Not everyone wants to quit their jobs.
Not everyone should quit their jobs.
In a climate where these innanet (sic) streets put down working a stable job and glorify full-time entrepreneurship, it can feel quite tempting to give into the pressure.
But the reality is: working while growing a business is extremely smart.
To put things into perspective, let's examine the PT hustla and FT hustla.
Person 1 - The PT hustla - earns $300K/year on the job and $100K as a side hustle.
Person 2 - The FT hustla, if you will - earns about $250K/year in their business.
The PT hustla...
Came out the gate making $300K;
Inherits a great spend for expenses;
Receives amazing healthcare benefits; and
Pre-pays taxes through their employer and sometimes gets a tax refund considering their business tax benefits.
The FT hustla...
Likely had to hustle 3+ years to get to the point of $250K in sales.
Has to fund all their expenses on their own.
Pays monthly or quarterly taxes to the IRS after seeing the funds hit their account😩, and still ends up owning sometimes.
Doesn’t enjoy any paid benefits, funding their healthcare out of pocket.
Some people invest in their businesses, but still struggle with managing their time effectively in order to see real progress.
If you’re gainfully employed and want to build your 6-figure brand, read on to learn just How to Run a Profitable Side Business w/a FT Career.
1. Select a profit model that fits your busy lifestyle:
Pick #1: Passive income.
You don’t have to lift a finger (much) this way. Passive income means a digital product or course. Now, all you have to worry about is marketing and growth operations.
Pick 2#: High-ticket 🎫 program or service.
Serve less clients for more cash, say,1-2 clients at a $2,500-10,000 rate.
Pick #3: Scalable high ticket group offer.
With this option, you can serve several clients all at once, trading less time for more money. Choosing between an evergreen or live launch, you can serve clients at a higher rate with systemized learning and group coaching.
Pick #4: Accessible membership platform.
An affordable and accessible option, a lower-cost membership platform proves an excellent method to build your 6-figure empire. At just $100 to $300 per month, per member, you can impact hundreds while recruiting other experts to help carry the load.
If you're feeling fancy, pick 3 models! After all, these offers make up the perfect offer suite for a great sales funnel (perfect offer suit being upsell, downsell, main offer).
2. Delegate or automate tasks. Leverage your angel investor (company) ;) to delegate and automate as much as possible, from email & DM handling, social media posting, graphic design, web page & form creation, systems & tech, and more. This way, you can focus on working ON your business, versus working FOR your business #yessss.
3. Effectively time block. To effectively manage your full-time job with your part-time hustle, you need to be very intentional with your time. From the hours that you coach, develop your skills, write content, work on projects… you must plan your biz time around your career and lifestyle.
Monday: Content Creation for 2 hours
Tuesdays & Thursdays: Office Hours & Calls
Friday: Professional development/learning day
4. Allow yourself time & grace to grow. Don’t compare yourself to FT entrepreneurs who can invest many more hours into growing their businesses. Don’t get caught up in the ‘hype' that you can see overnight success. Don’t waste your time trying to so-called ‘perfect’ things that you’ll have to gain clarity on through consistency in order to perfect, anyway. Just… don’t.
5. Set strict boundaries. Loose boundaries in your business with a FT job and family? #aintnobodygattimefadat Every minute that you go over coaching calls, offer discounts, or go outside of your set hours… you take away time that you could be resting or enjoying the fruits of your labor.
You don't need to go FT in business to see massive success or build your own 6-figure income. You need structure, a scalable offer, help, boundaries, and grace. Dassit.
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