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  • Writer's pictureGamaleldean

How to Keep Your Day Job While Launching Your Own Business

Updated: Jun 15, 2023

Having a job that pays the bills are a great blessing, no matter what kind of job you have, Consider it in the right light. make sure you see it as a blessing, not a curse. Your job isn’t holding you back, it’s keeping you afloat. You need that paycheck because otherwise, you won't have enough money to live on while you get things going. on your business You’re lucky because cash from your current job is there every month.

1. Manage your time efficiently

Make a schedule for your day that allows you to focus on your business while also fulfilling your responsibilities at your day job. Use tools like calendars and to-do lists to stay organized Plan your days well, It’s the little, consistent daily things you do that add up to make or break a startup. Stop the busy work, get rid of distractions, and give both your job and your venture the attention they deserve.

2. Be realistic about your goals

When you're starting a business, it's natural to want to move as quickly as possible. You have a passion for your idea and you know that you can make it work. but don't expect to build a successful business overnight. Set realistic goals and milestones that you can achieve in your dedicated time.

3. Start small

Don't try to do too much at once. Start with a small project or service that you can manage in your spare time, and gradually expand as your business grows. that doesn’t mean saying yes to any potential client, Saying yes to too many things can actually make you less effective in the long run.

4. Stay focused and motivated

Keep your eye on the end goal and stay focused on building your business. See your current job as motivation, the more necessary your need is to perform as an entrepreneur, the better you’ll do. Find “fuel” to pursue your financial freedom. Avoid distractions and stay motivated by reminding yourself of why you started your business in the first place.

5. Outsource

You should what your time is worth (if you don’t, calculate it!). Could you hire someone to do it better, and faster, while ultimately, breaking even or making more money during that time? If so, do it.

Remember, launching a business while keeping your day job can be challenging, but it's not impossible. With the right mindset and strategies, you can balance both and always remember your job isn't holding you back, it's providing you with the financial stability you need to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams.



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