Episode 13: Melissa Guller, Online Entrepreneurship Expert

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By day, Melissa Guller is the Head of Special Projects at Teachable - an online tool that allows anyone to create and sell their own online courses - and ever since she launched her first side hustle in 2015, Melissa has been hooked on online entrepreneurship and empowering people to go for their big, awesome dreams. A bit of a side hustle queen herself, Melissa has been a top-rated instructor at General Assembly NYC for 2+ years, and she has 1300+ students currently enrolled in her Skillshare course, “What Great Managers Do Differently.” Most recently, Melissa founded The Kindling, a community for millennial women building online businesses, blogs, and podcasts they love. 

Melissa Guller, the Head of Special Projects at Teachable, has made a career out of helping people monetize their expertise online. In this episode, Melissa and Hilary discuss tools to create online courses, Melissa's side hustle ventures, and why she swears by a "relaxed" list to avoid burnout.

Episode Highlights

"Your knowledge has probably a higher price tag than you even realize because people want to know exactly what you did to achieve the result that they want."

"The way that I think about things now as a manager is that I’m always noticing when people make my life easier. You want to be able to show that you’re making your boss’s life easier by doing something great for the company."

"I love to think about your career as the business of you. You are the only person responsible for making sure the business of you is successful...Sometimes you have to make the decision that what’s best for the business of you is a different opportunity, and I’ve been able to increase my salary pretty significantly by not moving laterally but by moving up." 

Connect with Melissa on Instagram.

Connect with Hilary on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook. You can also catch the episode of Melissa's "Figuring It Out" podcast in which Hilary is guest discussing how to work from home productively

This episode is sponsored by
the Side Hustle Starter Kit.