From Stagnant To Side Hustling In Five Simple Steps

Do you feel as if you aren’t really on the right track? If you answered with a huge YES for that, you’re not the only one. Because right now, so many people are starting to realize that they don’t have to be on the conveyor belt in life to be happy. Instead, you can learn that life can be done your way. Life can absolutely be different and against the norm. So if you’ve always wanted to start a side hustle and do your own thing, now is the time to think about doing it. But, you absolutely have to make sure that you’re embracing it all. You’ll want to make sure that you’re doing it in the most practical and effective way. So if you’re done with feeling stuck, let’s take a look at what you can do to get started in five steps.


Have A Safety Net


So before you even think about doing this or dreaming of leaving your day job, you have to think about how you can take care of yourself. You’ll want to know that you have the money behind you to pay your bills while you’re building your business. So here, you’ll want to come up with a savings plan. You could even look into things like compensation coverage, selling your stuff, and just cutting back in life to help you to get that money together. Whatever is relevant to your lifestyle, make sure you’re focusing on it to build your savings.




Know What You Want To Do


But then you need to work out what it is that you want to do. What do you feel is suited to the lifestyle you want? What are your skills? What does your dream life and job look like? Think about how you can pull all of these answers and ideas together to help you to come up with your perfect side hustle idea.


Just Start


Then you just need to get started. Whether this is on a blog or a freelance writing or design or photography service, building apps or creating products. Just start. Get your site launched and start putting your work into the world.




Focus On Marketing


And then there’s the marketing. This can seem really scary at first, but you just need to start with this too. Keep it simple and focus on content that can help you to grow and get in front of your ideal customer. When you can engage with your target audience, you’ll naturally start to grow.


Make The Leap


And then, all that’s left for you to do is to go full-time. And there is no set timeframe for this. You will know when the time is right. Maybe it will be when you’re earning enough money or when you just have no time to do both? Either way, you will know in your heart when the time comes. So just make sure that you’re hustling hard enough until you get to this point.



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Elita Torres

I have over 20 years experience as a leader, first as a General Manager for several Big Box retailers with over 100 employees, then as a district manager overseeing an average of 23 stores. Currently, I am a Sales Director overseeing 4 Districts. My passion for leadership and personal development has led me to share my journey in a Blog. Find out more on