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Welcome to the Evolvepreneur (After Hours) Show

I am your Special Host Mechelle McDonald

Join me today where we dig deep with our guests and get you the best concepts and strategies to fast-track your business.

My very special guest today is Karl Swanepoel ...

Karl is a young entrepreneur who started his freelancing journey at age 13 and founded his first business at 15. His experience living in multiple countries at a young age made him open-minded and less attached to national identity. He overcame challenges in his career by throwing himself into difficult situations and learning from mentors with more experience. Finding the right work-life balance has been his biggest challenge but he has improved over time. His current goal is to raise funds for his freelancing platform Rubberlancer to substantially impact the freelancing industry for the better.

Key Moments:

  • Karl started his entrepreneurial journey at a young age of 13 and sold his first business at 15 years old. He has been successful in establishing multiple businesses since then.
  • Karl's experience of growing up in different countries has made him open-minded and less attached to national identity. He sees past borders more easily.
  • Karl realized at an early age that he would not enjoy being an employee, so he decided to work for himself and started freelancing.
  • Karl has learned to overcome adversity by throwing himself into challenging situations and learning from mentors with more experience.
  • Karl recommends jumping into the deep end when facing problems as the best way to learn and progress the fastest.
  • As a beginner entrepreneur, Carl advises taking risks since the consequences are not as severe. It is the time to experiment and have fun.
  • Learning from mentors with more industry experience has helped Carl advance and avoid pitfalls. He now mentors other entrepreneurs.
  • Karl's biggest challenge has been finding the right work-life balance. He has learned that continued success requires pacing himself.
  • Karl's goal for the next 3 to 6 months is to raise funding to scale his freelancing platform Rubberlancer to help change the freelancing space for the better.
  • Karl is committed to having a positive and substantial impact on the freelancing industry, not just making a name for himself.

About The Show

Evolvepreneur (After Hours) Show features guest stories about entrepreneurs and their journeys from startup, growth to success.

If you're looking to succeed with quick start concepts for online entrepreneurs, this brand new show reveals how startup entrepreneurs or someone looking to start, grow or reboot their online business can understand how to create specific strategies to build their list, make offers and connect with their best buyers.

We want to help entrepreneurs make a real difference and navigate the messy world of startup or re-launch.


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