Posts tagged full time job
10 Brilliant Benefits of Having a Day Job

A lot of the creative entrepreneurs out there are side-hustling, myself included. Where, after we get home from the 9-5 we work on our side-hustle/business/passion project.

While it's easy to look over at our friends who are full-time for themselves and think, "sure would be nice," the truth of the matter is, it won't be better, it would just be different.

It's SO easy to look over and have "the grass is always greener" mentality, when in reality, your situation is primarily affected by your emotions associated with that thing. Any day-job or even your own business can be as wonderful or as miserable as you make it out to be.

So today I have compiled a list of ways to be thankful for your full-time job and also some ways to use it to your advantage. 

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How to Take on Projects as a Side Hustler

There's a lot of pros and cons to being a side-hustler. Some days I'm super thankful I have my day job and other days I'm like "WHY?!" 

It's an emotional roller-coaster to say the least. 

But have you ever thought about the great advantages there are to being a side-hustler? Let me break down a few things I'm grateful for in reference to taking on projects with my side-hustle. 

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9 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Full-Time Job

From someone who currently has a 9-5 and a side hustle, it’s easy to see other people who work for themselves, sigh and say, “that would be so awesome.” And in my mind, that is “making it.”

But the truth of the matter is, it’s trading one set of problems for another. Instead of the dream of having a day to work from home, it becomes the struggle of making deadlines so you can get things done. Instead of freedom to do work you love it becomes the struggle of making something people will buy. Instead of the long commute to work it becomes the struggle to find new clients.

The more I’m alive, the more I’m discovering that it’s not going to be perfect on the other side – wherever the other side is. It’s never greener over there, unless you water it. You can make your full-time job as wonderful or as miserable as you want and trust me, I’m speaking to myself when I say that. So today I have compiled a list of ways to be thankful for your full-time job and also some ways to use it to your advantage. 

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