How to Start a Business While Still Crushing Your Day Job
Just because you are juggling between work and family doesn’t mean you are too busy to start your own business. While the idea can be daunting when you’re working full time, it is definitely not, you might find you have more energy and time than you realize. Here’s how you can succeed:
Stop watching TV
According to studies, American adults watch TV 5 hours a day, which is equivalent to a day a week. By radically reducing your TV watching time, you will create more time for starting your own business.
Avoid family members and friends
Starting your own business demands for your time, availability and dedication. You can’t have these three things if you spend so much time with family and friends, cut them off to give yourself permission to be a hard-working hermit.
Work a second shift
Making your business the second shift and treat it as such. Fix a set of hours that you will be working on your business. Do it with passion.
Commit to long-term success
Starting your own business has its own unique learning curve. You will need to cut back on vacations, new clothes, budget and other comforts for long-term success.
Maximize every hour of your day doing an essential task, and lighten your workload by outsourcing them to professionals, people who are dedicated to working for you.
For you to succeed you need to rearrange your life, give up some comforts, make tough choices and give up short-term benefits to achieve the long-term ones.