Choosing between the stability of a traditional career and the upside of entrepreneurship? Why not have both?
Becoming a full-time entrepreneur can look glamorous from the outside. Who doesn’t want to chase their dreams, be their own boss, and do what they love? But the truth is that entrepreneurship is often a slog, with no regular hours, no job security, and very little pay.
What if there was a way to have the stability of a day job with the excitement of a startup? All of the benefits of entrepreneurship with none of the pitfalls?
In The 10% Entrepreneur, Patrick McGinnis shows you how, by investing just 10% of your time and resources, you can become an entrepreneur without losing a steady paycheck.
A successful 10% Entrepreneur himself, McGinnis explains the multiple paths you can follow to invest your cash, time, and expertise in a start-up—including as a founder, angel, adviser, or aficionado. Most importantly, you don’t have to have millions in disposable income to become a 10% Entrepreneur. When you put McGinnis’s 10% principles into action, you’ll quickly start racking up small wins, then watch as they snowball into your new (and far more entrepreneurial) life.
Patrick J. McGinnis is a venture capitalist and private equity investor who founded Dirigo Advisors to provide strategic advice to investors, entrepreneurs and fast-growing businesses. A graduate of Harvard Business School and Georgetown University, he has written for Business Insider, Huffington Post, Boston Magazine and Forbes.Patrick’s new book, The 10% Entrepreneur, is the answer to the question, “What if there was a way to combine the stability of a day job with the excitement of a startup enabling you to become an entrepreneur, without losing a steady paycheck.”
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