These are the 10 rules to live by for part-time entrepreneurs -- the side hustlers.
1. Thou Shalt Hustle
If it were easy, everyone would be doing it.
Real businesses (even part-time ones) take real work.
If you know a legit get-rich-scheme, let me know.
2. Thou Shalt Keep an Open Mind
There’s no “best” side hustle business.
Sometimes opportunity comes when you least expect it.
Learning new skills and strategies is part of the challenge.
3. Thou Shalt Experiment
Try your ideas.
Some will fail; that’s OK.
Try again, applying what you learned.
4. Thou Shalt Bootstrap
Don’t make a bet you can’t afford to lose.
5. Thou Shalt Make Meaning (and money)
Do something you find fulfilling.
Deliver value to your customers.
6. Thou Shalt Ship
Perfection is the enemy of good enough.
The timing will never be “just right.”
Launch, get feedback, improve, repeat.
7. Thou Shalt Keep Your Goals in Mind
Remember what you’re working for.
Make progress everyday.
It’s worth it.
8. Thou Shalt Support Other Side Hustlers
Entrepreneurship can be a lonely road.
The journey is better together.
We’re all chasing the same freedom.
9. Thou Shalt Take Time for Yourself
Schedule creative time.
10. Thou Shalt Have Fun
It’s just a game.
Don’t take yourself too seriously.
Make something happen.
Are you on board?