Don’t Quit Your Job (Build a 5-to-9 Instead)

How to find the time you supposedly don’t have for your side gig

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I get it.

You hate your job. You wish you could do something more meaningful with your life. You want more freedom, blah, blah, blah.

If it were 2015, I’d probably say something like “Quit your job! Follow your dreams! Who wants to




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