Episode #1353
Should You Start a Side Project to Level Up Your Marketing Skills?
April 15, 2020

In episode #1353, we discuss all the reasons why you should start a side hustle to level up your marketing skills. While some employers prohibit employees from doing work on the side, it can be a significant advantage to any company. Tune in to hear why employers should grab the opportunity to invest in upcoming entrepreneurs! 

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

[00:25] Today’s topic: Should You Start A Side Project to Level Up Your Marketing Skills? 
[00:36] Thoughts on allowing employees to have side hustles.[00:52] Why we encourage side hustles at Single Grain.
[01:09] Feel good if your employee ends up leaving you to pursue their side hustle full-time. 
[01:34] Wanting the best for people even if it doesn’t produce the best outcome for you.
[01:44] A side hustle is the best way to learn marketing because you are keen to experiment. 
[02:02] Find a job that gives you the autonomy to experiment and allows you to fail. 
[02:59] Keep in mind that people will make more effort to learn things they care about.  
[03:35] People will apply what they learn to your business, and thus you benefit indirectly. 
[04:25] Employers should see potential entrepreneurs as people worth investing in. 
[04:47] To stay updated with events and learn more about our mastermind, go to the Marketing School site for more information.

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