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The Best Employees Have 'Rakets' -- Here's Why

How does an entrepreneur get started? By busting out of someone else's box

This story appears in the January 2019 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »People often tell me how their entrepreneurship journey began. And it regularly starts like this: “I was working at [insert big company here], and they disapproved of my side hustle, so I quit.” Then the person’s side hustle ...

by Jason Feifer  | January 23, 2019 06:00:00
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Why You Should Start a Business Only While You Have a Job

If you are dreaming about starting your own business, I say go for it -- but do it wisely!

Many people that I meet tell me that they dream of starting their own business. I always ask them, "Then why don't you?" They typically respond by saying that they have so many financial and personal responsibilities, that they can't just quit ...

December 21, 2018 06:00:00
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3 Reasons Your 'Raket' Isn't Growing Into a Full-Time Business

Side hustles grow into full-time businesses because of strategy and the right mindset

There are very few feelings in the world as discouraging as side hustling and seeing hardly any growth over months or years. Even if you started side hustling just to supplement your full-time income, you’re probably hoping the side work will someday ...

by Taylor Gordon  | December 18, 2018 06:00:00
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You Need to Match Your 'Raket' With How Much Free Time You've Got

Thinking you don't have time isn't an excuse

If you want to make extra money, there’s no shortage of side hustles to supplement your income. The challenge is finding one that actually works with your schedule. After all, if you already have a full-time job, you don’t want a side gig ...

by GoBankingRates  | November 04, 2018 06:00:00
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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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Keep Your Day Job but Everyone Needs a Raket

An exciting, intriguing experiment brewing behind the scenes just might evolve into your life's work

What do abstract expressionist art and virtual reality have in common? They were both pioneered as side projects.Jackson Pollock was a school janitor by day and spent after-hours working on his illustrious drip paintings. With a full-time job at USC, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey spent ...

by Aytekin Tank  | August 21, 2018 06:00:00
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Do You Have a Raket? Here are Tips to Avoid Being Overworked

Don't let your side hustle take over your life

Thinking about starting your own business or taking on a second job? You're in luck.GOBankingRates asked today's top finance experts and bloggers the following: What is the No. 1 thing you wish someone had told you before you started your side hustle ...

by Terence Loose  | August 17, 2018 02:00:00
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You Can Start a Small Business by Monetizing Something You're Already Doing

Do you love to garden or knit or advise friends about growing their business?

There are many paths to entrepreneurship. For some, it’s the “aha" moment when they have the brilliant idea that disrupts an industry. Others find success by improving an existing product or service. And then there are those who realize that something they are ...

by Brian Hughes  | June 20, 2018 02:00:00
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Tired Because of Your Raket? Here Are 5 Ways to Make Your Time Work for You

Maintain your passion and get mastery over your schedule

If you're working on a side hustle but not ready to make it your full-time job, join the club. According to a 2017 study from financial services platform Bankrate, 44 million people in the United States have developed an entrepreneurial second or even third ...

by Nina Zipkin  | May 31, 2018 02:00:00
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6 Hobbies That Can Make You Money on the Side

Here's how to turn your hobby into a "raket"

Work consumes life for at least eight hours a day for most folks. You put in whatever your best effort is for the day and head home in the hopes of a good meal and rest. Where is the rest of your ...

by Sarah Landrum  | May 29, 2018 02:00:00
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6 Ways to Pay the Bills When Pursuing Your Passion

Thinking about taking the career path less traveled, but still want to bring in some cash?

As a child, you usually have big dreams of what you’re going to be when you grow up: a famous actor, a professional athlete, a beloved author. In certain cases, these childhood dreams lead to well-paying, in-demand jobs -- just ask doctors or police officers. ...

by Emily Moore for Glassdoor  | March 29, 2018 12:00:00
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How Having a "Raket" Is Redefining 'Work-Life' Balance

Work-life balance isn't just about babies and friends

This story appears in the December 2017 issue of EntrepreneurWe talk a lot about maintaining a healthy work-life balance. And rightly so. It’s a good thing that employers are giving people with kids more leeway to let them be both good parents and good workers. But ...

by Ania Kubow  | December 23, 2017 08:00:00