Uber driver explains how he made £62,000 in six months despite barely driving 6 years ago

Uber driver explains how he made £62,000 in six months despite barely driving

Confucius famously said "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

While we doubt he was making reference to the Uber drivers born thousands of years after his passing, the Chinese philosopher may as well have been.

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American driver Joseph Ziayee showed his true entrepreneurial spirit by making himself $90,000 (£62,000) in six months despite barely ever getting behind the wheel.

Tech Insider reports that a foot injury made driving tough and convinced Ziayee to look for alternative revenue streams...leading to him making $20,000 in his first month in the job through referring new drivers to the company.

In that month, he only gave one ride to a passenger. One.

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He claims the most important element is keeping in touch with all the drivers he helps refer, explaining: "You need to be able to help [potential drivers] if they hit obstacles."

It's not the job he initially signed up for, but it's definitely full-time work. And it's proving very lucrative.