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Here’s How You Manage a Startup With a Full-Time Job [Fortune]

If you’re asking how to run a startup while you have a full-time job, it’s probably because it’s your only option. But I believe that’s a good thing.

Having a job while working on your startup is the difference between failure and success. If I had taken investment, or had tried to live off of savings, I would’ve failed by now. But as long as I’m self-funding, I can keep doing small pivots until I find my optimal product-market fit, and I get closer every day.

  1. Embrace the structure
  2. Accomplish one thing every day
  3. Let success beget success
  4. Choose the right full-time job

Read more: Here’s How You Manage a Startup With a Full-Time Job [Fortune]

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Gresham Harkless Jr.

Gresham Harkless is a Media Consultant for Blue 16 Media and the Blogger-in-Chief for CEO Blog Nation. CEO Blog Nation is a community of blogs for entrepreneurs and business owners. Started in much the same way as most small businesses, CEO Blog Nation captures the essence of entrepreneurship by allowing entrepreneurs and business owners to have a voice. CEO Blog Nation provides news, information, events and even startup business tips for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to succeed.

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