s best-selling book. America’s obsession with being busy


48:33 – Vanessa’s other projects. Connect with Vanessa online


51:41 – Final words of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

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