When Leydi saw a need, she filled it with an innovative translation company.
On this episode, we’re thrilled to host an entrepreneurial powerhouse, Leydi Montoya, the driving force behind RSP Translation Services. Over the past decade, Leydi has been bridging language gaps, providing top-tier, certified translation services from English to Spanish in Central Florida and beyond. She’s more than just a translator; Leydi is a proficient Public Notary, a Bilingual Wedding Officiant, a Day of Wedding Coordinator, and a Resume Consultant, truly embodying the spirit of a multifaceted entrepreneur. But how does Leydi manage her burgeoning business alongside a 9-5 job? In a revealing chat, she offers invaluable advice for freelancers trying to balance their side hustles with their full-time work.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- How to identify gaps in your industry and turn them into profitable ventures.
- How to cultivate and leverage organic recommendations to grow your freelance business.
- Strategies and best practices for balancing a side hustle alongside a full-time job.
- Navigating the highs and lows of a freelance journey and learning from setbacks.
- Tips on ensuring your side hustle complements, rather than competes with, your primary job.
- Leveraging professional associations and personal connections to boost your freelance profile.
- Adapting your rates in response to market changes, economic shifts, and personal growth.
- Recognizing when to take a break and refocus.
- How to adapt and remain resilient when faced with external pressures, like inflation.
02:59 Why Leydi created her translation company
05:00 Nothing beats word-of-mouth marketing
08:34 How Leydi manages her business while working a 9-5
11:05 Leydi’s biggest lessons in business
14:05 Advice for making sure your side hustle doesn’t affect your full-time work
15:55 Leydi’s memorable business experiences
About Leydi Montoya
Leydi Montoya, founder of RSP Translation Services, has been providing high-quality translation services in Central Florida and nationwide for over 10 years. With quick turnaround times for Certified Translations from English to Spanish, including documents like Birth Certificates and Marriage Certificates, she is also a skilled Public Notary who offers additional services like Bilingual Wedding Officiant, Day of Wedding Coordinator, and Resume Consultations.
As an active member of various professional organizations in the Central Florida community, she demonstrates her commitment to supporting others and giving back. In addition to running a successful business, she has an impressive academic background, earning a Master’s in Business Administration from Florida International University and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida. She has previously worked as an Executive Assistant to the Director for the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. and served as a Family Ties Coordinator for the Ninth Circuit Court.
When she’s not working, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time outdoors with her husband.
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Noteworthy Quote From This Episode
“Sit down and brainstorm. What do people consistently seek you out for? What services or advice do they ask of you? Recognize these as potential business opportunities.”
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