Dreamcatchers Hosted by Jerome Myers

Being The Upside - Erin Halper

August 30, 2020 Jerome Myers Episode 96
Dreamcatchers Hosted by Jerome Myers
Being The Upside - Erin Halper
Show Notes

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with the “queen of consulting,”and founder of The Upside, Erin Halper.

Let’s listen in together and learn from Erin what the upside of becoming your own boss can be and how to stay focussed during the process. 

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 - 05:49] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Erin Halper
    • How to connect with Erin
      • Links below
    • The Upside is a way for people to invest and bet on themselves
    • How can I be my own boss?

[05:50 - 17:05] Journey to Being The Upside 

  • Erin talks about her story and journey to creating The Upside 
  • Able to flex and scale as needed facing big life changes 
    • Helping others do the same through consulting
  • Joining Dreamers and Doers and advice from her husband
  • The importance of a support system

[17:06 - 20:48] Taking the Red Pill

  • Erin talks about her red pill
    • I will not give up for the next 3 years
  • Erin talks about how and why she changed the entire business model

[20:49 -35:07] Everything on the Line - Never Turning Back

  • Erin talks about her challenges and how she faced them
  • Erin shares about what she put on the line starting a business
    • “I don’t teeter but I do walk the tightrope” 
  • Never tempted to go backwards to the safety net 
  • Value achievement through helping people 
  • Erin shares about how she was able to move forward without looking back

[35:08 - 45:44] Closing Segment

  • Biggest difference in your life today?
    • From trying to scrape by to gaining freedom
  • What are you most grateful for?
    • Always practicing gratitude
    • Husband
  • What dream are you focused on catching next?
    • Helping as many people as possible 
  • What gift are you giving the world?
    • Flexibility 
  • What to take away from this conversation?
    • You can have the confidence to go out and be your own boss if you want to
  • Final words from Erin and I

Tweetable Quotes:

“Anything can happen at any time and change everything… As long as you stay balanced and you stay focused and look forward, You’re gonna be okay; You’re gonna make it to the end.”  - Erin Halper

“To me, achieving more is helping more people… Stop trying to reach certain numbers, just try to help as many people as possible and let that be how you define success and achievement.” - Erin Halper

You can connect with Erin on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram. Visit https://www.betheupside.com/ to learn more about The Upside. 

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Dreamcatchers is an inclusive organization that targets people’s interest in being more instead of a certain demographic. We have people from all walks of life at many different ages. Find out more at www.dreamsshouldbereal.com. Find out more about Jerome at www.d3v3loping.com or www.myersmethods.com