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6 Months in, This Mom of 3 Earned 7x Her Investment: Joanna's Story

Joanna Bradley is a marketing professional and full-time working mother of three. Working from home appealed to her, but she was convinced that she would never be able to realize it. After hearing about Work-At-Home School, Bradley’s husband saw her desire and agreed to her enrolling. Within six months, Joanna was running her own business called Mojo Marketing Plus and using knowledge learned from the courses to pay for her Work-At-Home School enrollment. Her next goal is to grow her...


3 months in averaging $3K per month with FBA

Justin Thomas graduated the University of Nebraska in May 2017. As soon as he was done, he had a full time job lined up. Thomas immediately realized that the 9-5 was not for him. He knew there must be an alternative so he scoured the internet to find what he was looking for. After extensive research, Thomas came across a business model of fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). He immediately identified an opportunity, immersed himself in finding out everything he could about it, and took action to...


Niching down to scientific proofreading/copyediting

Melissa Kreikemeier started out as forensic scientist which lead to becoming a science teacher. After her third year of teaching, Kreikemeier became very frustrated with her employer, saying “I loved the work and my students, but it was not a positive work environment.” So she set out to find something she could do for herself. After stumbling upon Caitlin Pyle’s Proofread Anywhere Transcript course, Kreikemeier emailed a British agency asking if they hire American proofreaders, and the...


Making it happen, life is too short not to.

Emily Milsom works remotely for a company called Tribal Impact helping other companies improve their employee advocacy programs. Emily always felt like there was something missing, so during her regular 9-5 she started a business selling vintage homewares. Although she loved the business she created, Milsom decided to call it quits, take her flexible lifestyle job on the road, travel once she landed her remote job, and work from anywhere! Find out how she snagged the job she is passionate...


100% organic growth to $3k per month

Kevin Meng grew his freelance business 100% organically not using any freelancer websites when he was starting out, at least none that actually gave him any return. Getting into content writing took about a year as a side hustle after Meng started teaching English in Prague. The traction started when Meng reached out to a blogger with a personal email then followed the advice given to him. He hustled hard at the start, sent cold emails, and ignored the voices in his head to grow to $3k a...


Figure it out as you go & pivot to find the right fit!

Karrie Stringer had no plan for what she wanted to actually do with her life. She just wanted to do work that she enjoyed and get paid for it. Before she worked for herself, politics had overtaken good sense in her corporate workplace, and instead of working from 6am to 11pm for a few weeks of the year, it had become pretty much the norm for Stringer. Figuring it all out as she went along and using the skills she already had, Stringer took the plunge and carved a path for herself where she...


Heal your work life, build your business!

May Flam found herself constantly complaining to her husband, friends, and family about her work drama. She claims, “They were as exhausted as I was”. Since quitting her draining, abusive job, sooner than she thought, Flam’s life has improved tremendously. Embracing her strengths of empowering people to make changes in their own lives, Flam worked for her coaching certification, presented her plan to her husband, and committed to working for herself empowering women to create the type of...


Not just an admin! How to turn it into a profitable business

Korryn Haines had a triple whammy of life events in 2014 – her father was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she was made redundant from her long term manager role, and found out she was pregnant. A chance connection through a networking group with an old boss informed Haines her skill set was being wasted doing temporary admin work. The old boss asked Haines to come into her business as a contractor implementing processes for her current team. It was this one act of belief in her skills that...


Turn your pain into passion & PROFIT

Paula Burgess’ son has an ADHD diagnosis, he had been expelled from yet another daycare, and Burgess knew in that moment she would need to support him when he went to school. She started a virtual assistant business so she could be available for her son. Once established Burgess felt even more pressure with balancing a business and the needs of her child. She looked for support for parents with ADHD children and found nothing. Today Burgess works as a ADHD coach running support groups,...


When you realize all you need is right in front of you to build the life you love

Robert Birchall managed paid ad campaigns on Google, Facebook, and Instagram for small businesses and large global brands for five year and was very unhappy. He cites feeling like he’d sold his soul for money to try to become a millionaire. Then, he realized he didn't need millions, just freedom from commuting to earn money and the space to do the things he wanted to do. Birchall learned the importance of looking after himself, being creative, spending time with loved ones, and (perhaps...


