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3 Practical Methods I Used to Escape the Curse of “Pay-Per-Hour” in My 9–6

They allowed me to earn more over time

A guy working on his laptop in a cafe.

I used to flip burgers at MacDonald’s. Then, I earned $5.80 per hour.

Times have changed. Today, that same job pays $7 — $8 per hour.

However, that income model remains intact. Tagging a dollar amount to one unit of time is…



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Aldric Chen

20x Top Writer (as of August 2022). I am a Consultant, and I run start-ups on top of my 9–6. I think, write to spread ideas that work.