- Are you tired of feeling stressed about your finances?
- Do you wish you didn’t feel dependent on someone else for a paycheck?
- Do you wish you could provide more for those you love?
- Do you wish you could make money doing what you love?
We understand… we both started our first side hustles because we wanted more out of life.
In fact we got tired of living paycheck to paycheck and feeling like we were trapped. We hated that we had to stress about whether or not we could afford to buy something or do what we really we wanted.
We believe self-employment is the ultimate form of empowerment, and we want to empower YOU to take back control of your money, your life, and your freedom!
We are joeel and Natalie Rivera. We’re serial entrepreneurs who have started businesses including:
Holistic virtual office center
Adolescent coaching center for at risk youth
Book publishing company
Life coach training institute
Conferences, festivals and speaking
Online course academy
The real transformation happened for us when we realized that we could have an idea, research it and launch it and make more money in a week than we made at our job in a month. We have created over a dozen side hustles in over 2 decades, and we used what we learned to escape the rat race and build a thriving business that allows us to live life on our terms. And now we’re teaching everything we’ve learned to you.
Now is the perfect time to create a side hustle. Technological advancements have made it fast and easy to create and market a business or plug into existing money-making side-gigs.
There’s a new business guru popping up every day—but the problem is there is SO MUCH information being thrown around about how to make money or start a business. And, worse, a lot feels so complicated and overwhelming… like raising capital and managing employees… and it sounds expensive and time consuming! But, what if making money on your terms, doing what you love, didn’t have to be so hard—well, it doesn’t!
There are literally hundreds of ways you could start making money TOMORROW in your spare time…
… and if you want to go beyond just making some extra cash, you can use proven processes for growing your side hustle into a business that can replace your job and give you the freedom to love your life again.
In this course, we’ll teach you everything you need to know in order to:
Choose the right side hustle idea for you and flesh out how to launch it
Find time, stay motivated, and start quick
Hack productivity, automate, and scale your business
The best part about creating a side hustle NOW is that entrepreneurship is the future of employment. With all of the changes happening in the world due to rapid technological growth, we are moving to a gig economy. While our grandparents’ generation had 1 job in their lifetime and our parents had an average of 5 jobs, it is projected that our children will have 5 at a time—and most not as an employee. Don’t wait to see if your industry is going to change dramatically in the next 10 years, start taking back control of your finances and your life NOW by learning how to play the game of entrepreneurship.
Self-employment is the ultimate form of empowerment, so we are excited to see you in the course!
- Introduction to Hustling
- Generating Ideas for Business Startups
- Idea Strategy 1: Start with You
- Idea Strategy 2: Piggy-backing on Trends
- Idea Strategy 3: Scratch Your Own Itch
- Idea Strategy 4: Probing for Pain
- The Power of Brainstorming
- The Secrets of Research
- Getting It on Paper (or a Napkin)
- F the Business Plan
- IDEAS Services-Get Paid to DO What You Love
- IDEAS Local Gigs and Work from Home
- IDEAS Sell or Rent Your Stuff or Space
- IDEAS Sell Tangible Stuff Online
- IDEAS Make Money off Information Products Online
- IDEAS Art, Design, and Creative Side Hustles
- IDEAS Make Money with Your Car (or Other Vehicle)
- IDEAS Make Money in Your Spare Time (or Doing What You Are Already Doing)
- Additional Resources
Joeel & Natalie Rivera
Meet the Instructors
About the Instructor
Joeel and Natalie Rivera are a dynamic duo, as a husband-and-wife team, partners in crime, and BFFs! They are freedom junkies and prolific content creators who have been coaching, speaking, writing, and teaching for more than a decade.
Joeel is a former psychology professor with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Education and is currently completing his dissertation on eudaemonic happiness for his Ph.D. in Psychology. Using the science of psychology and human potential, they train leading edge entrepreneurs, leaders, life coaches, and individuals how to master the power of their mind and create their destiny.
Joeel & Natalie have started more than a dozen businesses, including (in chronological order) imports, photography, non-profit teen center, life coaching, t-shirts, magazine, book publishing, professional speaking, conferences and workshops, holistic virtual office center, online directory, life coach training, online course publishing AND MORE!
They’ve taken what they’ve learned through their successes and (most importantly) failures, and today they run a powerhouse education and publishing company.
JOEEL’S BEGINNINGS: From an early age, Joeel faced adversity, including failing his first year of college and losing his brother to a car accident at the age of 19. This experience transformed his life and instilled a deep sense of purpose by inspiring him to give his brother Daniel’s name a meaning by helping others find their true path.
In 2009, he fulfilled his dream of opening a youth center in honor of his brother. Shortly thereafter, life called him a different direction and Natalie answered a Craigslist ad and took over his position of co-founder of this business.
NATALIE’S BEGINNINGS: After a decade of living a life that wasn’t authentically hers, and developing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as a result, Natalie let go of everything and completely transformed. Through her journey to healing, she rediscovered her true self and greater purpose—to be an entrepreneur and inspire others to transform their lives. Natalie “retired” from the rat race at 24, put herself through school as a freelance designer. Days before graduating college (finally) she answered an ad for a business partner running a non-profit teen center.
JOINING FORCES: While Joeel & Natalie met for only 30 minutes during this transition of ownership, two years later they reconnected and recognized how synchronistically the stars had aligned to bring them together. They joke of the irony of how they “starting the same business, just not at the same time” and they’ve been co-creating in life and business ever since.
JOINING THE INFORMATION AGE: Joeel & Natalie joined the information age and became INFOpreneurs in 2014 when they went “green” and transitioned their print magazine into digital format. They found they could reach an exponential, worldwide market at a fraction of the time and cost—and they were hooked! They closed their physical offices and began converting their in-person workshops and training programs into information products and online courses.
THE NIGHTMARE/BLESSING: Then, in 2015 they received a proverbial “kick in the pants” to go “all-in” to the online world when Joeel fell ill after traveling overseas. Natalie became his full-time caretaker and their businesses crumbled down around them. They decided they never wanted to be in that situation again, so they dedicated themselves to converting their training, coaching and speaking programs into online courses that would outlive them. Their new business model is based on investing in “the new real estate”, which is creating passive income through building a portfolio of educational content.
Today they have 150,000+ students from 195 countries. They are passionate about sharing their story and inspiring entrepreneurs to monetize their passion and knowledge in this new digital education economy.