Have you ever wanted your side hustle to be your full-time gig? Many times people start something on the side to make some extra cash, try something new or fulfill a hobby. Wouldn’t it be nice to turn that into what you do for a living? Amani Roberts did just that, and The Balance asked him along with others what it was like:

“I would gig out on nights and weekends and grow the business,” says Amani. “I realized it was time to go full time when the revenue I was earning was half of my current salary. This gave me a good foundation to build upon while going full-time.”

Amani was able to leave the corporate world and by 2012 had his own DJ company. In addition to being a DJ at events, he teaches DJ lessons and creates original music for commercials and videos.

“There will be many tough times and it isn't easy. Perseverance will make the journey worthwhile.”

Check out the full story at thebalance.com.

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