How to Balance Freelancing and Selling Courses with Lauren Hooker

In this episode, we’re chatting with Lauren Hooker of about balancing freelance work with launching and running courses, what sets her apart from other content creators, and finding the right mindset for hiring new members for your team. We discuss constantly being pressed for time while juggling client work as a freelancer, creating a course, and being present in our day-to-day jobs.  


Topics Discussed in this Episode: 

  • Introducing Lauren Hooker (0:50)

  • How Lauren transitioned from the corporate world to running her own business (2:05)

  • Building her business and identifying income streams (5:55)

  • Why you should cap the enrollment for your first launch (9:40)

  • Setting goals for yourself and cultivating the right mindset (14:25)

  • How Lauren’s approach to creating, selling, and teaching courses is unique: Live courses, building a community, and running a business without a big team (16:00)

  • Validating your ideas and preselling courses (32:55)

  • Putting yourself in the driver’s seat: Balancing freelance work and course creation (38:00)

  • Challenges and learning curves (46:25)

  • Hiring an assistant and growing your team (48:00)

  • Lauren’s predictions and goals for the future (53:10)

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