I started my “for fun” blog around my job as a paralegal in NYC.
In under two years, it turned into a thriving side hustle that made more than my day job, and turned into a a million dollar business from there.
I had zero followers, zero subscribers, a lack of clarity, and a busy schedule, and figured out how to scale it to surpass my day job salary by cutting out the fluff and focusing on what works. Now, I’m here to teach YOU exactly what worked.
Here's my story...
May 2016- Started my website
I saved up for about two weeks to purchased a $50 Ebook on starting a WordPress blog. Woke up an extra hour early before my paralegal job to buy it and implement it. I was so excited!
June 2016- Moved to Southeast Asia
Declined my acceptances from law school. Realized that I no longer saw the point in working as a paralegal if my legal career was a dead end, so I quit my job and bought a one-way ticket to Cambodia. I stayed there for four months working on my website, freelance writing, and traveling. This is where I first started learning about making money online, but I felt like everyone was further ahead than I was...
The coast of Vietnam!
Barcelona- where everything changed for me.
May 2017- Hired a blogging coach
Felt that my blog wasn’t taking off so I hired a mentor. Maybe you know that same frustration? She taught me how to make my first digital product and we mapped out a launch plan.
November 2017- Barcelona
One of the most pivotal moments in my life. It was during this trip that I first truly experienced the reality and possibility of passive income- making money online while traveling. I was hooked and came back to the USA more determined than ever to quit my job by NYE 2019. I gave myself a year.
March 2018- Tragedy- I lost my father
Tragedy struck. I suddenly lost my beloved father out of the blue and in many ways I felt paralyzed for months. However, this motivated me to play a much bigger game and put myself out there more. It was the “in my face” proof that life is short. I decided that I could not wait until NYE to leave my job and would no longer sell myself short. So, I set the timeline to resign in six months.
March 2018- I started a year-long entrepreneurship program
In light of my new timeline and my refusal to ever play small again, I started a year-long entrepreneurship program. It was a $5,000 that I did not have and had to put on a credit card.
Invested in myself, finally.
I put together all my success in one program.
May 2018- I launched Scale Your Side Hustle®
Created what would become one of my best programs to date, Scale Your Side Hustle®, based on the success I had experienced while traveling in Spain and the previous year making $1,000+ per month from my side hustle.
This program went on to helps dozens of ambitious side hustlers start successful side hustles, launch their businesses, and leave their 9-5 jobs to work for themselves.
August 2018- 9-5 salary surpassed my side hustle
Four months after my dad passed away and I began making more from my side hustle than I was from my day job ($4,000 and up per month!)
September 2018- I resign
Like clockwork, six months after my dad’s tragic passing, I was able to resign. I had spent the last six months working night and day on my business, getting up at the crack of dawn and not going out on weekends. My salary had surpassed my day job income and I was ready to fly.
November 2018- My first five-figure month
Turns out any rumors about self-employment being financially risky weren’t turning up for me! I started making five-figures per month and it didn’t stop.
May 2019- Hit six-figures while 26 years old!
Hit six-figures in under 11 months while 26 years old.
August 2019- My first $30,000 cash month
Knocked my own socks off with a $30k+ month two months out from my wedding- talk about one of the busiest but BEST times of my life.
My empty desk! Last day at a 9-5 job.
Had my dream NYC Wedding
October 2019- Got Married
Was able to have a wedding I never could've managed while still at a 9-5 job in the heart of New York City.
March 2020- Hired My Sister Full-Time
Hired my first full-time employee, my own sister, who left her job at a hedge fund to work and create with me every day.
October 2020- My first six-figure month
Experienced my first six-figure month after moving to Miami. Celebrated by donating to organizations supporting women and entrepreneurship.
March 2021- Our team expands
My sister was promoted to being a fellow coach in the business after working with so many of our clients itself. We hired two new roles to come into the business.
April 2021- I became pregnant
My life changed forever when I found out that my husband and I were expecting our first baby!
