Release Date: 11/9/21
Dielle talks more about job drama and shares ways that your 9 to 5 job can actually help your business. Learn how to take advantage of the time in your job and learn the lessons that will serve you in entrepreneurship.
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This is part 2 of this conversation about job drama around 9 to 5 jobs. Part 1, Episode 51, was very popular so be sure to check that out if you have not already.
We see a lot of talk in the online industry about quitting your 9 to 5. But the thing is that your mindset about your 9 to 5 will be the same as your mindset about your business.
Work is still work. A business is work.
One of the mistakes I see people make is to leave their 9 to 5 job too soon. The problem with this is that they do not get the benefit of learning the lessons they need to learn to run a successful business.
Here are the biggest misconceptions people have about their 9 to 5 jobs. Around each of these misconceptions are valuable lessons to be learned.
People think their job takes them away from their business.
It is a good thing that you have your 9 to 5 when you’re running your business, because it requires you to be good at time management.
You need to learn how to make money with the things that really matter and use your time and energy wisely.
2. My 9 to 5 drains my energy.
This can be real, you may be mentally tired from your 9 to 5. But where can you be exhausted, tired, pissed during the hours you get paid, but not on the hours you’re off and on your own dime?
Allow yourself to be upset, but choose when and how long you’re going to be upset. This is a good thing to learn because there are going to be things in entrepreneurship that upset you too.
Everyone in the program needs to understand exactly what to do so they can have the easiest path to results. It is important to have all of your back-end administration very organized and easily accessible to all.
3. I need to leave my 9 to 5 as quickly as possible.
You can “not like your job” and still work your job. You’ll have to do things in entrepreneurship that you don’t love too.
It will serve you well to train your brain to do something that you don’t like.
Look at making these shifts as skill building. Allow your 9 to 5 to provide you with the life-long lessons you will need as an entrepreneur.
Clean up how you think about your 9 to 5 so you can be ok in both your job and your business.
So many women of color are building businesses, creating a full time income, while working a 9 to 5 job.
Staying at my 9 to 5 job for two and a half years was one of the best things I’ve done for my business.
Your job is not the enemy. It is the opportunity you need to learn and to lay the foundation you need to be a full time coach.