John’s story is the entrepreneur’s story through and through.
A teacher for years, loving the job but struggling financially, he started to do a little consulting on the side, focusing on technology in the classroom.
Until life presented him with a crossroads.
John decided to go all in – and now he’s making far more than he ever did as a teacher, but without losing touch with his former life as a teacher. Teaching is an important part of his life. He works with school districts and individual teachers on personal and professional development especially as it relates to technology, the use of Google Chromebooks in particular.
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In this episode, you’re going to get to know John Sowash including:
- His start as an educator and how his crossroads came about
- How and why he made the transition from teacher to “teacher of teachers”
- What he did to grow his business in the first 90 days
- Lessons he’s learned as an entrepreneur involving risk
- How he’s starting to digitize his business from traditional consultant to online business builder
This isn’t an episode just for teachers wanting to learn how to pivot from being a classroom instructor to being an online business builder. This is a story for any entrepreneur with a specialty and expertise, who need an real-world example of starting a business of working for themselves.
We hope you enjoy this episode of Freelance to Founder with John Sowash.
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Brought to you by Millo.co AND The Podglomerate podcast network, this is the show where we learn from entrepreneurs who understand focus and scale. They’ve started off as solo practitioners — developers, designers, product marketers, or creatives — and found out how to grow something to be bigger than themselves. What makes them unique is that in many cases they started these pursuits as freelance gigs… that ultimately took on a whole new life and scaled far beyond the founders’ expectations and definitely bigger than themselves.
You get to hear the details of what they did, how they did it, and what decisions were the hardest to make along the way.
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