How to Stay Productive While Traveling

How to Stay Productive While Traveling | The Sophisticated Gal

While on my way to Phoenix, I started thinking about how we spend all this time on an airplane and how that time could be used, especially for any entrepreneur or side hustler! If you think that being on an airplane just means sitting there bored out of your mind and that there’s no way to be productive because there’s (typically) no WiFi, I’m here to tell you otherwise. Since I knew that this was a longer flight, traveling from Philly to Las Vegas and ultimately to our destination in Phoenix, I made sure to brainstorm how I could use […]

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My Goals for 2018 & How I Plan to Achieve Them Using The Content Planner

Goal Planning Tips | My Goals for 2018 & How I Plan to Achieve Them Using the Content Planner | The Sophisticated Gal

I am so excited about this post ladies! When I was brainstorming content for the last month of 2017, I had a plethora of ideas and one of them was sharing the goals that I’m setting for myself in 2018. There are a lot of exciting things that I’m hoping 2018 will bring and there are so many things I want to achieve in the new year, both for myself and for my biz. I went through the process that I posted about earlier this week when planning out my goals. Today I’m going to share my goals for 2018, […]

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How to Set Intentional & Achievable Career Resolutions

How to Set Intentional & Achievable Career Resolutions | The Sophisticated Gal

The countdown is officially on until 2018 is here and lately I’ve been doing a lot of reflection on this past year. There have been so many amazing things that have happened in 2017 and I am so excited to see what 2018 will bring! One thing that has become a priority for me is setting new goals for myself and my career each year. I like to think of these new goals before it is officially the new year. I have also started reflecting on the process I follow to figure out what I want my new career resolutions […]

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5 Girl Bosses That Turned Their Side Hustle into a Full Time Job

5 Girl Bosses to Follow | The Sophisticated Gal

I am a sucker for inspirational stories, heck it’s one of the main reasons I started the Inspiring Girl Boss series! Hearing the stories of other girl bosses always gives me so much motivation for my own side hustle and career. There are so many amazing women out there that are kicking butt as entrepreneurs running their own businesses. I wanted to share some of the women I look up to the most that have taken their side hustle full-time, just in case you need a little extra motivation or are like me and love reading about other lady bosses […]

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How to Promote Your Side Hustle During the Holidays

How to Promote Your Side Hustle During the Holidays | The Sophisticated Gal

The holidays are a great time to promote your side hustle and gain some extra income, after all it is the gift-giving season! Now is the time to put a strategy in place for promoting your side hustle, especially if you plan on doing some sort of sale over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I recently launched my “Boss Babe Holiday Sale” over on my Etsy store, where I’m offering Buy 1 Get 1 Free on resume templates and 20% off resume services. There is a lot of work that has to get done behind the scenes to prep for […]

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Side Hustle Tips: The Tools You Need for Your Side Biz

In a previous post on the blog, I talked about the essentials you need for your side hustle. In today’s post, I want to talk more about the actual tools that have helped me successfully run my side hustle (this blog + my Etsy store) while working a full-time job. Working a full-time job and running a side biz can be a lot to manage, so the tools that you have in your toolbox should help you spend more time working on the bigger projects and maybe even give you some time to enjoy a glass of wine at night […]

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The Side Hustle Essentials Every Girl Boss Needs

I see you girl, every day you’re hustling hard for your passion and trying to make your dreams a reality. If this is you, well then you are a total #girlboss and I applaud you for working so hard! Having a side hustle on top of a full-time job can be a lot to manage sometimes, heck I even wrote a post about balancing both (check it out here). There are a lot of things we have to sacrifice when we’re side hustlin, like that “tv time” after work or going to happy hour with friends because we want to […]

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May Reflection + June Goals

Today I'm reflecting on May and sharing my goals for June | The Sophisticated Gal

Can you believe that summer is almost here?! I feel like it was just beginning to get nicer outside and spring was just beginning, now it’s almost over! I have so many things that I’m looking forward to this summer, but first I want to make sure that I finish the rest of spring strong! This month I launched a new series on my blog to feature other inspiring girl bosses out there and there are so many women that I’ll be featuring in the month of June. To catch up on all of the features so far, go check […]

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April Reflection & May Goals

Sharing my May Goals & reflecting on April | The Sophisticated Gal

Wow, I can’t believe how fast April went by! I feel like it was just yesterday it was the beginning of April and the weather was just starting to get nicer. Now it’s officially May, which means it’s almost summertime and it’s time to plan May goals! April was such a busy month, there was so much going on between my blog, work and life but it was overall a GREAT month! Today I’m reflecting on my goals that I set in the beginning of April and sharing my goals for May. I like to set business goals as well […]

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Managing a Side Hustle & a Full Time Job

Working a 9-5 and have a side hustle? Check these side hustle tips to help you manage it with your full time gig!

I get asked all the time, “how the heck do you manage your own business on top of a full time job?”. I’m sure my fellow boss babes with a side hustle can relate! Having a side hustle is definitely a lot to manage when you already have a full-time job, but it’s 100% doable. When I started my Etsy store two years ago, I wasn’t sure what to expect and how much of my time it would take. Most of the time management tips I’ve learned are from having a side hustle. When I started my blog, I had […]

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