August 2021- Hit seven figures
Celebrated our first SEVEN-figure sales year in the world's most beautiful city... Paris!
November 2021- Became a mom
My sweet baby boy was born on Thanksgiving in November 2021, starting a maternity leave I was able to take, and entire new lifestyle, that were all thanks to my own business.
Celebrating our first million-dollar year in Paris, while six-months pregnant!
I went from a "for fun" side hustle .
to ---> .
Six-figure months with my location-independent business
Working in Mykonos, Greece
Working in Tel Aviv, Israel
Working in Chicago, Illinois
Working in Los Angeles, California
Working in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Hear what our Scale Your Side Hustle® alumni have to say from their experience...
"Within a month I raised my freelance price from $40/hr to $97/hr - and people were actually paying it! All of a sudden I was making more than I ever had on my own AND freed up time to focus on actually building out a business instead of just chasing freelance projects. At the end of the program, I was no longer hourly and booked my first client on a much higher ticket monthly retainer."
"Working with Leah and her team has been the best decision I have ever made for myself and my now growing business, and it has truly changed the trajectory of my life. I wouldn't be the person I am today without Leah, Scale Your Side Hustle®, and the other amazing coaches you get to work with within the program."
- Allie Boone
"Leah's approach to business and your mindset is truly incredible and effective. I went into Scale Your Side Hustle® with just a hint of a business idea and a week and a half in I had my first client. If you want to bring your goals to life, Leah’s guidance will absolutely help you get there."
- Erica Muller
Imagine A World In Which You...
Create a side business that is completely your own. You know that you're not pouring everything into someone elses dream or vision, but are investing in YOU.
Transform your financial reality. Be the one that is ahead of their financial goals, no longer live on one paycheck, and with an unlimited amount of income potential.
Sell with confidence and ease. Let go of a fear of being salesly and no longer wonder where to find clients or customers.
Impact the lives of others. Your business is not just about your success, it's also about the difference you can make by getting out there. But that won't happen unless you step it up.
Make thousands of dollars a month. That means more from your side hustle than your day job. Double income!
Enjoy a community. You're not meant to do this alone! Imagine having a community of like-minded and supportive side hustlers and entrepreneurs in your corner.
Design your life. The truth is that side hustling isn't just about money, it's about filling in all the blanks of your life and creating the reality you most desire.
"When I began my business, I never could have imagined having 5-figure months. Because of Leah’s help I had the knowledge, will power, and self drive to make this happen."
- Anna McNaught, Scale Your Side Hustle®Grad
But it doesn't have to be like that.
Enter Scale Your Side Hustle®...
The single most elite and accelerated live program out there for successful side hustlers with 9 focused modules.
This program will teach you everything you need to build the foundation and be the next side hustle success story.
Meet your Scale Your Side Hustle® coaches:
Your fearless leaders through your side hustle journey that have led hundreds (no, really) to side hustle success. (We promise we didn't color coordinate the photos below.)
Leah is the founder of the business and the creator of Scale Your Side Hustle®, which is based off of her own six-month transformation from side hustle struggle to self-employed. She leads one coaching call per week and loves getting into the thick of side hustle strategy.
Kathryn Roberts is a content strategist and coach for female online business owners struggling to make their voices heard in their industry. She's supported students in Scale Your Side Hustle® for over two years of the program. She is the Slack manager and is a ninja in the Slack group for all of your daily questions. Kathryn is highly experienced with building side hustles and knows the ins and outs of the program. You'll learn SO much from her!
Abby is the head coach at Team LG. She's worked with side hustlers and full-time entrepreneurs to move out of their own way and take massive action, and since joining Team LG, she helped the business 5x its revenue. She has supported our clients on her own for over a year and is masterful with mindset work.
Abby has supported the clients in Scale Your Side Hustle® for years. Take advantage of her wealth of knowledge!
