By day they are accountants, lawyers, technologists, salespeople. At work they’re focused, productive, successful, often rising to senior positions within their profession. Yet these unassuming salary men and women harbor a dark secret, a secret that burns within them, consuming their evenings and weekends, pushing their endurance and sometimes their relationships to the limit. Meet the part-time entrepreneur.
For obvious reasons, legitimate part-time entrepreneurs are a rare breed. I happen to know two. Charlotte Pickering is a successful London barrister and mother of two and Naj Alavi is the US Head of Financial Technology company, Xenomorph.
Both are incredibly successful at what they do for a living and both pursue completely different entrepreneurial avenues from their day jobs. Charlotte is the founder and CEO of KiddyUP, an amazing location app that helps parents to find places to Feed, Change, Play and Buy baby and child-related products and services. Naj is the founder and lead designer of a cutting edge men’s fashion label in New York City.
Read more here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dansimon/2014/07/06/become-a-successful-part-time-entrepreneur/