March 22, 2023
Two career mindsets (options) dominate the corporate professional world today:
These two options are polar opposites.
With #1, we’re conditioned to ascend the ladder as high as possible — grabbing all the compensation, perks, and recognition possible.
Here, we believe in succeeding in someone else’s system, and there’s seemingly a lot of “safety” here.
With #2, we desperately crave freedom. The corporate system has become intolerable in our minds, so we engineer our great escape.
We crave this scenario for its autonomy, passion-based work, and unlimited financial upside.
Essentially, this is a choice between stability (corporate) and prosperity (entrepreneurship).
For most people I work with, this is a painful either/or decision.
They usually have an inflated lifestyle to maintain and a family to provide for, so saying goodbye to the stability of a corporate paycheck seems stupid.
And yet, they’re dead inside. So they feel an urgent and frantic pull to turn in their badge and capture the “freedom” of entrepreneurial life.
But then they’re faced with the two primary problems of full-time entrepreneurship: extreme income volatility and burnout.
Both extremes present major risks. So, what to do?
The answer is what I call Hybrid Entrepreneurship.
Hybrid Entrepreneurship (H/E) is the best of both worlds.
Here, you keep the STABILITY of a day job, plus the PROSPERITY of entrepreneurship.
Imagine this reality:
Sounds pretty sweet, right?
It’s a scenario where you manage risk, but focus your energy on personal expansion and wealth creation.
In H/E, we’re not bolting on a side hustle to an already chaotic and overpacked life.
That just leads to double burnout.
Instead, H/E centers on:
At the core of this model, you’re staying true to your life priorities.
For most people I work with, that includes family, personal health, and fulfillment.
H/E is about activating your highest self while feeling at ease.
You maintain the stability of a paycheck while experiencing the excitement and uncapped returns of entrepreneurship (finances, meaning, etc.).
I did this for years. My clients are enjoying this model right now.
So please, don’t just suffer in corporate. And don’t foolishly quit your day job.
Implement the incredible nuances of this hybrid approach, and watch your life take off.
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