UPTOWN DESIGN STUDIO
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General Assembly

Panelist on General Assembly for the design community and how to be a side hustler.

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INTRODUCTION TO THE CHICAGO DESIGN COMMUNITY

INTRODUCTION TO THE CHICAGO DESIGN COMMUNITY

About this event

If you’re a current design student, recent graduate, new to the city, or looking to make a transition in your career, this free event will help you get acquainted with the dynamic world of design in Chicago. We'll cover key events, companies, people, current issues, and career paths in the industry. Come meet others getting started in the local design community.

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HOW TO BE A SIDE-HUSTLER: A DEFINITIVE GUIDE

HOW TO BE A SIDE-HUSTLER: A DEFINITIVE GUIDE

About this event

Having a job with great pay and solid benefits is rewarding, but there's one thing that's even more meaningful: working for yourself! But, we all have bills to pay and responsibilities we've made, so most of us don't have the luxury of immediately quitting our day jobs to pursue our own self-employed dream careers.

So, how do you make your aspirations of becoming your own boss come to life? Enter the side hustle. Come join our lineup of speakers as they delivers a highly tactical tips and tricks on the how (and why) behind starting a successful side hustle while keeping your day job.

Our speakers will cover:

How to identify lucrative market opportunities that align with your interests

Prioritization, time management and how to structure a daily routine that's optimized for success

Getting published and featured by top publications like Forbes, Entrepreneur and Inc

How to avoid getting fired and sued with your side business (from personal experience)

Why having a side hustle will create opportunities, rather than sitting around and waiting for big breaks

and much more...