Out of Office

Inspiring interviews with small business owners. We dig into the side hustle experiments and lessons that help independent creatives succeed in designing fulfilling work, beyond the office

Thetinyhouse.net – Ethan Waldman, Tiny House Expert

Listening to your community and finding multiple business opportunities within a niche market

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Fried Egg I’m In Love – Jace Krause, Food Truck Entrepreneur

A breakfast-only food truck owner in Portland builds an accidentally brilliant brand and learns from other food trucks’ mistakes

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Restrap Cycling Gear – Nathan Hughes, Founder

A bike touring and outdoor gear brand grows from one-man production in a spare bedroom into a 15-person team with international sales

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Rural Kind – Mike Watt and Nia Wood, Designers & Makers

A couple teaches themselves leatherwork on the side of part-time jobs to grow unisex bag brand, Rural Kind

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Apt528 – India Shannon, Design Shop Owner

A design shop owner on how losing her job pushed her side hustle into her full-time focus.

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The Equestrian – Linnea Aarflot, Horse Trainer

After pushing herself toward a career as an Art Director, an introverted horse lover changed careers and made a name for herself as a ‘horse whisperer.’

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Karl-Joel Larsson – Illustrator

An artist with an international following for his illustration work discusses constant learning and the benefits of sticking to what you love.

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Ilikemakingstufff – Marie Chanteur, Ceramics & Print Designer

A Graphic Designer who left H&M headquarters faces the reality of meeting high demand for her quirky ceramics with only her own two hands.

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Fourslices – Elizabeth Myer, Content Strategist & Consultancy Owner

The Content & Social Media leader for fashion brands learned to be nice to herself and solve a niche problem to build her own consultancy.

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Accidental Concrete – Jonas Klock, Interior Architect

Taking a break from fast-paced architecture work designing high rises made space for developing his craft – creating with concrete and other materials, full-time.

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