Over the next week or two, I’m going to publish daily audio-only podcast episodes covering several of the excellent listener questions I’ve gotten recently. Our regular weekly episodes (including video) will still air on Wednesdays.
In today’s episode, we talk about earning a living while you’re still learning a skill.
Becoming an expert at something can take a very long time. What if you want to earn a living using the new skill, while you’re still learning it? We share four potential ways to do it in this episode.
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The Work and The Results are two different things. You can’t say “I want to do the results.” You can only say “I’m going to do the work.” You might want to accomplish the results, but results only happen because of the work you do.
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I read last week that a record number of people are leaving their jobs. They’re leaving because we’re in a tight labor market right now, and finding a better job is easy.