Building a Successful Side-Business

Building a Successful Side-Business

June 29, 2023

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Building a Successful Side-Business

June 29, 2023

Building a Successful Side-Business
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Show Notes

In this episode of the Driven Female Entrepreneur Podcast, I speak with Pragati Siddhanti, the Founder of My Swiss Story.

Pragati has a diverse background in technology and a deep love of writing. While her corporate career didn’t provide much opportunity for creativity, when she and her family relocated to Switzerland in 2016, she found the perfect opportunity to explore her passion. She wrote about her new experiences in a blog, which became My Swiss Story.

Moving to Switzerland from India was a transformative experience for her, as she navigated cultural transitions and overcame challenges that tested her resilience. Amidst the ups and downs, she found inspiration and shared her unique expat perspective. This resonated with readers who sought relatable stories and valuable insights on international transitions.

Now, Pragati empowers newcomers to Switzerland through relatable narratives and valuable insights shared on her blog and social media. From humble beginnings, she offers guidance on overcoming challenges, embracing local culture, and building a fulfilling life abroad. My Swiss Story serves as a supportive community and platform for others to share their experiences alongside Pragati's valuable resources.

Don’t miss this episode as Pragati reflects on the evolution of her business, from its modest beginnings to its present-day success. Discover the wealth of resources she has built, designed to assist and inspire individuals embarking on their own international adventures and how Pragati is turning her passion into a profitable side business.

“I try as much as possible to stay in the moment and go into execution mode. When I prioritise and take it one day at a time, I can achieve remarkable things without overwhelming myself.” - Pragati Siddhanti


In this value-packed episode you’ll learn:

  • Why it's important to have a deep passion and love for what you do.
  • How to stop waiting for the perfect moment and achieve consistency.
  • The key to continuous growth and learning.
  • Effective techniques for public speaking.
  • The significance of staying in the moment and focusing on one task at a time.
  • Why prioritising self-care leads to better performance in various roles.

...and so much more!

“We grew up differently, prioritising academics and other pursuits. Self-love and self-care were unfamiliar concepts. Now, I understand their importance through personal experiences.” - Pragati Siddhanti

About Pragati

Pragati Siddhanti is a technology leader, a lecturer and the founder of a digital platform called My Swiss Story. She is a Computer Science Engineer and has a master’s in business and Information Systems. She has been in the tech industry for the last 17 years and created My Swiss Story as a creative outlet back in 2016 when she moved to Switzerland. 

Over the years, her platform has helped expats navigate life in Switzerland with ease as well as helped women gain visibility. She lives in the beautiful city of Basel with her husband and 12-year-old daughter.

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About Melitta

Melitta Campbell is an award-winning business coach who is passionate about helping women confidently Build, Grow and Scale a profitable business that allows them to do work that they love, create the balanced lifestyle they desire, and feel proud of the difference they are making.

Her expertise comes from 25+ years of experience in communication, marketing and leadership, including more than a decade of running her own businesses. This allows her to coach her clients on the inner-game of success as much as the practicalities of starting and running a thriving business.

Melitta is also the best-selling author of A Shy Girl’s guide to Networking, international speaker, and host of the Driven Female Entrepreneur podcast.

In 2021, LinkedIn named Melitta as one of the top Sales Influencers to follow and one of their top 14 most authentic contributors.

At AIs Influential Business Woman Awards in 2021 and 2022, Melitta was awarded:

Most Influential Female Business Coach (Europe)

She was recently named as one of the top Female Business Coaches in the World by Cade Hildreth, and

Grant Cardone and Pete Vargas invited Melitta to be a judge at: The Great American Speak Off 2023 event in Las Vegas, attended by 40k guests.

Originally from the UK, she now supports her global client base from her home in Switzerland, where she lives with her husband, two daughters and fluffy pup.

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