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Side Hustles Get You off the Drug of Comfort Zone Money from a 9-5 Job

Comfort zone money vs. discomfort money will change how you learn and earn.

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A monthly salary is an addiction worse than heroin.

The first time I heard this from Nassim Taleb it made me think. Why is a 9-5 job heroin? It keeps you comfortable. Once you’re in a job for a…




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Tim Denning

Tim Denning

Aussie Blogger with 500M+ views — Writer for CNBC & Business Insider. Inspiring the world through Personal Development and Entrepreneurship —

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