A successful side project takes more than enthusiasm and a desire to have fun, writes Jory MacKay for Fast Company.
Side projects are exciting. They offer the prospect of building something from nothing – something of your own. And whether they are successful or not, side projects can change your life. But side projects also require a lot of time, money, motivation and hard work with the prospect of failure a constant demon on your shoulder.
But, if you are thinking of starting a side project this year, Jory Mackay, editor of The Startup, one of Medium’s largest publications, has seven tips for making it a success: