Let’s hustle AND Ignite! Chris’ new rap album drops on Spotify September 19th. As a backup plan, he’s also got a new book called SIDE HUSTLE.
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- 01:01 – 8 years ago, Chris founded the blog The Art of Nonconformity that lead him on many different journeys
- [01:17] – He’s now on the quest to talk about side hustles and is doing a 100-city book tour
- 01:36 – He was on Episode 1261 of Entrepreneurs On Fire
- [02:34] – Chris is an expert at finding alternative ways to accomplish meaningful goals
- [03:17] – Share something we don’t know about your area of expertise that as Entrepreneurs, we probably should: Building a foundation of financial support will help make your decision-making process much easier
- 04:04 – Chris’ book, The $100 Startup, has sold over 1M copies
- [04:51] – Chris received emails from people who read the book – both positive and negative feedback
- [05:23] – Chris is NOT telling everybody to quit their jobs tomorrow. He wants people to build security where they are now
- [06:05] – A side hustle is an income-generating project that helps you create assets
- [07:48] – It’s about creating something that is NOT dependent on somebody else’s ecosystem
- [08:36] – Chris believes in the importance of having more than one source of income
- [09:47] – He thinks that Gary V is one person that is very relevant
- [10:32] – “Not everybody is meant to be number one”
- [14:01] – When Chris was considering starting a daily podcast, he asked for John’s advice
- [14:58] – “If you’ll commit to listening, I’m committing to being there”
- [15:14] – Knowing something is there for you helps you make that commitment
- [16:25] – Chris believes that people tend to put too much pressure on themselves when it comes to side hustling
- [17:08] – You’re not accomplishing anything if you don’t get started
- [17:19] – Chris has created 261 episodes since January 1st of this year
- 17:52 – His favorite episode is 237 with Teresa Greenway, a woman who lives on food stamps and teaches people, on Udemy, how to bake bread
- 20:05 – The Side Hustle was the easiest for Chris to write because he knew exactly what he wanted to say
- [20:44] – The book is like a 5-step process that Chris teaches over the course of 5 weeks
- 22:06 – Learn more about The Side Hustle at SideHustleSchool.com/fire
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