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613: Tony Whatley | The Side Hustle Millionaire

613: Tony Whatley | The Side Hustle Millionaire

Update: 2021-05-29


Aside from your normal day job, there are numerous ways to raise more income. This is how Tony Whatley utilized all his free time on side hustles. As the author of the book “The Side Hustle Millionaire”, Tony lives up to its name through all the businesses and jobs that he did on top of his engineering career. He founded online retail stores and started advertising for big car companies. He currently shares all of his wisdom through his coaching and podcasting at 365 Driven. 

Let’s dive right in and learn Tony’s secrets to becoming a side hustle millionaire

Things you will learn in this episode: 

[00:01 - 10:31 ] Opening Segment 

  • I introduce Tony Whatley to the show
  • Be sure to check out and start booking
  • Tony’s background story
  • Having a chemical engineering degree
  • The importance of attending a university 
  • Tony’s mindset around business
  • Having multiple side-hustles while working full-time engineer

[10:32 - 30:00 ] The Road to Sidehustle Millionaire

  • Launching LS1Tech on 2001
  • The first “serious” money
  • Firing yourself and hiring others
  • Advertising big car companies
  • The opportunities that side hustles bring
  • Being a humble leader
  • Starting an online retail company for wheels
  • Finally leaving corporate at 2015
  • The lessons Tony learned after a major car accident
  • Writing the book “The Sidehustle Millionaire”

[30:01 - 39:31 ] The Car Scene and Networking

  • The stereotypes of car advertising and why they work
  • Tony and I talk about how to properly take pictures with your car
  • Justifying open doors
  • The role of relationships in success 
  • How the right relationship lasts a lifetime

[39:32 - 42:22 ] Closing Segment

  • RaNDoM RoUnD
  • Where to learn more about Tony 
  • Links below 

Tweetable Quotes: 

“It no longer became just about me. It was always about me and the 300,000 people that I represented.” - Tony Whatley

“Relationships are the most valuable thing that you’ll ever have. They’re lifetime. If you build the right relationship, they’re gonna last either their life or your life.” - Tony Whatley

Resources Mentioned:

Connect with Tony on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, or you can visit his website at Also, check out his podcast of the same name, 365 Driven Podcast.

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613: Tony Whatley | The Side Hustle Millionaire

613: Tony Whatley | The Side Hustle Millionaire

Travis Chappell