Want To Pick My Brain?

As a solopreneur who has been very open and transparent about my journey from side hustle to CEO, it’s probably no surprise to you that I receive emails on a regular basis from those who want to follow a similar path. I LOVE these notes! They are part of the reason I share so openly- I hope […]

How (Strategically) Working For Free Helped Build My Brand and Career

Last week, popular writing website, The Write Life, published a post I wrote about three times working for free can help your freelance writing career. Things got heated in the comments. Then I asked my Twitter community what they thought- and things got a bit heated there, too. No doubt, working for free is a controversial […]

The Get Gutsy Annual Review: Highlights from 2015

Happy New Year! 2016 is here, but before we jump in with full force, it’s time for some much-needed year-end reflection. In July I completed my mid-year check-in and now with the arrival of the new year  it’s time for a full-on Get Gutsy annual review. Every year, I detail my top highlights from the year […]

My Ultimate Gutsy Move: Jessica Lawlor, President & CEO

(UPDATE: Just stumbling on this post now and curious how my journey has been since making this announcement in December? Check out the full Becoming CEO series for a behind-the-scenes look at how I’m running my business!) I’ve drafted this blog post in my head a thousand times. After years of planning, hustling and dreaming, the […]

Another Peek Into A Day In The Life As a Side-Hustling Solopreneur (Plus, An Amazing Deal for You!)

One year ago, I shared with you a glimpse into my life as a side-hustling solopreneur. I absolutely LOVE my side hustle– many of you know that on the side of my full-time PR job, I run this blog/community, teach yoga, write for a number of print and online publications, serve as the managing editor […]

The Ultimate Guide to Freelancing (Plus an AMAZING Deal for Writers)

I absolutely LOVE my side hustle- many of you know that on the side of my full-time PR job, I run this blog/community, write for a number of both print and online publications, serve as the managing editor of other blogs, speak regularly to groups and offer personal branding bootcamp consulting sessions. A side hustle […]

The Get Gutsy Annual Review: Top 10 Highlights from 2014, Lessons Learned and How I Really Felt Throughout The Year

Before we say hello to 2015, it’s time for some much-needed year-end reflection. In July I completed my first-ever personal mid-year check-in and now with the arrival of the new year later this week, it’s time for a full-on Get Gutsy annual review. Every year, I detail my top highlights from the year (see 2012 here […]