Perhaps your ultimate goal is to abandon your job, say “screw you!” to your boss, and never look back.
But let’s be honest: That’s probably not happening today.
It might not happen for a few months, or maybe years.
But that’s not a bad thing. In fact, it’s totally possible (and maybe even beneficial) to keep your job while you build your business.
There are plenty of ways to quit your job. I happen to favor real estate investing, but I get it: Different strokes for different folks. A lot of my examples in this post will be about real estate. But if you are trying to build the next Facebook, I still believe these tips can be life-changing.
I believe these tips will make life far easier as you build your business WHILE working your full-time job.
And by “easier” I don’t mean “easy.” It’s going to take work. It’s going to take hustle. It’s going to take smarts.
And it’s going to take YOU following the following five (and bonus #6) to get there. So let’s get to the list.
5 Life-Changing Tips for Growing a Business While Working a Full-Time Job
1. Take Inventory of Your Free Time
I know what you are thinking right now:
I don’t have any free time.
Yes, you probably are incredibly busy. I get that. But what are you busy doing? What’s taking up all this time?
If you are looking to invest in real estate while working a full-time job, the first thing you need to do is take an inventory of this time. Actually pull out a piece of paper (go ahead, I’ll wait) and write it all down.
Sure, your job takes time. Probably forty hours a week.
And then you have your commute — probably another ten.
Of course, you need to eat meals, which is probably another ten.
And then sleep, which accounts for another sixty hours a week.