Is it possible to build a business based solely and only around your own passions? Yes and yes. Is it likely you’ll do this… No and no. Why? Because you’re lazy. Well… maybe not you, but the typical “you” (an average person) is. Don’t be that guy (or gal) instead say screw you to the man who has you paper pushing all day, tell your bitchy girlfriend or boyfriend to take a hike, delete the numbers of your negative friends and take a serious step towards escaping the 9 to 5. Whats the first step? Read this blog post…. then you’ll be fast and furious on your way to living the life you want and leaving the rat race far behind.
Passion + Motivation + Effort = Big $$$
Its the best thing you can do for yourself, find your passion and turn it into a profitable business. Preferably a profitable business that at least in part brings in a good deal of passive income. This is one of the most liberating thing you could ever do… so why aren’t you? Probably because you don’t know where to start. Well here I can help with that. Get a pen and paper ready pal and lets begin.
Write down 5 things you love doing, whatever they may be.
Here are mine… writing, traveling, teaching, making money off my ideas and staying in shape. These are just 5 things I pulled out of the air, there are many many more so don’t call me shallow… at least just not yet 🙂
Now after you have your list written down pick the top two that you could make money off of if you developed your passion and nurtured it into a business.
example: writing and traveling
Now I’ll take the two and if they can work with one each other merge them. But if they are something like kick boxing and childcare then better left un merged… unless you think kick boxing children is a profitable niche in your community (maybe the bad ones?).
So I take writing plus traveling and go (take the leap with me)… travel writing!!!
Now take normal, lame travel writing and think viral, video based, twitter using, facebook posting travel writing. Look at the example of http://www.twelvehoursinacity.com/ which is a journal of two guys who go on a month long trip and stay only 12 hours in each place. It got tons of press and buzz, probably a good guess that other funky job offers came in after this fiasco was done.
Those guys had a passion for traveling, motivation to do something crazy & unusual (so much so they quit their normal jobs!) and made the effort. I guarantee that has paid off in many ways for all involved.
So ask yourself the question…
Why can’t that be me? Why can’t you live an extraordinary life and become an outstanding entrepreneur who breaks all the typical rules and lives life on your own terms? Are you sick and tired enough of being bored, being stuck in the 9 to 5 and spinning your wheels in the rat race? If so join me and many others like me and become an extraordinary entrepreneur who combines passion with their lives mission and makes a great living off of it.
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