The 10% Entrepreneur | Patrick McGinnis


You have a job but you are looking for more.  You aren't ready to give up that job, so what do you do?  Patrick McGinnis shares how you can be a 10% entrepreneur and create a diversified career.  He shares the 5 types of entrepreneurs and gives you some steps to making your dreams and the dreams others a reality.  It's time to move past the fear and start building the life of your dreams.

In today's episode Patrick shares on:

  • Side Hustles
  • Being a 10% Entrepreneur
  • Creating a diversified career
  • Being an explorer of life
  • Breaking routine to make life decisions
  • His new podcast: Fomosapiens
  • 5 Types of Entrepreneurs: Angels, Advisors, Founders, Aficionados, and the 110% Entrepreneur
  • Starting projects outside your day job
  • Creating your 10% plan
  • Investing time vs Investing money
  • Rules of investing

Patrick's Book - The 10% Entrepreneur

Recommended Book:The Lean Startup

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. 

He is also the author of the international bestseller The 10% Entrepreneur, a guide to becoming an entrepreneur without quitting your day job, (Penguin Portfolio 2016). The book has been featured by The Financial Times, the BBC, MSNBC, CNN en Espańol, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, and many other media outlets worldwide.  It has also been translated into more than ten languages including Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Mongolian.  

Patrick is credited by Boston Magazine with coining the term “FOMO” or “fear of missing out,” a term made popular by Millennials and digital junkies that was added to the Oxford Dictionary in 2013.

A graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Business School, Patrick is an avid traveler, writer, and speaker, and has visited more 80 countries. He is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and French. 

Interview Segments - This is where you can find each section of the interview.

An Intro to Patrick: 1:00 minutes

Going Deeper into the Topics: 17:10 minutes

Rapid Rire Questions: 42:54 minutes

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