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Side Gig Turns Successful

When Emily Laurie learned she had a malignant melanoma, she looked for a hobby to take her mind off the diagnosis. She made a bead bracelet and shared it online. Within days, she had a large number …

When Aaron Elliot’s business partner approached him about starting a self-defense school for women, he decided they needed to pursue a different concept. Elliot, co-owner of F8 Training and …

C.C. Guice, owner of A Wench in the Gear, says it took a leap of faith to quit her day job and pursue her passion. Guice says her significant other gave her the confidence she needed to go all …

Nicole Chilton, former director of marketing and development at the Springfield Regional Arts Council, has been writing a book about dreams and symbolism. Chilton is a 2020 Springfield Business Journal 40 …

Andy Drennen, founder of Blend For That says working the tea business with his wife has strengthened their marriage. He says their talents complement each other to achieve shared goals. Drennen is a …

Janice Goocher, owner and designer of Canvas Connections, turned her side passion into a business. Goocher, who loves artwork and challenging herself with new things, says she began hosting parties …

Miles Boyer says he’s able to schedule most of his photography side gigs after business hours so it doesn’t interfere with his job as Office Manager for the Southern Region of the …

How do you become M. Night Shyamalan’s personal photographer? Miles Boyer, Office Manager for the Southern Region of the Builders’ Association, turned his photography hobby into a part-time side …

Ashley Tate, Owner of Sugar’s Pies and Sundries, had been working a number of side jobs, but decided to focus on her love of baking. Tate says she had already been baking for holidays and …

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