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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New Blogger Tips: What I Learned from My First Month of Blogging

New to blogging or thinking about starting a blog? Here are some of the lessons I learned after my first month of blogging.

Wow, I can’t believe it’s already been a month since I started my blogging journey! My very first blog post was about the Top Resume Mistakes to Avoid and since then I’ve written so many more posts about career advice, job interviews & more. It has been so much fun and filled with so many lessons along the way. Starting a blog is definitely no easy task, there is so much that goes into it that I never even realized until I started my own blog. In just a month, I’ve learned so much about running a blog and have […]

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The Career Advice I Learned After Reading the Magnolia Story

Today I am so excited to share the top career advice I learned from the Magnolia Story. Anyone who knows me knows how obsessed I am with Chip & Joanna Gaines from the HGTV show Fixer Upper. Their entrepreneurial spirit is contagious and I admire so much about them as individuals as well. This Christmas, my boyfriend got me their book, The Magnolia Story, after I dropped many hints that I wanted it! I found their book so inspiring, especially for those looking to start their own business. Their book tells you the story of how they met, starting their […]

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Monthly Goal Planning Ideas to Help You Achieve Your Goals

Monthly Goal Planning Ideas to Help You Achieve Your Goals This Month!

In need of some monthly goal planning ideas? Well you’re in luck because today I’m sharing some monthly goal planning ideas to help you set yourself up to achieve your goals. We all know how important setting goals are for both personal and career growth, so I wanted to provide you with a few tips and a FREE template to help you achieve your goals! At the beginning of every month, I like to take some time to set up some new monthly goals for myself to work towards throughout the entire month. I keep those goals in a place […]

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How to Manage Your Time Like a Total Girl Boss

Today I'm sharing time management tips for every girl boss to help you get more done!

Today I wanted to share some time management tips to help you be more productive and cross off more tasks from your ever-growing to do list! Remember we all have the same amount of time in a day as Beyoncé, so it’s really all about how you manage your time that can make a huge difference in your productivity. Having time management skills is crucial to getting more stuff done and really who doesn’t want to get more done in a day?! These are some of my favorite time management hacks that help me be ultra productive during the workday […]

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Why Having a Side Hustle is Good for your Career

A side hustle doesn't mean disaster for your full time career, in fact it will actually benefit your career. Read our post to learn more about how it can help your career

Thinking about starting a side hustle? Have you been wanting to start a business for something you’re passionate about but been too scared that it will ruin your career? Well, I’m here to tell you that having a side hustle can actually benefit your career (yup, I said it) and here’s why. When I started my Etsy store two years ago, I never thought that it would actually benefit my full-time job as a Digital Project Manager but it did. I started my Etsy store about a year after I graduated college because I wanted to start my own business […]

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