Ep 188. Have you considered 2 Side Hustles?Oct 16, 2023
- Sara addresses listener feedback from the previous solo episode regarding funding dreams and starting a business.
- Many people hesitate to leave their 9-to-5 jobs due to concerns about security, income, and benefits.
- Sara reassures listeners that health insurance and retirement savings are manageable when profitable.
- Focus shifts to the security provided by a steady paycheck, which fulfills basic needs.
Exploring Side Hustles
- Sara suggests considering two side hustles to gradually transition from a full-time job to pursuing a dream.
- Strategies for reducing full-time job hours while increasing side hustle focus:
- Becoming more efficient at work by streamlining tasks and not taking on additional projects.
- Negotiating reduced work hours, such as a four-day workweek or switching to part-time.
- Seeking part-time positions within the current company.
- Emphasis on maintaining professionalism at the current job while shifting focus toward the dream.
- Sara shares personal experiences of starting a business while working part-time.
- Options for additional income sources, including freelancing on platforms like Upwork and offering services on LinkedIn.
- Teaching skills online as an instructor at universities or platforms.
- Introducing gig economy apps like Quick, Uber Eats, Uber, and Instacart as ways to earn extra income.
- The importance of finding your financial "number" to cover basic needs and fund your dream.
- Sara advises against letting newfound free time go to waste and emphasizes the need to balance time effectively.
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- Sara shares links to the various income-generating opportunities discussed.
- Encouragement for listeners to pursue their dreams and manage their time effectively.
- The importance of not overworking and finding balance while working toward bold goals.
- Closing remarks and encouragement to crush goals and overcome obstacles in the pursuit of dreams.
- Podcast outro with Sara Mayer expressing her support for the community and looking forward to seeing listeners achieve their goals.
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