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You Won't Survive as an Entrepreneur Treating Your Business Like a Hobby

Entrepreneurship is a career. To succeed, you must approach it strategically.

Growing up, our parents taught us to choose a career path that we enjoy. To love what we do. That teaching has carried over into our adult lives and is essentially what we strive for in our careers.According to the Pew Research Center, ...

by Sujan Patel  | October 09, 2018 08:00:00
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What You Need To Succeed In The Filipino "Raket" Culture

Plus pointers in making your side business work

Did you know that one of two American millennials have side hustles or side businesses? If that sounds impressive, consider this: in the Philippines, almost eight out of 10 working people have a side job or “raket” on top of their main jobs.According ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | August 27, 2018 10:00:00
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Answer These 7 Questions Before Starting Your Side Business

Take stock of the assets you have and create a realistic plan to define your purpose

Are you sure you can build a successful side business? It's smart to start thinking along these lines while you have a full-time job. Your side gig could become a long-term solution to financial needs and an enriching life experience.But what do you ...

by Ahmed Safwan  | May 05, 2017 08:00:00
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Why working multiple jobs will be the new normal

Workers who are more entrepreneurial will be able to deliver better results.

It is tempting to think of the rise of the “gig economy” as a nice little bonus for people willing to put in the extra hours to get ahead. But, make no mistake—the side-gig movement is not only an optional opportunity for those ...

by Greg Waldorf  | July 15, 2016 07:00:00
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How to build a business when you can't quit your job

Be realistic about what you can and cannot do while maintaining your job.

Most of us get the urge to become an entrepreneur at one point or another. We may be called to create something from scratch, or lead a team of people or earn money without having to answer to a boss. Whatever the motivation, ...

by Larry Alton  | July 12, 2016 08:00:00
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7 lessons from a side hustler

Acknowledge that sometimes you need a break.

I have been building a business alongside my full-time job for the past five years. I have pivoted and failed more times than I would like to admit. I am by no means a success. And to be honest, I am not entirely sure ...

by James Tew  | July 01, 2016 07:00:00
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How to start a side hustle without quitting your day job

Schedule like a boss and follow that schedule like an employee.

When people consider launching a new business, most imagine quitting their jobs, abandoning financial stability and risking it all. And, with heavy hitters as our role models— people like Elon Musk and Richard Branson, who went "all in" and won big—it is no wonder many of us ...

by Tony Delmercado  | May 11, 2016 09:00:00
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Starting a side business? Here are 10 steps to avoid getting fired

Avoid treading on a gray area to successfully launch a side business while on contract.

If you are thinking of starting a side business, it is your duty to make sure you will be legally in the clear.Depending upon your employer's point of view and the contracts you signed when you started your job, operating a side business is ...

by Ryan Robinson  | April 21, 2016 09:00:00
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3 strategies to make more money from your side gig

When you think of your strategies from your customer’s point of view, it’s easier to succeed in business.

A “side gig” is anything you do in addition to your day job to earn a little extra money. But hour for hour, if you are going to do it anyway, you may as well earn even more for the time you ...

by Wendy Keller  | April 07, 2016 07:00:00