The Complete Guide: Start A Business While You Work
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The Complete Guide: Start A Business While You Work

Learn Strategies on How I Started Multiple Businesses for Extra Income & Freedom While Working A Fulltime Job
4.3 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
793 students enrolled
Created by Joe Papa
Last updated 9/2015
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  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Define criteria required to quit your job and create a plan to achieve it
  • Learn which skills are needed to be a successful entrepreneur and begin to develop these skills at your job
  • Decide which business to start while you work
  • Take the steps to start a business within the next 30-90 days
  • Understand how to grow your business and take advantage of your current job to help your business grow faster
  • Overcome the common challenges faced by working individuals when starting a business
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  • No special equipment or training necessary. All levels and professions welcome.

You don't have to quit your job to start a business! Keep your paycheck and benefits while you grow a business and earn extra income. Many courses teach how to start a business, but this is the only business course that shows you the path towards quitting your job. Isn't it time that you stop working hard to make someone else rich? Start directing your hard work towards creating a foundation of wealth and freedom for yourself!

In this course, Joe Papa reveals how he started multiple six-figure businesses to earn extra income and quit a high-paying engineer job. Joe explains how he started four businesses and three brands over the past decade while working a full time job, and, for the first time, he shares how to grow your business and develop your entrepreneurial skills while you work.

Growing a business while you work is challenging and unique. This course is specifically designed for people that want to start a business or grow their income while working a job.

In this course you will:

  • Create a Clear Plan on How You Will Earn Enough Extra Income to Quit Your Job
  • Learn the Most Popular Business Types for Working Entrepreneurs and Get Ideas for Your Own Business
  • Easily Decide Which Business to Start in the Next 30-90 Days
  • Begin Developing Key Entrepreneurial Skills While You Work
  • Identify How Entrepreneurs Think Differently from Employees and How to Adjust Your Mindset Instantly
  • Discover Hidden Ways Your Job Can Help Your Business Grow
  • Utilize a Simple Framework to Grow Profits While You Work

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What this course is not...

This course is not a business opportunity, a get-rich-quick scheme, or an offer to invest into any business. We do not believe in get-rich-quick schemes or magic shortcuts, only hard work and persistence.. I am not an accountant, an attorney or an expert on anything, and do not provide professional advice that requires certification or other credentials. This is my story, my perspective, and the techniques I've used to get my own results and help many clients achieve their goals. I don't know you or your personal situation and I can't make any earning claims or even claim that you will be able to do anything. In fact, most people do not achieve results because it takes work... But don't let that stop you.

Every day you waste precious energy and time working for someone else. Get Your Business Idea Off The Ground TODAY!. Start putting your plan into action and begin creating your foundation for wealth and freedom.

Get Started Now. Click the "Take This Course" Button in the upper right to enroll.

Who is the target audience?
  • Hard working individuals who want to earn extra income or quit their jobs
  • People looking to start or grow a business while they work for someone else
  • Do not take this course if you're looking for a get-rich-quick scheme or an investment opportunity. This course shows you how to channel your hard work to create a business for wealth and freedom.
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Curriculum For This Course
35 Lectures
Welcome! Watch This First.
3 Lectures 33:14
Welcome Video from Joe Papa

Your Freedom Formula
Skillset & Mindset: Think & Act Like An Entrepreneur Starting Now
17 Lectures 03:21:17
My Personal Story (Why Do YOU Want to Start a Business?)

Stop Thinking Like An Employee:The Differences Between Employees & Entrepreneurs

The 7 Essential Skills - Part 2

Essential Skill #1 - Without This Skill Everyone Fails

E.S. #1 - Challenge

Essential Skill #2 - The Secret to Keeping Your Sanity

E.S. #2 - Challenge

Essential Skill #3 - How You Multiply Your Results

E.S. #3 - Challenge

Essential Skill #4 - How You Succeed Without Money and Avoid Large Expenses

Essential Skill #4 - Part 2

Essential Skill #5 - This Scares People to Death (You've Already Done It)

Essential Skill #5 - Part 2

Essential Skill #6 - The Skill That Make You The Boss

Essential Skill #7 - Where You Might Find Unexpected Joy

E.S. #7 - Challenge
Choose the RIGHT Business for Your Lifestyle
6 Lectures 43:35
Choose the RIGHT Business - Introduction

Top 6 Business Types for Working Entrepreneurs

Top 6 Business Types - Part 2

Ideas for Inspiration

Easy Decision Tool

Easy Decision Tool Worksheet
2 pages
Start & Succeed: How to Thrive in Business While You Work
7 Lectures 01:11:46
Start & Succeed - Introduction to Fast Startup and Faster Profits

Get The Excuses Out

How to Start a Business in 30 Days - Part 1

How to Start A Business in 30 Days - Part 2

Using Your Job to Succeed in Business

Grow Your Business - Using the Profit Dashboard to Start Off Profitable

Grow Business 2
2 Lectures 06:53
Simplified Action Plan

The Working Entrepreneur's Promise

Quiz 1
3 questions
About the Instructor
Joe Papa
4.5 Average rating
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MATLAB Instructor & Founder, MATLAB University

Joe Papa is the founder of MATLAB University, which offers online and self-paced training programs to engineers, developers, and scientists.  He has personally made over $1.8 Million dollars using MATLAB during his engineering career and delivers training based on his real world experience.  The programs at MATLAB University boil down the vast info online and offer streamlined, interactive, and results-focused courses worldwide. 

Joe holds a Masters of Science degree specializing in Wireless Communications and Digital Signal Processing. He has also obtained a Certified Ethical Hacking Certification as well as an Expert Belt in Cybersecurity.

With over 20 year of experience Joe Papa has worked for some of the top tech companies in the world including Booz Allen Hamilton, Lucent Technologies – Bell Labs, Bell Communications Research, Verizon Wireless, NMS Communications, and the US Army. He's worked on teams that created innovative wireless technology used across the globe. This technology includes voice quality enhancements and wireless radio systems deployed worldwide.

Joe has also started four businesses including Mobile Insights, a marketing technology company. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and twin baby girls.