Try a Side Gig (or eight!)

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Redbook Magazine: More women are leaving the traditional workforce for multiple part-time jobs, including writer Jen Matlack, who juggles, yes, eight of them. If you’re okay with chaos, the new way of working pays off in flexibility, cash, and unexpected exhilaration.

I couldn’t shake the gloomy feeling that I had been sent to some sort of bizarre prison that pays you to show up for eight hours a day. Ekho Powell, a married 35-year-old, can relate: “For me, predictable work creates predictable results,” says the six-job entrepreneur in Lakeland, FL. “The last thing I want to be is predictable. When I divide my time among my ventures equally, I maximize my results.” A 2013 Stanford University study backs her up, finding that people who work from home are 13 percent more productive.

But you have to have many interests and a love of new things. “It takes and entrepreneurial spirit,” says Caroline Adams Miller, a professional coach in Bethesda. MD.

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Caroline Adams Miller

Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP is a pioneer with her ground-breaking work in the areas of goal-setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success. Caroline is the author of seven books, including Positively CarolineMy Name is Caroline,  Creating Your Best Life and Getting Grit Live Happy Magazine named Creating Your Best Life one of the top ten goal-setting books ever published and Getting Grit one of the ten books that will change your life in 2017.  She has been featured in BBC World NewsThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, USA Today, U.S. News &World Report, ABC, CBS, NBC, NPR and CNN.  Caroline  is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a Master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. And, she has more than three decades of unbroken recovery from bulimia.

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