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April 03, 2010 | By Barry Moltz

Don't Quit Your Day Job: Pam Slim's Side Hustle

I love Pam Slim. She has the best advice on transitioning from a corporate job to starting your own business.  Her book, Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur is a must read for anyone making the jump.

On Business Insanity Talk Radio on Friday we discussed:

1.Why do corporate employees feel crazy for wanting to start a business?

2. How to do the Side Hustle: Make sure there is water in the pool before you jump.

3. How to develop plans B, C and D.

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I also spoke with Dan Janal, a true internet marketing expert and CEO of PR Leads. We talked about the role of press releases in today’s social media economy and how you need to be findable for the search engines (and not just on Sblogs as Dan says).

Finally I talked with sales leader, Tom Abbott about how to grow your small business through a solid sales strategy.

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Barry Moltz gets business owners unstuck by unlocking their long forgotten potential. With decades of entrepreneurial experience in his own business ventures, he has discovered the formula to get stuck business owners and increasing their sales. Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years. After successfully selling his last operating business, Barry founded an angel investor group, an angel fund, and is a former advisory member of the board of the Angel Capital Education Foundation. His first book, “You Need to Be A Little Crazy: The Truth about Starting and Growing Your Business” describes the ups and downs and emotional trials of running a business. His second book, “Bounce! Failure, Resiliency and the Confidence to Achieve Your Next Great Success”, shows what it takes to come back and develop true business confidence. His third book, “BAM! Delivering Customer Service in a Self-Service World” shows how customer service is the new marketing. His fourth book, “Small Town Rules: How Small Business and Big Brands can Profit in a Connected Economy” shows how when every customer can talk to every other customer, it’s like living in a small town: Your reputation is everything! His fifth book, “How to Get Unstuck: 25 Ways to Get Your Business Growing Again” helps every small business owners move their company to the next level. Barry is a nationally recognized speaker on small business who has given hundreds of presentations to audiences ranging in size from 20 to 20,000. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, he has appeared on many TV and radio programs such as CNBC’s The Big Idea, and MSNBC’s Your Business. He hosts his own radio show on AM560, and writes for American Express and Forbes.

4 Responses to “Don't Quit Your Day Job: Pam Slim's Side Hustle”

  1. Pamela Slim says:

    Thanks for having me on as guest Barry! It is always great to talk with you.

    Keep up the great work, and thanks for the opportunity!

    -Pam

  2. Barry says:

    Thanks Pam- look forward to joining the life in PHX!

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