Why this program works:
A group program will provide you with thepeer support that will make all the difference in you achieving your goals. I know what it's like to share my income and impact dreams to my friends and family, only from them to respond in a not understanding or not supportive way. Not exactly the support needed to make my dreams come true!
When you're going for your dreams, pursuing entrepreneurship, shifting your life and transforming your financial reality, it's extremely important to surround yourself with support, positivity, compassion and understanding.
You'll feel the benefit of a group throughout the entire program. From the peer calls where you can learn from one another, in the Slack group where you can support each other, while still benefiting from individualized support as this is not a large group program.
A Coach and Mentor
One of the most surefire ways to grow your business, your income, and reach your goals is by learning from people who have already achieved them! This seems obvious, yet so many resist from reaching out for help or investing in themselves with mentorship or coaching.
Our team of coaches completely understand feeling careful with where you invest, and encourage you to do so! But, in my experience, the times when I didn't hire help and tried to figure things out myself ending up costing me a lot more time and money than if I had just gotten help.
This program is going to walk you through everything I've learned in building a business around my day job, generating consistent passive income, and creating a scalable platform that allows me to make me more money than I do at my day job! Learn in these 90 days what took me years to learn!
Ready to change your life?
Next cohort: Starts May 2 Enrollment ends: April 29
Materials: The Values of the Successful Entrepreneur PDF. This is my take on what it takes to thrive as an entrepreneur.
Call: Coaching call
Materials: Module- Becoming a Successful Side Hustler. This module will tap into mindset, gratitude and the values I think it takes to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Video- "How Bad Do You Want It" where I emphasize the importance of setting your ego aside and stepping out of your comfort zone.
Call: Coaching call
Materials: Module- Clarity in Your Goals and Mission. This module will help you get clear on what your vision is and what steps you need to take to get there.
Call: Coaching Call
Materials: Monthly Planning Spreadsheet to help you map out exactly what you need to do to bring in the clients and income more easily
Call: Coaching call
Materials: Module- Strategize Your Funnel. This module introduces you to seeing the overall function of your business. It will help you see what is working and what you may need to do differently. Materials- My Best Opt-Ins. An inside look at opt-ins that work.
Call: Coaching call
Materials: Module- Strategizing Your Funnel Ct. Continuing with your business funnel, we will be focusing on nurturing and selling to your audience and how you can do it in tandem.
Call: Coaching call
Materials: Module- Build Your Email List Module. This module is important! Building an email list is a big step in communicating with your audience, your brand, and eventually selling.
Call: Coaching Call
Call: Coaching Call
Materials: Module- Build or Perfect Your Website. This is the module that helps you start to bring your vision to life. We walk you through steps to set your website up.
Call: Coaching call
Materials: Module - Facebook and Instagram Ads. Marketing and advertising is very important. In this module we talk about how ads work and how you can use them in your business. Our Best Performing Ads. You will get a look into what ads have worked best for us and why sometimes simple is better.
Call: Coaching call
Materials: Video- "Nailing Sales calls" to ensure you are confident when you are selling Video- "How I landed my first high ticket client" explaining the steps to take when landing your first high ticket sale Video- "Keeping track of potential clients" to ensure a seamless process when managing your clientele
Call: Coaching call
Module - Pinterest. Pinterest has amazing business growing potential. In this module, we go over how you can use Pinterest to grow.
Call: Coaching Call
Call: Coaching call
Materials: Module- Creating Digital Products. In this module, we help you build an online course that will sell.
Video- "Our Referral System" is a behind the scenes look at our referral system and tips for you to do the same.
