Side Hustle: Develop the skills you need to succeed
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Side Hustle: Develop the skills you need to succeed

How side projects can help you grow, strengthen your network, create opportunities and fast-track your achievement.
3.9 (34 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
9,081 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2017
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Pitch an idea
  • Create a podcast
  • Build an online course
  • Publish a book
  • Social Media marketing
  • Push through the Dip
  • Generate ideas and take on good projects
  • Think win/win
  • Test your idea without wasting time and/or money
  • Grow an email list
  • Build a website
  • Outsource and hire a virtual assistant
  • You know that you're not achieving your potential
  • You strive for something more
  • You've got an open mind and want to learn

Do you cringe when 'Corporate Bob', celebrates his 40th year work anniversary? On the spectrum of contribution, would you prefer to be somewhere a little bit closer to Elon Musk?

They both have the same amount of time in the week, same software (both homo sapiens) and have been dealt a similar hand (born in lucky developed countries). 

The difference between them both? We think the biggest, is how they CHOOSE to spend their time. There isn't that much of it left over to pursue your goals when you are at work, sleep, eat, commute and hang out with buddies. 

That is what this online course is all about. We want you to find out what is the best use of the time you have left. That is our promise, to help you find the best use of the time you have left, to make sure you choose the best side hustle and side project to work on, based on YOUR goals.

You may be early in your search for contribution and you are worried that your current job won't let you do it.

Elon is a bit older and is off the charts for contribution. And 'Corporate Bob', well he lived a happy safe life.

But what about your potential? This course we will:

  1. Increase the potential for upside of your future
  2. Minimise the downside
  3. Increase the potential and probability of more impact

Of course, you need to double down on one of the side hustles presented to you after completing the course.

If you already have a side project locked in, then THIS IS NOT FOR YOU. We recommend 'searching' on Udemy for the most specialized help on your chosen side project.

Whereas other courses choose one topic and go deep, we have selected multiple potential project topics and have gone wide. That way you know what potential projects you can take on, so you know you are using your time effectively. 

Who this course is for:
  • Someone who wants to grow their skills and learn new things to improve their value and eventually leave their job
Course content
Expand all 26 lectures 03:16:12
+ Introduction
3 lectures 10:18

Welcome to the course! We hope you learn something along the way and you can go out and start your own side hustles and projects to continuously learn and grow. Who knows where it might take you.

Preview 02:13

This powerful metaphor highlights the reason you need to get out there and start trying new projects. The isn't there any more - the cheese has been moved, so you need to head back into the maze and find new cheese.

Preview 03:02

Here's what you can expect from the rest of this course. We recommend you watch the whole thing on 1.5x or 2x speed to get through it all, then come back to the projects and the skills that most interested you so that you can dive in and get started.

Preview 05:03
+ Intrapreneur
5 lectures 21:25

If you are not ready to take on the risk as an entrepreneur, maybe it is best to get a taste whilst at your current job. You can learn entrepreneurial skills, provide extra value at your current job and provide extra career choice by taking on intrapreneurial projects. In this section we will cover the key skills and some projects to get you started.

Introduction to Intrapreneurship
KEY SKILL #1 - Business Case

The ability to think win/win and come up with solutions that are beneficial to all parties is vital. It's important for pitching intrapreneurial projects within your company, but it's something that you can apply to all aspects of your life.

KEY SKILL #2 - Think Win/Win

The first example of an intrapreneurial project you might consider undertaking is creating a podcast for your company. This podcast can either be made publicly available, or it can be just an internal podcast for your business's employees. This lesson focuses on getting company approval to create this podcast, then in the Entrepreneur section, we'll teach you how to actually make the podcast.

I1 - Company Podcast
I2 - Pro Bono work
+ Entrepreneur
18 lectures 02:44:29

Here are some reasons why you should take on entrepreneurial side projects

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

 Some business cases look like they are trying to launch a rocketship as opposed to building a business. This is a powerful concept taken from the Toyota production system. By using a minimum viable product, you can eliminate wastage of time, money and energy by testing the very basic assumptions of your idea or product using this teqnique. 

KEY SKILL #3 - Building and Testing a 'Minimum Viable Product'

Here are some examples of how you can implement the minimum viable product.

KS #3a - MVP examples

Graphic design is at the core of good branding. You can either do it yourself and have full control, or outsource to save yourself time for a small fee. 

KEY SKILL #4 - Graphic Design

Podcasting is EXPLODING right now. Let me run you through the reasons why you should start your own show and show you the steps involved in getting started.

E1 - Podcast

Building an email list is important because it's an asset that you own and control. It's important to have a way to cheaply, easily and regularly contact your subscribers. 

KEY SKILL #5 - Email List

Pretty much anything worth doing has a Dip. It's important to know what a Dip is, see it coming, and either commit to doing anything it takes to push through it or quit before you even start.

KEY SKILL #6 - The Dip
E2 - Online Course
E2 - Online Course (Teachable)
KEY SKILL #7 - Outsourcing

Your website can be your home base for all of your products and services. We'll show you some simple ways to get started building your very own site.

KEY SKILL #8 - Building a Website

A book is a phenomenal marketing too.. If done well, it's a business card on steroids. Let me bust a few myths and try and convince you of the power of a book.

E3 - Publish A Book (part 1)

If you believe a book can benefit you, here's how to do it. I'll run you through some of the steps involved and give you a few different ideas about how to tackle this big project.

E3 - Publish A Book (part 2)

Online marketing and harnessing the power of social media is important in spreading your message.

KEY SKILL #9 - Online Marketing

LinkedIn can be a great platform for connecting with and networking with professionals, as well as for blogging and sharing your thoughts.

KS #9a - LinkedIn

Everyone seems to be on facebook these days! A lot of people are advertising there - it's hard to cut through all of the ads, but if you can make yours stand out, there is a lot to be gained.

KS #9b - Facebook

There are billions of searches through google every single day. Adwords is a very effective tool to quickly test an idea by driving traffic to your landing page.

KS #9c - Google AdWords
KS #9d - YouTube Channel