The $0-$10K/Day Case Study: Day 140

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I’m a day behind, so I’m going to write this one quickly to help make up for lost time since I’m behind!

 

Yesterday there were 1,609 days until I turn 30 and need to make $10K a day passively. Here’s how I spent it in pursuit of that goal

The current phase of the plan

I’m in Phase #3:  The Business Phase.  You can read more about the phases and my plan to get to $10K/a day at 30 here.

I still consult, and  I still have a job. I’m looking forward to removing both of those ASAP.

Wake up & sleep:

I woke up at 6:59 am after going to bed at 11:41, for a total amount of sleep of 6 hours and 39 minutes. Recovery was 65%.

Exercise

No exercise.

Stress levels

I was at a 2/5, with 1 being the highest. Not sure what the driver was here, but there was definitely something going on mentally that made it stressful. I think because it was a long day.

Diet

Diet was coffee, and Wingstop wings and fries for dinner.

4/5 with 1 being the best. Also probably making me feel like shit.

My Day Job

It was a Monday. I had some work, but less than an hour’s worth.

Investment real estate

Nothing at all actualy.

My Actual Business

Nothing done here

Side Consulting

Still busy with lots of projects.

Business plan

Nothing

Financial modeling

A shit ton of work here

Frameworking

Nothing

Summary presentations

Nothing

Market Research & Customer  Interviews

This was the majority of my work here

Sourcing new work

Nothing

$10K/day website

The daily post.

Family

I love my fiancee with all of my heart

Miscellaneous

Nothing

Rescue Time Daily Screenshot

Long day. It felt like it was longer than it actually was.

What I made today

Current Income  Streams

  • Job:  $170
  • Rental Income (13 rental units): $43
  • Business Plan: $145
  • Framework: $250
  • Customer Interviews: $430

Total:  $1,038

Planned income streams

  • My Actual Busines
  • Local Serviced Based Business
  • Affiliate
  • WordPress Maintenance Site
  • Dividend Income
  • Micro-SAAS’s
  • Hotels

Today’s pro-rated amount of monthly & yearly expenses

 

Life Expenses: $109.73

  • Rent, utilities, Internet: $63.33
  • Phone Bill: $1.57
  • Heath Insurance: $8.90
  • Ladder Life Insurance: $0.83
  • TrueBill for Budget tracking: $0.10
  • Car: $15
  • Wingstop for dinner: $20

My business expenses: $0.16

  • Bluehost Domain name: $0.16

Health Expenses: $12.00

  • Peloton: $3.20
  • Gainful Protein Powder: $1.80
  • Care/of Vitamin pack: $3.00
  • Whoop fitness tracker: $1.00

Productivity Expenses: $2.25

  • SuperHuman to save time on email: $1.00
  • Rescue Time to keep me honest on my productivity: $0.20
  • Fantastical as my main calendar: $0.20
  • Evernote to track everything: $0.27
  • Grammarly to keep my emails looking okay: $0.38
  • BackBlaze to keep my files backed up: $0.20

Consulting Business Expenses: $83.30

  • Gusto to pay myself: $1.50
  • Quickbooks to track expenses: $0.40
  • Google Business Email Account: $0.40
  • Fiverr for virtual support: $0
  • UpWork for slides:  $0
  • UpWork for my financial modeler: $50

$10K a day: $12.42

  • Kinsta for hosting: $1.00
  • Bluehost for domain names: $0.03
  • WP Rocket for speed: $0.14
  • Link Whisper for SEO: $0.14
  • Elementor for site design: $0.14
  • Astra for theme: $0.14
  • Rhino Rank for SEO: $10.83

Real Estate Investing: $0.52

  • Legal Zoom Registered Agent (all LLC’s): $0.52

Today’s Income (pre-tax)

Topline of $1,038, spent $286, which means….

Made $752 (pre-tax)

My plan for tomorrow

Tomorrow I need to do a shit ton of work!

1,608 days until I turn $30. I’m making $10K a day passively by then

Dean Woods

Dean Woods

Dean’s goal is to create $10,000/day in passive income through entrepreneurship. Too many people write “success porn” that skates over the struggles many face in entrepreneurship. His goal is to create something real that highlights the lack of sleep, disappointment from family, and setbacks you really face in entrepreneurship. The hope is that $10K a day swill inspire someone else out there to make their entrepreneurship dreams happen. Dean Woods is side hustling and working a full time job to kickstart his entrepreneurial path. Prior to this life, Dean was a management consultant. Dean graduated with honors from The Wharton School.

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