Episodes
In this very special episode, I sit down with my mom, aka momager, to talk about business, money, mindset, family, and everything in-between. She shares how she was able to run her own businesses while raising two daughters, and how she views the flow of money.My mom is bad ass and is a perfect example of how being a freelancer/entrepreneur can make it easier for parents to be home with/bond with their kids.
Published 05/18/22
Published 05/18/22
Living your divine purpose is the most fulfilling thing your soul can experience on this planet - but, it doesn't come without its trials and tribulations. In this episode, I break down the reality of living your divine purpose and being brave enough to do what your soul feels called to do while you're here. I also provide tips on how to muster up the courage to live your divine purpose, despite what everyone else has to say about it.
Published 05/13/22
We all sabotage our true potential every single day, whether we realize it or not. The problem is that most of us are unaware we are doing it, and even when we are made aware, we are unsure of how to stop doing it.In this episode, I go over what self-sabotaging is, how to identify it, what causes it, how to work through it, and how to reach for your true potential. The saying 'we are our own worst enemy' could not be more true, especially in business. But, your mind is a powerful tool that...
Published 05/12/22
'Drop servicing' has become a hot topic in the world of freelancing recently. It's a slang term used to describe a de facto freelancing agency model. I proudly own and manage my own drop servicing operation, and in this episode, I go over what that means, how to set one up, and why you should consider it, too. If people ever have a problem with how you're running your business, it's probably because they didn't think of it first. I encourage everyone to consider scaling their freelancing...
Published 05/06/22
It's no secret that my social media has attracted a lot of hate - more hate than I ever thought possible for someone who started a writing business. I have become as comfortable as I can be with the hate over the years, and am going to share how you, too, can anticipate the hate, forgive the hater, and go on with your day. It's an incredibly power mindset tool that will set you up for ultimate business success if you can learn to love your haters.
Published 05/04/22
A lot of people want to know if there is a certain $ amount I want to hit before I officially retire. In this episode, I explain why I don't plan to ever fully retire, but rather, live a financially free life that supports my goals and dreams. I don't believe it is good for human beings to be entirely removed from creating/producing/helping others. Yet, living a financially free life in which you don't have to worry about where your money is coming from is a game changer.Allow me to explain.
Published 04/29/22
It's very normal to be scared to 'put yourself out there' when you are first starting as a freelancer. As social creatures, we are impacted heavily by what our peers, communities, and loved ones have to say about us. In this episode, I go over why it's ok to have this fear - and still push through it. I provide actionable tips on how to put yourself out there as a freelancer regardless, and how you can build confidence as a powerhouse member of the gig economy.Don't forget... I have a free FB...
Published 04/27/22
I never thought years ago people would want to hear my perspective on this topic. In fact, I never really had an opinion towards this topic until it became hard to ignore. I do believe having conversations around this topic can help other women feeling the exact same way - and it can more normalize women, especially young women, earning good money today.Either way, I hope you enjoy my take!
Published 04/22/22
You are worth the rates you believe you are worth. I know that's a confusing statement, but in this episode, I explore how mindset, confidence, and experience directly translate into rates that you can successfully charge clients. In a short amount of time, you can double your rates with a proper portfolio, some testimonials, and most importantly, the self-confidence that you CAN do this.And believe me, you can!If you are looking to join my free Facebook community for freelancers or my...
Published 04/20/22
Fear, anxiety, and uncertainty are all natural parts of the freelancing and side hustling process. In fact, all of them present their own benefits in a lot of ways, if we can reframe how we see and approach each of them. In this episode, I explain how I have conquered (at times) all three, and what's going on inside my head when I do. I am a human just like you, so I am not always victorious.Note: I am not a medical professional or claiming to be one in this episode. I am merely describing...
Published 04/15/22
We all have them... bad days are inevitable in any line of work. As a freelancer, bad days can feel overwhelming and at times, very lonely. In this episode, I go over my personal experiences with bad days and how I have learned to push through them working alone from my home. Don't forget: I made an online community of now over 23,000 people so you don't ever have to feel alone freelancing again! Will link below.Bottom line is: don't let the fear of bad days stop you from pursuing financial...
Published 04/13/22
For the longest time, I have wanted to write a book on this topic. I plan to - but it has been a topic that has been very hard for me to discuss/share. As I move through my own personal grief presently, I feel like I am in a place where I can start talking about. I know there are so many people out there who need this message - if anyone you know is in the trenches with their grief, shoot them this episode. It's my raw, grief-stricken emotions and thoughts.I feel like grief is something we...
Published 04/08/22
Alright this is probably the most hotly requested topic for me to cover! In this episode, I go over my main three businesses and the six side hustles that are operated underneath them. This is a rough layout of how my businesses work together. After 7-years in the gig economy, I have created this structure as one that is easy to manage on the road and presently, does not require a lot of my time. I rely on other freelancers to fulfill services as needed. It's a completely freelancer-supported...
