Welcome to Series 3 of the Plutus Awards Podcast! The team is excited to present a new series of episodes, providing our listeners with the best actionable tips and personal success stories from superstars in our community and from the diverse experiences of many creators and entrepreneurs.
Leverage Multiple Side Hustles to Increase Your Net Worth
The gig economy has made it easier for many of us to find pleasure and success in our side hustles. How do we manage the multitude and magnitude of the freelancing work we take on without burnout or compromise to work quality?
In this episode, Sarah Li Cain speaks with Scarlett McCarthy, the founder of Literally Broke, about Scarlett’s experience balancing a full-time job, multiple freelance gigs, and personal health and happiness.
- How Scarlett finds side hustles to undertake
- The biggest challenges when balancing a full-time job and freelance work
- How Scarlett handles being overwhelmed with changes and uncertainties
- How Scarlett manages her work-life balance
|0:54||Scarlett’s former full-time job and side hustles|
|2:10||How Scarlett finds side hustles|
|2:50||Amount of work at the height of side hustling|
|3:20||Increasing her net worth by $15,000 with the help of side hustles|
|3:40||Biggest challenges when balancing a full-time job and freelance work|
|4:32||Scarlett’s criteria when choosing what freelance work to take on|
|6:30||Scarlett’s freelance work in 2020|
|7:26||How starting her own blog helped attract more side hustle offers|
|8:06||Habits to write better when launching a blog|
|8:50||Scarlett’s purpose for her blog|
|10:40||How 2020 impacted her full-time job|
|12:41||How to handle being overwhelmed with changes and uncertainties|
|14:17||The profitability of Scarlett’s side hustles|
|15:31||The moment Scarlett decided to focus on her freelancing work|
|16:58||Scarlett’s professional direction for the near future|
|18:24||Rejections in freelancing and how to handle them|
|19:13||How Scarlett manages a work life balance|
|21:40||Where to find Scarlett|
About Scarlett McCarthy
Scarlett is a freelance writer, screenwriter, and playwright. In January 2020, she founded Literally Broke, a personal finance platform for artists and creatives. When she’s not writing, you can catch Scarlett creating memes and defending her latte habit.