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161: Exploring Entrepreneurship without Quitting Your Day Job with Patrick McGinnis

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Patrick McGinnis says: "Your number one employer... is yourself... Look for ways to put yourself first... you'll be a better employee for it."

Patrick McGinnis shows how you can develop your entrepreneurship–and job skills–while keeping the stability of your day job.

You’ll Learn:

  1. Why you should consider being a 10% entrepreneur
  2. Two strategies to determine where you should really focus your time and energy
  3. Tried and tested ways to see if your big idea will work out

About Patrick

Patrick J. McGinnis is a venture capitalist and private equity investor who founded Dirigo Advisors, after a decade on Wall Street, to provide strategic advice to investors, entrepreneurs, and fast growing businesses. In this capacity, he has worked in a range of settings, from building startups from the ground up in Silicon Valley to acting as an expert consultant to the World Bank in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.

He is the author of the book The 10% Entrepreneur. He has also written articles for well-known publications such as Fortune, Business Insider, and Forbes. Patrick is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Georgetown University and lives in New York City.

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