Published 04/06/22
One of the biggest lies we're told in high school and beyond is that we have to pick the 'one job' and 'one career' we want to do for the rest of our lives. I believe every single human being is multi-passionate, destined to work dozens of different jobs in their lifetime. I believe forcing ourselves to pick one career for 35-years stagnates growth, creativity, and overall happiness, robbing us of our ability to explore all that our divine destiny holds.In this episode, I break down what...
Published 04/01/22
We are back with a brand new season of the Freelance Fairytales. Can't believe it's been over one year since I started this thing. In this season, I am going to give myself creative license to talk about any and everything related to mindset, energy, spirituality, money, homesteading, nomadism, corporate greed, and everything in-between. In this kick-off episode, I dive into the topic of dreaming big and actually BELIEVING you can achieve your goals. I also give insight into how I think about...
Published 03/30/22
Bryan went from being broke to a millionaire in less than 4-years, now a real estate force to be reckoned with in Southern California today. Through exploring multiple streams of income and investing in real estate, to rewiring how his brain thought about money, Bryan is an example of what's possible with a new mindset, the internet, and the determination to make it all happen today. This will conclude season 2 of the Freelance Fairytales Podcast! Season 3 starting next week. To work with...
Published 03/27/22
Self-improvement, self-love, and self-awareness are all critical parts of advancing yourself both professionally and socially today. In order to become the freelancer of your dreams, or side hustle your way to financial freedom, you need to learn to love yourself, who you are, and who you were born to be. In this episode, I sit down with Brenttany Edwards, who details her arrival to a place of self-love and how that has helped her to curate her ideal - social and career - life. This is an...
Published 03/22/22
Prior to 2020, Hannah knew she was on a very toxic career path that left her feeling unfulfilled daily. After coming across my social media that year, she decided to give freelancing a go. Fast-forward a little over one year, and Hannah was able to make 6-figures her very first year freelancing - WOW!!! This is an amazing episode for learning more about how to maximize your potential on Fiverr, Upwork, and even use the momentum to launch your own team. She has a freelancing empire that is...
Published 03/18/22
Known for being employee #30 at Facebook and the CEO of AppSumo, a business products platform that makes it affordable to buy tools/software to scale any business, Noah Kagan has been on a lifelong pursuit, fine-tuning his mind to attract new opportunities and experiences. After meeting him on his podcast earlier this year, as well as working with him to recover my banned TikTok this summer (I accredit him with getting it back for me), Noah has been a thought-provoking person in my life. His...
Published 03/11/22
As a retired gymnast and someone who felt frustrated after posting 5-years to YouTube, only making enough to cover gas and groceries, Angela stumbled upon my freelancing Snapchat story and wondered if she could do the same. Posting an Unboxing Video gig on Fiverr, trying to bring in some extra money, Angela was able to scale to $3,300/month in just 2-months. After only 3-months, she hit Level 2 seller status, and has big plans for her freelancing agency in the future. Angela is an example...
Published 03/03/22
I had the pleasure of e-meeting Ashley over one-year ago when I was working to put together a freelancing Clubhouse group. She continues to impress me with her freelancing knowledge and determination to change the industry. She is the owner and founder of Freelance US, a U.S.-only freelancing site that can be found here: https://freelanceus.co/. The platform has just wrapped up a small business incubation program and is ready to take the world by storm in 2022. Additionally, Ashley is just an...
Published 03/02/22
I had the pleasure of meeting Madison earlier this year when she flew out to Wyoming to film me for a docuseries sponsored by Natural Life. We instantly hit it off and have been good friends ever since. Madison is a freelance videographer who is also pursuing a musical career (amazing singer), so this episode is great for anyone wanting to know more about time management and balancing two things at once in the freelancing world. Lastly, Madison has one of the most entertaining IG stories of...
Published 02/19/22
Ex-employment attorney and money coach, Delyanne Barros, used to believe that hard work and sacrifice were required to amass wealth. She soon learned that with the right investing and money strategies, financial freedom was possible without all of the hardship. She has now made it her mission to share this with as many people as possible today. Delyanne is a self-made millionaire who inspires me every day on my quest for early retirement and total financial freedom. This is a great episode...
Published 02/17/22
The world of online content is becoming more lucrative and sought-after by the minute today, which is why Sandy Lin's brand is so powerful. As a popular content creator who helps followers make content, monetize it properly, and partner off with brands, Sandy is helping entrepreneurs everywhere prepare for a world in which online content is one of the most prominent ways to market and advertise. Sandy is also just an all-around awesome, funny, and kind-hearted person who I hope I can visit in...
Published 02/13/22