Call: Graduation call
Scale Your Side Hustle® Success Story! Meet Danielle
“Scale Your Side Hustle® was one of THE best investments I’ve made in my business"
“During the program I had unwavering support through a successful product launch, and since completing the program I have doubled my email list subscribers and monthly income. It gave me the discipline to work diligently on a different part of my business every week, and the knowledge and tools I need to scale upwards in ways I hadn’t even thought of before. The group of motivated like-minded women made me look forward to our weekly calls, not to mention they were total boss babes who pushed me to be a better version of myself. Leah was open, attentive, and supportive throughout it all - she truly wants to see you succeed and gives you an action plan to get to where you want to be. I highly recommend this program and you WILL make your investment back. Cannot thank you enough Leah!" - Danielle, the WanderLover
Danielle and Leah met when Danielle was working on Wall Street as a recent college graduate. She knew she was meant for something more, but had no idea how to make that happen. Fast forward, and she's now living in Bali full-time as a travel influencer at @TheWanderLover!
($997 value)- Wanting to keep up your momentum between now and when the program begins? When you join with the early bird special, you'll also receive a free kickoff call the week before the program. This is your chance to make sure that you're going into the program on the right foot and will make the most of it.
Limitless List Email Marketing Course
($597 value)- Get our email list-building course totally free. Learn how to grow an email list that produces sales for you and all the creative ways you can grow your business with a great email list.
Instagram for Business Ebook by Danielle Hu of the WanderLover
($47 value)- Learn from Scale Your Side Hustle® alum Danielle Hu, founder of the popular WanderLover Instagram account with over 100k followers. Danielle left her job on Wall Street to pursue a life of full-time travel, monetizing her Instagram and teaching others to do the same. Learn all you need to know about IG for business in this ebook.
The Scale Your Side Hustle® Success Roadmap Student Case Study
($250 value)- Take a behind-the-scenes look at one of SYSH's most successful alumni. This student went into SYSH with no business, no website and selling nothing, and three months later was already making thousands per month from her side hustle. She made a step-by-step guide of what she did each week to stay focused and achieve such results.
The Scale Your Side Hustle® Signature Meditation
($20 value)- Leah personally recorded a meditation with the affirmations that I listened to daily when my side hustle took off. Listen to these, customized to support you and your subconscious mind as you see your side hustle vision come to life.
Quarterly Business Plan Template
($247 value)- See the behind-the-scenes of how we plan our quarters for success and how we help our high level clients plan their businesses. This is typically something only available to our 1:1 clients, who invest over five-figures into working with us.
"Before Scale Your Side Hustle®, I lacked clarity, direction and didn't believe in myself. But now, I have a niche, I know where to focus my energy and efforts and I show up as a CEO every day. I found my true passion, met and worked with amazing women who continue to support me along my journey and I have created 2 programs! I absolutely recommend Scale Your Side Hustle® for anyone wants to grow their business!"
- Rachel Covington, Scale Your Side Hustle® Grad
Who am I, anyway...?
I'm Leah & I'm here to make your side hustle a success.
I started my business as a for fun blog in 2016. I had no idea that in two years, it would go from creative side hustle, to a full side business that earns six-figures per MONTH.
In building my website and business, I have tried everything under the sun, and I know what works. I am now an email marketing expert and spend my days supporting entrepreneurs in success mindset.
And I know this:
You DO have enough time, even with a 9-5.
Your idea IS good enough, it just needs structure.
You CAN monetize to make more than your day job.
You DEFINITELY DO NOT need to do this alone.
That's just what this program is here for!
From the Scale Your Side Hustle® Alum...
"Before Scale Your Side Hustle®, I was throwing things at the wall to see if it would stick, but wasn't truly able to figure out how to build my own business. I signed up for some other courses, but found without the structure, coaching, and network that I was having a hard time applying it. After this program, my outlook on my business changed.If you are thinking about Scale Your Side Hustle® to figure out how to turn a side hobby into a business, this is your program! Leah's guidance & the group will get you into gear with your business!"
- Kristie Lee, Travel Agent
"I started my business from scratch. I didn't even have an idea before the program started and now I have 5 paying clientsthat would like to continue with me even after their program is over! I now know that there are no limits to my income or what I can do with my own business. I am also so humbled by the support from my family and friends that I did not expect to receive, as well as the support system I have gained through the other women in the Scale Your Side Hustle® cohort."
