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Do you have a full time job, but ambitions of becoming an entrepreneur? Guess what? You can live the entrepreneur dream without quitting your day job. How can you do that? Launching a side project, side hustle or side business is THE new startup. This week we talk about that with best-selling author Patrick McGinnis.

Patrick McGinnis in The Influencer Economy
Patrick McGinnis in The Influencer Economy

Patrick wrote the playbook on how to live your startup dream without quitting your day job. Entrepreneurship is overrated. In this episode Patrick teaches you how to invest just 10% of your time and resources into becoming an entrepreneur. And he wants you to keep your day job! He shares the secrets for how you can live your startup dream without the risk and constant failures that come with entrepreneurship.

“Do you want to live your startup dream?” Patrick McGinnis, author of the 10% Entrepreneur asks the question to readers of his book. In 2017 and beyond, entrepreneurs are overrated. In fact, living the “startup dream,” is no longer realistic. The dot com era is over. Startups are dead. Patrick believes that you should hedge their bets and only invest 10% of your time with startup ideas. The startup entrepreneur version of the “American Dream,” is a myth. Launching a side project, side hustle or side business is the new startup.

Influencer Economy on iTunes
Influencer Economy on iTunes

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What we’ll teach you about on this podcast episode:

  1. The Five Types of 10% Entrepreneurs

  2. One Job Is Not Enough

  3. All the Benefits Without the Pitfalls

  4. Making the Most of Time and Money

  5. How to live the entrepreneur dream without quitting your day job

More about Patrick: Patrick J. McGinnis is a venture capitalist and private equity investor. After a decade on Wall Street he founded Dirigo Advisors, to provide strategic advice to investors, entrepreneurs, and businesses. He has worked in a range of settings, from building startups from the ground up in Silicon Valley to acting as an expert consultant to the World Bank around the globe.

Buy the 10% Entrepreneur: http://patrickmcginnis.com/buy-the-book/

Visit Patrick McGinnnis online: http://patrickmcginnis.com/

Follow Patrick on Twitter: https://twitter.com/pjmcginnis

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You can listen to out past episode with Kevin Kelly, best-selling technology author.

10% entrepreneur by Patrick McGinnis