Dustin Lien | Make a living doing work you love | Author & Entrepreneur

Dustin Lien | Make a living doing work you love | Author & Entrepreneur

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Dustin Lien

Hey friend!

I’m Dustin, nice to meet you, welcome to my home :)

This website is the hub where I share blog posts, podcast episodes, and projects I’m working on that are helpful to a specific group of people.

My mission is, and has always been, to help people make a living doing work they love.

I want that for everyone, and I believe it’s possible for most people.

For me, it all started with freelancing. I saw that as a way to replace my 9-5 income over time, and allow me to use it as a launchpad into bigger things and exciting work I love to do.

After a few short months working in my first corporate job, I had a burning feeling inside that there had to be more to life (and to work!) than going to a job I didn’t like every day, getting paid too little to pay basic bills, and getting 10 days of vacation every year…and I was right.

Starting a business isn’t for everyone, and it’s certainly not the only solution to finding work you love, but for me, it’s always been the obvious path.

For 5 years from 9-5 I’d go to my job, and from 6-2am I worked on side businesses and trying to get freelance gigs desperately, failing most of the time, honing my skills until one day something worked.

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Selfie on my last day of 9-5 on July 6, 2016

I eventually got enough freelance clients to quit my day job, and eventually leveraged that into the digital marketing agency I now own and run everyday, and I love it.

This website is where I teach everything I know, and continue to learn, about discovering and making a living doing work you love (and all the details in between).

Make a living doing work you love

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