The Rich Roll Podcast

Chris Guillebeau On Why You Need A Side Hustle (Even If You Love Your Job)



“If you're worried about life-work balance, something is probably wrong with your life or your work. Instead of agonizing over balance, get excited and create change.” Chris Guillebeau Maybe you love your job. Perhaps you don't.Either way, there's wisdom in cultivating a side hustle — not a second job, but a self-styled income-generating project you cultivate in your free time.Why do I need this? Ask Choose Yourself!* author (and podcast guest) James Altucher and he'll wax rhapsodic about the precarious nature of conventional career paths and the misplaced trust we invest in their long-term security. Invest in ownership. For some, the thought of quitting their day job to pursue the entrepreneurial life is exhilarating. For most, however, this is a terrifying prospect. And not everyone has the means or the desire to take on the risks and responsibilities of working for themselves.But Chris Guillebeau contends it's not an either or scenario. Not only can yo