This past weekend I drove halfway across my home state (Kansas in case you were wondering) to visit my best friend for the weekend. We had a great time attending a home football game, going shopping for Christmas presents for our friends and family, and just spending time together doing nothing in particular. It’s amazing to have friends that you can pick up right where you left off even if you haven’t talked or seen each other in a while, and … [Read more...] about Are You Addicted to the Side Hustle?
Being an entrepreneur is generally seen as a positive thing in our culture, at least much more so than it used to be. I definitely take pride in the fact that I am an entrepreneur because I know it comes with a lot of advantages, one of which is the creativity to think outside of the 9-5 culture.In fact, yesterday I was able to take a walk with my dog in the middle of the afternoon. I could enjoy the warmest part of the day and still get … [Read more...] about 3 Times When Being an Entrepreneur Can Backfire
The used cell phone market is quite large, but still comes up short of new phone sales. According to Toni Sacconaghi of Sanford C. Bernstein, "By 2018, we estimate that used phones will cannibalize 8 percent of total new smartphone sales, up from 3 percent in 2012." This market has provided opportunities for people and entrepreneurs to make good money selling used cell phones. I've bought a couple of them before when I went through testing cell … [Read more...] about How to Make Money Selling Used Cell Phones
Hello all. I have been thinking about writing this post for some time, but finally got around to it. If you have been around here, then you know that I used to own and operate an online e-commerce store. It was built when I was in college and I ran it for about 3 years after I graduated. It was one of the best experiences of my life. I learned so much and made many mistakes. I feel that I am a better person because of my … [Read more...] about Why I Walked Away From A Million Dollar Business
When I started my side hustle, getting paid to write for blogs, last summer I had no idea that exactly one year later I’d be quitting my job to take my business to the next level and running it full-time.I was lucky when I picked my side hustle and in how I structured my business. My side hustle was something scale-able, something that had the potential to support me as my full-time job. But not all side hustles are able to make the … [Read more...] about Can You Turn a Side Hustle Into a Full-Time Job?
Do you dread getting up when the alarm goes off in the morning? Or do you find yourself wishing you could turn back time from Sunday afternoon to Saturday afternoon instead? We all feel this way from time to time, even if we have our dream job. But if you feel this way often, chances are that what you are really dreading is going to work at your full-time job.There are lots of reasons you might be dreading your job, but most of the time they … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Your Full-Time Job Might be Holding You Back (and what to do about it)