Episode #28: Sean McCabe - From Passion Project to Sustainable Business

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In this episode, I speak with author and entrepreneur Sean McCabe (@seanwes) about the practical path to making a living from your passion.

Sean is the author of Overlap: Start a Business While Working Full Time and has built multiple successful businesses in different niches. He now spends most of his time helping others do the same.

Sean is an online wizard, great teacher, and super smart guy. He’s also an extremely disciplined and organized person so I wanted to pick his brain about the systems he has in place for his business and his life.

Whether you are just starting out in business or are an intermediate entrepreneur looking for direction, you’ll get a lot out of this episode.

Topics covered in this episode

  • How Sean turned his passion into his full-time business

  • How to not be a starving artist

  • The key to commanding higher prices for your products or services

  • The one belief you need to have in order to attract great clients

  • How Sean made half a million dollars doing hand-lettering

  • Why Sean doesn’t recommend actively reaching out to clients

  • The single most important thing you can do for your career

  • Sean’s system for schedule and executing content

  • How Sean overcame an extreme work addiction

  • How Sean writes 1 million words per year

  • Why Sean takes off every seventh week

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Ruben Chavez is a writer, personal development educator, and host of The Think Grow Podcast. He has created a community of over 3 million readers across his collective platforms, including his popular Instagram page ThinkGrowProsper. Along with this blog, these platforms are his way of inspiring and connecting with thoughtful, creative, and ambitious people just like you.