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Rucheli Berry, Support Engineer

Rucheli Berry, Job Board Creator: Episode 38 Rucheli Berry started her remote career as a way to stay home with her new baby and has continued because of the flexibility it gives her family. She has shifted from aerospace to manufacturing engineering, then to software engineering and now to support engineering and remote job search coaching. You can find Rucheli at remotelypossible.tech as well as on Facebook and Twitter.     ...
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Bari Tessler, Financial Therapist

Bari Tessler, Financial Therapist: Episode 37 Bari Tessler got into her graduate program for somatic therapy with the idea that she’d be working with what we consider emotional issues: grief, body, food, intimacy, sexuality. Then she realized her focus was finances, which we tend to think of as very concrete, with little emotional component. Only, our actions around money are informed by our reactions to financial events throughout our ...
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Hannah Dixon, VA Trainer

Hannah Dixon, VA Trainer: Episode 36 Hannah Dixon turned a job that she fell into, acting as a virtual assistant, into a way to help others create their own destinies. While that sounds a bit dramatic, it’s true. By showing exactly how you can take your interests and use them to niche down, Hannah teaches not only virtual assistant skills, but also building a specialized business. You can find her at digitalnomadkit.com where you can ...
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Hope Allison, Fitness Coach

Hope Allison, Fitness Coach: Episode 35 Hope Allison started out her health career in meal planning and only after deciding to focus on creating meal plans for personal trainers did she decide to become one herself. After realizing how much she enjoyed fitness she became certified and added coaching into the mix. Now you can find her on Facebook and at nutritiontoyouchefhope.com.     Secondary Stream to Main Income  Keep your eyes ...
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Nicole Berry, Study Abroad Organizer

Nicole Berry, Study Abroad Organizer: Episode 34 Nicole Berry found her love for international education while studying abroad during university. After trying to find a job in the field, she decided to go out on her own. You can find Nicole on linguistichorizons.com, as well as on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.       Investing in Advertising It can be scary putting money into something that you don’t know if it will ...
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Sarah Cordiner, Online Course Creator

Sarah Cordiner, Online Course Creator: Episode 33 Sarah Cordiner started off knowing that she just wanted out, out of school and to see the world. What she found was a path back into education, though much different from the schooling she went through. You can find Sarah on sarahcordiner.com and if you’re looking to begin your own courses she has two free places to start: Course Plan Challenge and Course Plan in 60 Minutes. You can ...
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Amy Simpkins, Renewable Energy Consultant

Amy Simpkins, Renewable Energy Consultant: Episode 32 Amy Simpkins started out as an aerospace engineer. After realizing that strategic thinking covers many fields, Amy got into business. Once she coached her husband into starting his own venture, she joined him as CEO. You can find her at mugrid.com, amysimpkins.com, and bizinsideout.com.       Government Programs The US Department of Energy had a program called the Solar in ...
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Julie Waterkotte, Stationer

Julie Waterkotte, Stationer: Episode 31 Julie Waterkotte is a stationer who works from home. She uses her artistic talents to design custom wedding suites and other types of stationery with creative flair and personality. You can find her at oddlotpaperie.com as well as on Facebook and Instagram.       New Uses for Old Skills Julie has been an artist her entire life, first going to art college and later working in advertising, ...
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Kayla Kurin, Yoga Instructor

Kayla Kurin, Yoga Instructor: Episode 30 Kayla Kurin got into yoga as a way of supporting her overall health and dealing with a chronic health issue. Realizing she could help others and travel at the same time was a bonus. You can find Kayla at arogayoga.com, on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Kayla also has a free ten day yoga challenge for creatives.       Focusing In When Kayla started her business, she did SEO, a mailing ...
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Getting Started, What do I Do?

Getting Started, What do I Do?: Episode 29 Getting started with your location independent life can feel overwhelming. What can I do as a career? What should I charge? will my prices scare off clients? Can I do this? In order: Any number of things, more than you think, if you’re doing it right, and yes – yes you can!       I Don’t Have Any Skills Oh, darling, that is such a con job. You don’t have any ...