- Olivia Whalen, Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach
"Leah’s group was just what I needed to take the next step in my side hustle. There’s something to be said about being a part of a community who is supportive, driven and going through the same journey you are! And when paired with the amazing resources that are available to you and the weekly calls, this group was the perfect formula for me to get my business off the ground."
- Rachel Cabakoff, Copywriter
"I learned so much from Leah and she was such a good mentor to have in my corner. I can’t thank her enough for showing me the way and giving me the confidence to go after my dream. I highly recommend Leah."
"I came into the program with a business idea and walked out of it with a coaching business. I am beyond grateful to finally have the business I have been planning for 2 years! It blows my mind that if I had made the decision to join Scale Your Side Hustle® sooner, I would be lightyears ahead now. I not only have a business now, but I am gaining confidence in pursuing leads! (I’ve never sold anything before) And to top it off, I wrote my first article contribution as a career coach while in Scale Your Side Hustle®."
Mariana Cruz, Career Coach for STEAM women
"Before starting this program, I was still in my 9-5 with EVERY desire to get out. I had credit card debt, and I felt like I was lacking direction... I have learned how to create a business around what my ideal client wants, instead of selling them what I think they need. With that, I have a business I can scale, and options to help clients in various capacities. I officially turned in my two weeks today, and I am going to start actually living the life I want to live--instead of just talking about it!"
- Olivia Talley, Dating Coach
Scale Your Side Hustle® Success Story! Meet Tanya
Tanya joined Scale Your Side Hustle® with just an idea, under a year ago. Today, she is self-employed, leaving an $80k job, celebrating five-figures months!
"I started Leah’s Scale Your Side Hustle® with a domain name and idea for a side business and not much else. I knew my earning potential was so much more than my great 9-5 sales job, and I wanted to see what I could do with the right tools and a mentor.
I was not prepared for what 90 days in this program would yield. Between modules, the support of peers and Leah in the Facebook group and the accountability of a weekly call with personalised support, I discovered a drive I didn’t know I had. I built a roadmap and exceeded all my goals in my second month in business: 10+ discovery calls, 4 clients, over $2K in sales, 2 digital products, 200 professional pictures taken and over 1,000 on my email list. The program has set me up to completely change my life.
If you’re considering seriously doing a side hustle, don’t venture into it alone. Untap your potential and create a career by investing in yourself."
"Over $2K in sales in my second month in business"
Scale Your Side Hustle® Success Story! Meet Ines
"Working with Leah was a game changer and the best thing that happen to me this year! From our first phone talk I was convinced that Leah would deliver exactly what I needed: meaning a strategic plan in order to create my online business while still having a 9 to 5 job. I have never met such a driven, positive and well organize entrepreneur women!
Every module of Scale Your Side Hustle® is packed with valuable information and enabled me to reflect and find solutions by myself. Every week, I was looked forward to our group call because I knew I would learn even more and be able to ask her direct questions regarding my struggles and be sure that she would put me back on track and motivate me. The whole course was life changing and really empowering.
If you are lost and need precise guidance on how to set up a profitable side or even main hustle, and need someone who will show you the way and empower you along the way, Leah is THE coach you need!"
She took Scale Your Side Hustle® with a beginner website, an new Instagram account, and a dream to leave her 9-5 job and travel full-time.
By the end of the year, she had done just that. She had launched an email list, group programs, and quit her job. She spent six months this year traveling throughout South America and growing her droolworthy Instagram (@Ines_Schubi) and working for herself.
To say her life transformed in a year is an understatement! It's been amazing to see this amazing girl flourish.
Your questions answered...
#1. Is there a guarantee?
If you go through the program and implement it all, you will see results in your side hustle success. Guaranteed. We, obviously, can’t guarantee a certain income level, as so much of your success will depend on how much effort you put into the program. The more you put into it, the more you get out of it.
