If this is your first time reading the blog, I run a small marketing agency/consultancy which I started when I was working a day job. I quit that job in June of 2017 to go full-time with this business.
I’ve decided to start posting a monthly update to show progress on my big goals for 2018and keep myself accountable – as well as give you some ideas for how to improve your own business or side hustle. Continue reading →
When you’ve made the decision to leave your job, it can be hard to stay focused. Yes, it may take you 12-36 months before you have enough money saved (do you know how much you need to save? Use this cheat sheet if not) – but the excitement is hard to contain. I totally get it.
But if you plan on being a business owner, you need to think like one. What can you do now to make the transition easier, and to grow your business now, instead of waiting until you have “more time” as you could just be setting yourself up for failure.
Here are some ways to take advantage of your current situation to set yourself up for success later as an entrepreneur.
If you want to turn your side hustle into a full-time business, you’re going to have to put in a lot of work. But many of us get stuck on the details and I’ve seen people fail because of the overwhelm of it all.
In fact, I started this blog because I know how personally challenging it was to find all the information I needed.
I knew I needed to learn A LOT, about business, insurance, finance, etc. but I just didn’t know WHAT to learn.
Sounds confusing right? It was.
That’s why I wanted to reach out to some folks who are a few steps ahead of you and I, to get their advice on what they think you should focus on if you’re planning to quit your job in the next 12 months. Continue reading →
A big takeaway I had from this book is figuring out what you want out of your business, and how it’s going to serve the plans you have for your life. The author, Michael Gerber, details these as your Primary Aim and your Strategic Objective.