How to start a business while you still have a day job

Tiny Course Empire Podcast
Tiny Course Empire Podcast
How to start a business while you still have a day job

According to Side Hustle Nation, 39% of employed Americans have a side hustle? And that 30% of those people hope to turn their side hustle into a full-time gig?

If you’re building a business along side a more traditional jobby-job, you’re in good company. It’s how lots of small business owners (including yours truly) got their start.

That doesn’t mean juggling a business and a job is easy though. There are some pitfalls to watch out for, and many people will stumble along the way.

Recently a listener wrote in and asked my advice on how to manage a growing business while still working a day job, so let’s tackle that question together on this episode of the Tiny Course Empire podcast.

Prefer a transcript? Here you go!

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • The one thing you must do to build a business on the side
  • Where to find the time when you think you don’t have a minute to spare
  • My top tip for avoiding overwork and burnout (especially if you’re a freelancer)
  • What to focus on first when your time is limited
  • Two things we did to make the transition from employee to entrepreneur less stressful

Resources mentioned:

  • Six-Figure Systems is my monthly online business coaching program.
  • Carl Pullein is one of my favorite podcasters, and his productivity advice is useful for anyone trying to build a business while still holding a full-time job.