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Starting a hustle is hard. Starting a hustle without a community by your side is nearly impossible. Yet, a lot of hustlers continue to pursue their dreams alone.

We’ve heard time and time again about how we were created for community and why we need relationships. You probably can rattle off a few Bible verses on why fellowship is important, too.

If we were created for community, why is it so hard for us to find community we can thrive in?

I don’t remember building community being this hard. When we were in school, it was easy to find people on similar paths to ours and create lasting bonds. I can remember having a group of 15 guys on any given weeknight who would go out to movies, play ultimate frisbee, or just have long meaningful conversations at a Chipotle.  

Now that I’m older, married, and moved to an entirely new city it’s difficult finding anyone just to say hi. Community looks different now than when we were younger, and that’s ok.  

Community is ever evolving and what worked for us when we were younger won’t work for us now. We have to start making an effort to look for community in the right places.

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What does the bible say about community?

“For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”Matthew 18:20

“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”Hebrews 10:24-25

Community is apparently something that God wants to see in our lives. He’s created us to stir up one another, to love one another, and to encourage one another because He knows we need each other.

Having a community, especially for hustlers, is vital to our soul and our business. When we have a group of people that we can connect with, we have a chance to learn from each other, exchange business tips, and pass on knowledge to one another.


It’s easy for us as hustlers to get caught up in the world of achieving instead of the art of connecting. In fact there a lot of reasons why we may shy away from the community: past wounds, cynicism, fear, or maybe we feel it’s a waste of time.  Whatever it is, sometimes it’s hard to trust a group of broken people just like you. Being in community is opening yourself to the fullest potential Jesus has to offer.

Here are three ways to find and create community for where you are in your hustle.


Redefine Community

I think a lot of us have unrealistic expectations of what community looks like. What used to be 15 people going bowling may now be meeting one person at a coffee shop. Another idea is to invite someone to run errands with you. Hey, we all have things we have to do. Maybe you have to make a run to the post office or swing by Costco to pick up supplies. Call someone to tag along with you.

Stop Hogging Your Time.

We’re all taught that our time is precious… and it is. However, sometimes we can hog our time a little too much. We become stingy and selfish only thinking of what we can get out of this time. Are you the type of friend that would answer the unexpected phone call or drop everything to be with someone in need?

Join A Group

Joining a mastermind or a group of other hustlers is a great way to start building connections. It breaks down the barriers of intimidation when everyone has a common interest.

Sometimes, though, it’s hard to find a group or know where to look for a tribe of peers. That’s why I’m going to make it easy. Today I’m announcing The Hustle Huddle powered by Holy Hustle. This will be an online group where we can join together, bounce ideas off each other, pray for one another and ultimately create lasting relationships. If you’re interested in this click here.


Today may fear, cynicism, or unrealistic expectations not hold you back from connecting with one another. May you realize that God has created you and me for one another.  God, the master of the universe, is holding out his hand inviting us to connect, and all we need to do is reach out.


What topics would you like to see covered in the Hustle Huddle?

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Chris Pochiba

Author Chris Pochiba

Chris Pochiba is an accidental entrepreneur. With over 10 years in the marketing/visual arts world, Chris partners with amazing organizations to create meaningful art that impacts the world.

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