I went from frustrated business consultant trying to fix broken systems to teaching women the secrets to turn their passion into a profitable business.

 

I understand how overwhelming it can feel when you’re hit with so much conflicting advice when it comes to building a sustainable, profitable online business that you’re passionate about.

Wanting to turn your passion into something long-lasting. Trying to juggle your dream with the realities of being a mother. Knowing you have something meaningful to share, but unsure where to start.

My former career working to help fix business operations and streamline systems was exciting and rewarding, but when I became a mother, it no aligned with the life I wanted to live with my family.  I know you feel the same way.

Your dream to create a business that is purposeful, profitable and leaves you time to be a mom is achievable.   

I’m here to teach you how to turn your dream into a reality, action-by-action and step-by-step.  

Jan Ditchfield

CEO 

Jan Ditchfield is an award-winning social entrepreneur and business educator. With over 20 years of experience in business development, marketing and operations, Jan built her career helping businesses to thrive. She has successfully founded two non-profit organizations, three for profits and has been responsible for over $20 million dollars of revenue in her career.

​Her leadership has been recognized with a variety of awards, including as a Rick Hansen Difference Maker medalist, finalist in the Celebration of People Awards and named one of the Amazing People in Canada's National Capital Region.

Throughout her career, Jan gained a unique insight into the challenges that purpose-driven women face when trying to create a business around their passion which is sustainable and profitable. Jan now teaches women the effective action steps to take in order to connect their heart and their head, as they build their first online business or digital product without feeling overwhelmed in the process. 

A Little About Me


Founded 2 Nonprofits and 3 For Profit Businesses. 

Named one of the National Capital's Amazing People. 

Fully obsessed with Audible and any suspense novel I can get my ears on.

Will do anything for my daughter (including buying her as many shoes as she wants).

Believe in big dreams and the little actions that make them happen.  

Monja De Luca

"When I heard about the Side Hustle Academy, I signed up immediately. Working with Jan made the idea of being a solopreneur exciting instead of scary and she delivers the information clearly and concisely.  Thank you, Jan!" .

Hélène Hébert

"I am amazed by the quality of services Jan has offered me. This whole experience of working with her was a huge confidence booster for me. I highly recommend her. Bravo Jan! You really get what women need."

Sarah LeClair

"Every time I met with Jan I left feeling empowered, like I could reach any and all goals I set for myself. Finally someone who understands the struggles and fears mothers face trying to re-enter the workforce!"

 "Women need more than passion to be profitable. They also need a plan. When we put equal focus on creating a business that connects our head and our heart, that's where the magic happens."

- Jan Ditchfield