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7 Amazing Benefits of starting a Side Business while Working Full Time

People all around the world are realising the benefits of starting their own businesses. While we understand that it gets really challenging and daunting to leave a well-paying job, but that should not be the only reason you can't live your entrepreneurial dreams.
Many-a-times, we are not fully aware of what we can or cannot do while we are in a job. Sometimes, we, feel stuck only because the society has made the situation seem to sad and bad. But if you are smart enough and desperate enough to live your dream, then you will figure your way through this.

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And one of the ways, to start to live your entrepreneurial dream, while still keeping your day job, is by starting a Side business. Maybe you have already considered this, but are not sure about it. Here, are 7 Amazing benefits of starting a Side business while working Full Time. If you have the entrepreneurial bug in you, then these 7 benefits can be your strong reasons to start your own side business venture in the near future.  

The Benefits of starting a Side business while working Full Time:  

  1. Additional Income  

    Now by far, this is one of the strongest reasons that people like to start their own side gigs. The power of more income and all the things that money can buy. I am sure you don't need me to elaborate much on this one. In a world that is hugely dependent on cash flow, additional income is a boon.  

  1. Turn Passion into Purpose  

    Many-a-times, many of you get stuck in a job that you hate with all your guts. But because of all the responsibilities on your shoulders, it is just too scary to even think about leaving a job. Well, in that case, turning your passion into a purpose can be facilitated through your side business. Start with something you love to do, and see how you can cash in on your skills based on your passion. Your side business can be your unique way to create an impact on the world around you.  

  1. Limited Risks  

The biggest challenge in starting out in a business is the risks involved. What if your business does not work, what would you do then? But people who are currently employed in a full-time job, are at an advantage here. They are not solely dependent on the business side to meet their daily needs. So the risk, when you start your side business while being employed full time, are greatly reduced. And since your life does not wholly depend on the business, you are more confident about it.  

  1. Increased Independence  

    Once you start your own side business and scale it up, you will soon experience a feeling of increased independence in your work and your life. You will begin to see that you are completely capable of taking care of your needs without having to depend on your job. And that sense of self-confidence and faith in yourself can make you reach great heights in your life and in your career.  

  1. Unlimited Earning Potential  

    Having your own side business opens up the gate to earning endlessly more. You soon realize that you have an unlimited earning potential. Money and finances, become the lesser part of your concerns as you gain the confidence to be able to earn as much as you want to. Your financial position will no longer be defined by the ceiling of a salary.  

  1. Increased Stability  

    The economies, around the world, are becoming more and more volatile, with new developments & disruptions globally. Some events, like a fiscal breakdown or an economic depression or bankruptcy of huge firms, have resulted in a huge number of people losing their jobs. In such volatile times, a side business gives you increased stability, and the opportunity to grow financially irrespective of the economic volatility around you.  

  1. Add Thrill and Adventure to your life  

    It has been proven by research, that human beings are most productive when they are engaged in their work. And an individual is engaged in his/her work when it satisfies their natural human tendency for growth and adventure. A Side business can add the thrill of a challenge and give you a new adventure to pursue in your life. Thereby making you more productive in all areas of your life. You don't have to depend on your office HR team to create that engagement in your work life any longer.  
The above are some of the solid reasons to start your side business while employed full time.
The above reasons come from my own experience and are shared by so many working-entrepreneurs globally. I was able to take the bold step of quitting my full-time job in a big fancy American firm, because I had my foundation laid out for me by my side business. And when the time came calling, I was all geared up and happy to step onto my new adventure. So much so, that I even distributed chocolates on the last day at office! And now I am my own boss, and I am completely Loving it.  

You can do this too. You can be your own boss in your side gig. The benefits are just too many. I had my share of challenges, but the rewards completely outweigh them.   
There are a few considerations, and there is an easier step-by-step method to actually start your own side business. I wish someone had told me all this at the time when I wanted this knowledge & learnings so bad.  

To make sure that your journey is a lot more smoother than mine, I am inviting you to a FREE Live Workshop on How to Set up Your OWN Profitable Side Business while working Full Time.   

There are tons of things you will get to learn here, as you get ready to start your own side business while you are still in your 9-to-5 day job. Be sure to Register Now, we have limited seats available!  

Let me know your thoughts on this article, or if there is something else you want me to cover in the comments section below. Be sure to share this article with your network. Cheers!

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Benefits you will get from this LIVE Master Class to build a Successful Side Business while working full time:
  • How to launch your own business while you are still working  
  • What to do when you hate your job but you just can’t leave it  
  • How to hone your creativity and cash in on your skills & knowledge  
  • Recognize the challenges for your business success  
  • Must-do's before starting a side business  
  • Overcome the fears holding you back from true success  
  • Clear the misconceptions about career success  
  • Opportunity to clear your doubts and queries in LIVE Q+A  
  • BONUS: The Entrepreneur’s Self-Assessment Worksheet 


  1. Hey, great stuff! I have been wanting to start my own side gig from some time now.


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