Harnessing the power of time blocking to build a thriving WAH life

Amy Demone fell into her WAH life by accident, working her first 9-5 for a grand total of 6 days before she was so crippled she couldn't walk. Two weeks later she Googled "How to Make Money Online." Now she’s working with coaches and is a nerd when it comes to sales funnels. Demone recently became a Certified Ontraport Consultant, has been in the online world for 2 years, and hasn't looked back since! Listen to her journey to 4k and sometimes 8k per month all from home, here! For more...


Helping introverts and homebodies grow and have more adventures via courageous creativity

Anung Vilay progressed with little leaps and bounds. Vilay was talked into taking an aerial class by a friend and fell in love. This lead her to create a fun, quirky apparel line to fit her body type, something she wanted but couldn’t find in the market. Vilay notes trusting her instincts and when something hits her, going full force toward it. She now runs a podcast, creates loud leggings, and entertains many side hustles to maintain her WAH life style. For more information, visit the...


Virtual assistant and business mentor nails the self-belief mindset and keeps kicking goals!

Katie Colella cut her teeth at a young age in ecommerce. She notes that if she didn’t know how to do something, she would learn along the way spending hours teaching herself and honing new skills. Flash forward to now, Colella freelances as a VA and business mentor helping female entrepreneurs improve their online presence. She’s driven, ambitious, plans, hits goals, and tracks everything. Colella celebrates her wins, works hard to show up consistently, and all with five children by her...


Shaking the employee mindset and presenting like a boss

Ravi Toor serves others as a systems strategist and mindset coach, but it wasn’t always this way. Before her WAHS life, Toor felt like she was stuck in a cycle that drained her creative being. She notes that “every type of dream and ambition I had would slowly die because I was stuck in the rat race, fulfilling someone else's dreams.” After some deep self reflection, Toor listed all of her strengths and skills, drafted a proposal, took her boss out for drinks, and in a moment of intense...


Age is just a number for this freelance copy editor and proofreader specializing in content marketing

Barbra Harper worked a job with a billing company that was super-high stress. In addition to her physical health issues, Harper was being treated for depression, anxiety, and severe panic attacks. After one hospital stay during her last year at the billing company, Harper was told that her supervisor asked if a company laptop could be taken to Harper so she could work while in the hospital, on pain meds, and IV antibiotics! Her job was inflexible and affecting her health so much so that...


How 60 seconds of insane courage and one decision changed this (now) work-at-home hero’s life

This is a special WAHH veteran episode from Trish Springsteen who has been working at home for 10 years. Springsteen is a multi-international award-winning speaker, mentor, international bestselling author, and radio host specializing in speaker training. Springsteen helps businesses gain leverage with speaking and communication. She believes that when you believe, act, and share, you become empowered to build your own foundation for success. In this episode, Springsteen talks about...


Rising from poverty to create her own English language & editing agency

Alys Sink previously worked as a proposal analyst before losing that position in the 2013 government shutdown. Fed up with the recession job market, she started her own online consultancy business that same year. Sink cites poverty as being a great teacher, saying she learned a lot about how to be adaptable and comfortable with difficult situations and people. She is now the owner and director of an online English language tutoring service and editing agency that serves a wide demographic...


Homeschooling mom of four teaches her kids full-time and earns money as a general transcriptionist!

Lisa Eldridge is a homeschooling mom of four who has been teaching her children from home for the past eleven years. Eldridge got her WAH start as a medical transcriptionist, a regular job where she had to show up for set hours everyday even though she got to work from the comfort of her own home. Eldridge learned on-the-job and has been working as a general transcriptionist for the past seven years. Hear the full story here. For more information, visit the show notes at...


From cubicle office distractions to working for a company full-time from home

Bridgette Klein has been working from home for the past three years as the marketing guru for Willory, a 100% remote HR & payroll staffing and consulting firm. She now gets to work from whichever room in her house the sun is shining and is afforded the opportunity to be more involved in her young daughter’s life while still pursuing a career she’s passionate about. For more information, visit the show notes at


From makeup artist to lifecoach and course platform creator in a new country and new market!

Lisa Évoluer was at the young of 18 when she got her start in the makeup industry working for big brands such as MAC, Dior, Mercedes, and Glamour. Simultaneously, she began her journey with what would become her first online business in photo retouching specifically catered for the fashion industry. She used the skills she had to build something sustainable that would work for her in a new country and new market. Flash forward to present day, Évoluer has taken all of the obstacles life...