In this Episode:

Do you have a side hustle or make a living as an independent worker?  
Would you like to know how to make some extra money living the gig life?  Diane Mulcahy, the author of “The Gig Economy” is on the show to answer these questions and more. Whether you work within a corporation, are an entrepreneur, a stay-at-home mom, or have a job and also a side gig/hustle, there is something in this episode for you! You can access the show notes at

Before it was even a thing, Diane created the first course in the country on the Gig Economy and teaches it in the MBA program at Babson College. The course gained immediate traction and was named by Forbes as one of the Top Ten Most Innovative Business School Courses in the country.

She is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, a Forbes contributor, and lectures at universities, including Boston College, Brandeis, Dartmouth, Harvard Kennedy School, Northeastern, Northwestern, and the University of Washington.

We discuss:
1. What is the Gig Economy?
2. Can you actually make a living out of the gig economy?
3. If so, how do you go about creating a gig lifestyle? 
4. Why knowing your values are so key to your success and happiness.
5. The future of the traditional workplace, and so much more!

Diane’s 3 Best Tips For Living a Good Life:

  1. Be intentional.
  2. Be quiet.  Live a life that has a lot of listening and reflection.
  3. Be willing to follow your heart, your gut, and your curiosity.

Resources Mentioned:

The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want by Diane Mulcahy

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This episode was sponsored by Design a Life You Love, A Woman’s Guide to Living a Happier and More Fulfilled Life. My book includes 52 inspirations, one for every week of the year, each with practical tips to guide you to self-love and success on your own terms. It’s a short book that you can read in about an hour, but includes life lessons that will last a lifetime.

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