3 Reasons to Have a Side Hustle

Written By Tiffany Terrell

Side Hustle. Often many people never pursue their side hustle because they end up talking themselves out of the situation. Telling everyone about their idea of how they will make extra cash to do things they love, or even money to sit aside for a rainy day. It’s great to have feedback from close friends or family. It’s also can be a double edge sword. If the person you’re speaking with has a 9 to 5 mindset they can usually talk you out of a side hustle. Let’s set the record straight. It is nothing wrong with having a job or career. Truth is people don’t become wealthy on someone else clock. Most entrepreneurs often start off with side hustles. Typical an entrepreneur find a niche and turn it into a business.

Time. Everyone has the same 24hrs. If you consider the average person works 8 hours a day. Considering a person has 16 hours left out the day. Sleep. Let’s say you sleep 8 hours. What do you have left 8 hours? Magic. You have 8 hours left. Great. Well some people are parents, have errands after work, and just plan busy. If you take at least 2 hours from your 8 hours you have left, it can change your life significantly.

Blocks. Touching most of the reasons why many give up or don’t go through with the plan. The truth is no one knows if the side hustle will work. Doubt goes through everyone mind. The question is why not? Imagine if every million dollar corporation gave up. Most of them started with ideas, some started with side hustles, and the rest started with no money in their pocket.

3 Reasons Every Person Should Have a Side Hustle:

  1. Multiple Streams of Income. You can never make too much money, there’s no such thing. Having multiple streams of income is important. No one thing is secure. Imagine losing a job that pays you over $50,000 a yr. You have no other source of income. Once you lose the position how exactly will you survive? Savings. Awesome. How much did you save? Was it enough to suffice for a year? The average person absolutely not. This is why side hustles are important. Most don’t call it side hustle. Can be just extra income. Great. Let go from the 8 hours a day. Now you’re free to pursue even more. Being that you built the side hustle. It makes it easier to make more money.
  2. The Internet is a great tool. The internet has made it easier to have a side hustle. You can operate a business off of an IPhone or Smart phone. WOW. You don’t have to have any sort of PC to operate a side hustle. Even social media is at your fingertips. Giving you free will to connect with over millions of individuals to gain customers for the side hustle.
  3. Lead to bigger opportunities. “The side hustle can lead to bigger opportunities”, the bigger picture for people is the hustle will eventually lead to “financial freedom”. The easy part is starting. The hard part is staying consistent. Consistency is key when it comes to the “Hustle”. While picking which side hustle is suitable be sure to pick one that you’re passionate about.

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