If you implement the information in the program and, for any reason, do not see the results, contact us at email@example.com and we will be more than happy to help you.
#2. Do I need to have my side hustle idea formulated before I invest?
You don’t. All you need to know about your side hustle idea is that you want it to be online and scale-able. The program has an entire module that helps you fine-tune your niche, mission statement, and offerings. Additionally, every single business will change with time. Even if you go into this program with a laminated mission statement, it will change. So the best thing you can do is start early!
#4. I have a demanding 9-5 job. How much time does this take?
I recommend spending about 2-4 hours on each module, between working through the workbooks and implementation. You can do one module a week and see results. This may take some sacrifice, but that’s what weeds out the successful vs. those who never go for their dreams.
#5. I already have a side hustle. How will this help me?
That’s wonderful! If you aren’t making thousands per month from your side hustle yet, this program can help show you how to do that. If you’re sick of spending hours on social media with no results, selling $50 products that don’t move the needle, freelancing, or blogging with no results, this program will get you on track.
#6. Where is coaching done?
All coaching will be done exclusively through the program channels: our Facebook group and our group coaching calls.
There will be no coaching done through Instagram message, FB message, direct messages, direct emails, or any other channel not within the program channels listed above.
For anything else other than coaching, such as tech questions, call replays, logistics, payments, or any other questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
#7. Will this actually work for me?
If you’re feeling hopeful but skeptical at this point, you’re just like the several successful alumni of Scale Your Side Hustle®. Many had skepticism about actually being able to start their business and change their life. And yet, today they are on the other side. Self-employed and running their businesses. I too was skeptical when I started my business and invested in a program, but that actually propelled me more to prove my belief in myself right.
Scale Your Side Hustle® Success Story! Meet Drew...
"Tripled my income in a matter of months" during Scale Your Side Hustle®
"Leah is one of the most gifted people I've worked with in over six years. Her knowledge of all things online business (ex. marketing, strategy, sales) is top notch. She cares about her clients getting big results and puts 110% into her programs and courses. Work with her and your life is bound to change, and your business will see more success than ever before."
- Emily Williams, Founder of I Heart My Life and 7-Figure Success Coach
Check Out Some Success Stories!
What others are saying...
"Every week you see your side hustle grow, one step at a time"
"Scale Your Side Hustle® was wonderful. It is full of content! Every week something new. Every week you find yourself growing in your side hustle one step at a time. On the group calls, you get to talk to her one on one and your classmates can listen too. The Facebook group is awesome as well. My favorite part... a small classroom. I liked this because you still have the opportunity to stand out in the crowd and have other’s opinions too. My classmates are awesome people as well. We are in different parts of the world. We help and encourage one another. We were all on the same journey with making our side hustles great. We even all had a variety of different side hustles. How awesome is that? One course that is applicable to any side hustle! I had my tough times though figuring out my website or making decisions. Nothing that Leah couldn’t help me figure out. Thank you, Leah!" - Erica Terry, Graphic Designer
"My subscriber list doubled!"
"I wanted to grow, nurture, and communicate on a more regular basis with my target audience. I knew I could do the research and learn how to do this on my own, but I also knew that if I worked with a business coach, I could do it faster. And after a brief introductory phone call, I knew Leah had the knowledge and experience I was looking for. Since working with her, my subscriber list has almost doubled. I have more active communication with people on my Facebook business page. I am more confident in my ability to create and mange Facebook ads, write sales copy. I can now also find my way around Mail Chimp much more easily.
Leah is professional, proactive, and prompt; energetic and friendly. She pushed and listened in equal measure, always seeming to know which one I needed. Her passion for entrepreneurship and her excitement about sharing her experience so that her clients have an easier, quicker road to success drives her daily. She is an entrepreneur with a quick mind and a big heart who cares about building community and success beyond her own."