Flirting with ideas. Slawa Duldig was looking forward to a pleasant Sunday walk in Vienna in 1926, in Kunst Historisches Museum’s gardens, a favourite haunt. This May morning with clouds was not so inviting — and so she had to prepare for the showers, she took a heavy umbrella with her. She wrote in her notebook— ‘Why on earth must I carry this utterly clumsy thing? They should invent a small foldable umbrella that could be easily put in a handbag’. A great idea — but ‘they’ hadn’t yet done it and so Slawa decided to remedy the situation.
Having a side hustle can be a great way to pursue a passion and make some extra money, but if you’re already short on time it can feel like an overwhelming proposition. Luckily it doesn’t take a lot of time to launch and run a side business. In fact, Chris Guillebeau, author of Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days, says it takes less than a month to get going.
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These have served me well over the years in relation to work, study, personal projects, fitness and aspects of life that you wouldn’t even think about. They’re simple, they work and you’ve heard a lot of them before, but a reminder won’t hurt.
It is estimated that adults make up to 35,000 decisions daily. Decision fatigue refers to the psychological concept that we have a limited number of mental resources, and using them to make irrelevant decisions can affect productivity. If you manage a business or even a side hustle, chances are you could greatly benefit from having to make fewer decisions daily.
From extra income to a source of inspiration, here are three reasons why you should have a job and a side-hustle.
We naturally want to make an impact in the world around us, and when we feel like we can’t do that, we get frustrated. No wonder so many millennials quit their jobs after a year or two, feeling like they’re not “fulfilled.”
The truth is, working in Corporate America may not satisfy your itch to make a difference or pursue your dreams, but it will definitely pay the bills. Instead of quitting your day job, you can use your side hustle to make your own impact.
Are the days of a ‘job for life’ long gone? Here, we examine the recent rise of the gig economy and how it affects modern working practices. The UK’s gig economy is booming, with more people than ever before choosing to work for themselves. According to statistics released last year, one in seven UK workers which equates to a record-high of 4.8 million people are now enjoying the freedom of being self-employed. Research has also suggested that just 6 per cent of workers do the traditional hours of 9am to 5pm.
America is brimming with entrepreneurial spirit. Millions of people nationwide have taken the plunge to launch their own companies, some successfully and others less so. As famed billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson once said, “Our ability to come up with ideas is a blessing and a curse. It’s great that we’re constantly inspired and optimistic, but it can sometimes be hard to focus on one idea for long enough to turn it into a successful business.”
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The word “side hustle” is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Here’s how you can monetize your own passion.
From graphic designers selling on Amazon and bankers writing ebooks to writers running podcasts, the word “side hustle” is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Last year, it was reported that one out of two Millennials now have a side hustle–and that number is only expected to grow.
By day, I run a marketing and design agency, but by night, I too join the ranks of side-hustlers. Every evening from 7 p.m., I work on my e-commerce store to sell snarky yoga mats, mugs, and doormats.
Make extra money with one of these 14 digital side gigs. Looking to make some money or start a side project? The internet is full of voices telling us we can make money by doing this, that or the other, but it’s not always as easy as it sounds and more than half of it is probably spam. There are, however, some good ways to make quick extra bucks if you put your mind to it; you just need to know what you’re doing. Here are 14 digital side hustles you can start today:
Your day job may not be paying as much as you’d like, but it’s possible to earn more money without breaking your back in another job. If you play your cards right, you could even generate a passive income stream. According to Bankrate.com, over one-third of Americans have a side hustle, and the average extra income they generate is almost $700. With pro tips, you might even make a lot more than that. Right now there’s a great opportunity to learn the best way into side hustling. Getting the ball rolling is the hardest part, but the Ultimate Side Hustle Bundle is on offer right now, and it’s an expert guide into starting out with Amazon FBA or freelancing.
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