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338: Passive Income and How To Give Advice (feat. Meg Lewis)

March 18, 2020

This week, we catch up with Meg Lewis, a designer, coach, writer, speaker, business-owner, podcaster, and all-around fun human being. We talk about building passive income streams, how to give advice, having strong opinions, and facing public criticism – among many other things. And as always, we share our cool things of the week included a very timely hygiene product, new mobile apps, and a YouTube playlist.


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  • Today we caught up with Meg Lewis, a writer, designer, podcaster, business-owner, comedian, and so much more. Seriously, Meg is prolific.
    • We catch up on how we're faring working from home during the corona virus pandemic and share tips for newly-remote workers.
      • Loom is a useful app to share your screen with a little extra personality.
    • We talk about managing many projects, building a stream of passive income, the tradeoffs of building an audience, the merits of giving advice, and much more.
    • Meg now hosts Overtime by Dribbble, where she's been able to explore the idea of having strong opinions.
  • Follow Meg on Twitter, Instagram, and Dribbble.
  • Meg's other projects are Ghostly Ferns, Full Time You, Sit There & Do Nothing, The Overtime Podcast by Dribbble, Fool Proof. She also speaks and writes.

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