029 | Overlapping a day job & side hustle with Sean McCabe, SeanWes

Sean McCabe, SeanWes

Sean McCabe is the author of Overlap: Start a Business While Working a Full-Time Job. He has helped tens of thousands of students with his courses on copywriting, client work, pricing, and marketing. On a daily basis, he runs seanwes.com: a learning community for entrepreneurs looking to do fulfilling and meaningful work.

On today’s episode we’re talking about getting unstuck in your business, overlapping a day job and a side hustle and the power of masterminds.


  • Sean’s background and career path

  • His book Overlap: Start a Business While Working a Full-Time Job

  • How he managed all of his overlapping jobs at the beginning

  • The financial benefits of transitioning rather than leaping

  • The concept of curation

  • The thing that responsibility and excuses have in common

  • Why it is important for business owners to hone in on their passion

  • What Sean is most passionate about right now

  • The inspiration behind his book

  • How his mastermind group has helped him

  • How Sean defines success in his business

  • Revising business practices or systems when something is not sustainable

  • What is next for Sean and the SeanWes community

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“Show up every day for two years and don’t expect any results during that time because it really is just being consistent.” – Sean McCabe

“What might look like an overnight success is really this culmination of a lot of things over time.” – Sean McCabe

“I would start with client work and get that cash that you can later invest in products.” – Sean McCabe

“Overlapping is about starting a business while you’re working a full-time job.” – Sean McCabe

“If your bills are covered, you can let this build up however you want. You can say yes to the clients you want. You can say no to the clients you don’t want. That kind of selectivity is going to allow you to enjoy it.” – Sean McCabe

“My day job allowed me to do things I wouldn’t have otherwise been able to do in my business.” – Katie Hunt

“If you’re looking for ways to take responsibility for your life and where you’re at? You can find ways to do that. If you’re looking for ways to find excuses and say why it’s not your fault, you’re also going to find that.” – Sean McCabe

“Passion is what allows you to keep going when you encounter resistance.” – Sean McCabe

“Success to me would be getting to do what I want, when I want, where I want, on my terms.” – Sean McCabe


Book: Overlap: Start a Business While Working a Full-Time Job | Website: SeanWes | Facebook: @seanwes | Instagram: @seanwes | Twitter: @seanwes | Youtube: SeanWes TV

Connect with Katie Hunt

Katie Hunt is a business strategist, podcaster, mentor and mama to four. She helps product based businesses build profitable, sustainable companies through her conferences, courses and coaching programs.

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