Are Side Hustles The Future Of Self Fulfilment?

Sense Supper Club London

By Emma Skipper, Associate Director

“Side-hustle is a word on the move, and we are watching it. Although the precise definition of this term is still in a bit of flux, it appears to be centering on “work performed for income supplementary to one’s primary job.”

According to Merriam-Webster, the term Side Hustle appeared in use in the ‘1950s, when it was used to describe both scams and legitimate jobs’. I’m sure everyone reading this has heard it used increasingly in everyday conversation over the last few years with the rise in debate around the gig economy. However what’s interesting to us here at HQ, is the lack of firm definition. It’s a term with an identity crisis. And with so many people identifying with the context of the term, as the lines between workplaces, roles and passion projects blur, what does that mean about how we ourselves identify? Continue reading “Are Side Hustles The Future Of Self Fulfilment?”