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Reinvention through a Weekend Side Hustle with Gilly Garrett

FROM A CONVERSATION WITH GILLY GARRETT ON THE REINVENT YOURSELF PODCAST

Covey Editors

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She was the daughter of pharmacists and a busy copywriter in the beauty business.  She was also raising kids. But she loved making organic body scrubs and selling them at local fairs. Then she got in front of the buyer from Whole Foods and her reinvention through a weekend side hustle, Gilly’s Organics, took off.

Gilly’s Top Tips for Reinvention

1. Do It Now
You have the passion, you have the knowledge. Do it now. If it’s gonna fail, you’ll go back with something else. You’ll never know until you do it. You’ve got to put it out there; that’s the deal.

2. Listen To Your Intuition
There’s a time when all of a sudden I realized, almost like an intuition, ‘I better start treating my day like someone else is paying me.’ It wasn’t a dollar sign, like ‘oh when I make this much it’s not gonna be my side job anymore.’ It was more like a switch that went off, and I knew that I had to prioritize my own business over all the other things I was doing.

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