As the producer and creator of the SuperLatina Show, Gaby Natale knows what it means to put everything into a side hustle with the dream that it will one day turn into a full-time gig. For Gaby, the “some point” happened after many weekends of work, small steps and a lot of betting on herself and her dreams. Let Gaby convince you that small steps can definitely make big dreams come true.
Aurora Anaya-Cerda shows us how quitting can be an intentional part of success. As the owner of La Casa Azul Bookstore, she worked in New York City’s Spanish Harlem and built a dedicated community around the bookstore. After years of operating successfully, she realized her business plan needed to be revisited if she wanted to serve her customers and community in the most effective way. Anaya-Cerda shares how some advice from her mom propelled her dreams, why quitting doesn’t have to be a bad thing and the agency that comes from taking time for yourself. Keep listening for our conversation and listen in every other Tuesday for new episodes of #CreatingEspacios.
Nathalie Huerta sat down with us to talk about how vulnerability, community building and Google helped her build The Perfect Sidekick Gym, the first queer gym in the nation. Nathalie works tirelessly to create safe spaces for those in the LGBT community in a life-changing way, a hustle that seems almost second nature to her. Keep listening for our conversation and don’t forget to check in every other Tuesday for new episodes of Creating Espacios.