Doer of All, Master of None


 The word "passion" is often looked at negatively when thought of as a career choice. Axel explains how your passion drives you in life. Whether it is your career choice or your passion entirely, you need a passion to drive you when everything seems downhill and especially when that thing you are pursuing may seem impossible or disruptive enough to sound too crazy to work out. But it's the people that see things differently and use their passion to go beyond what's impossible who will chang...
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So should I follow my passion or not?

We all want to find and do the work we love. Yet telling someone to follow their passion may not be the best advice to give. Narrowing your focus to pursue what you're already passionate about can be limiting and stifle your growth. And to suggest that by following your passion you'll never actually work a day in your life, can also give the impression that the journey will be easy. "The thing I learned about passion was that I had more than one. Once I realized I could never feed them...
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Hobby or career? How to decide

Turning your hobby into a business may sound like the ideal solution when you're dissatisfied at work and want to quit your job and be your own boss. Even though you may have a genuine talent for something you enjoy doing in your spare time, it may not translate into a thriving business. And, although there are advantages to making a career out of your hobby, you also need to consider any disadvantages. Here, Maria Cannon shares the questions you need to ask yourself and if you decide to go...
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How to refocus your strategy and reenergize your team

As an entrepreneur, what you're doing is less important than why you're doing it. While your passion drives the business forward, purpose gives meaning to your work.  And to be successful, your goals need to be aligned with your purpose. Otherwise, it's easy to lose energy and enthusiasm for what you're doing if you lose sight of why you're doing it. In this article, founder and CEO Stanley Meytin shares the key questions you can ask your clients, your employees and even your...
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30 free ways to find the answer to "What should I do with my life?"

Work plays a huge role in your life and you're far more likely to be successful in an occupation that you feel passionate about. If you don't find your work meaningful and rewarding, you may be feeling bored, frustrated and dissatisfied. Whether you're embarking on your first career or considering a major career shift, finding the right path can be challenging. "There's no question that it takes time and effort to find your passion, purpose, career path—whatever you want to call it—but it d...
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The 2 most important questions to ask yourself when starting a business

Successful entrepreneurs have a strong inner drive to succeed and that drive is fuelled by passion: a passion for starting businesses and a passion for solving problems. Sometimes however your passion for the product or service you're creating may distort your perception of the problem you want to solve, says serial entrepreneur and investor John Roa. To avoid putting your startup in peril, your "solution must have a value that grossly outweighs any disadvantages and behavior changes from t...
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The only thing to care about if you want to succeed

Before turning your passion into a business, you need find out as much as you can about the industry. And you need to learn all about how to start, run and grow a business. If what you're passionate about is starting, running and growing a business, that's perfect. Otherwise, you may start to lose track of why you started in the first place, as the passion for doing what you love gets lost amongst everything else you have to do. Here, Leon Ho shares his top tips for turning the si...
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4 surprisingly effective career change games to make your shift faster and more fun

Being unhappy at work leads to poor performance, lower productivity, increased stress and even illness—and life's too short to spend every working day in a job that's making you miserable. If you wake up immediately dreading another day at work and you can't make any changes in your current role to fulfil your needs, it's time to change career. Often the first hurdle to finding a job you love is not knowing what you want—and the key to finding out is to stop thinking about it and start taki...
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This entrepreneur is getting people to eat $100,000 worth of a venomous fish to save the ocean

While owning a restaurant may not be the best way to make a lot of money, putting venomous fish on the menu is a great way to save marine ecosystems from the devastating effects of an invasive species. With its venomous spines lionfish is difficult to catch, and as a voracious predator it wreaks havoc on native fish populations in the Atlantic Ocean. Once the venomous spines are cooked or removed however, the fish is not only safe to eat it's also very tasty. Zack Guzman's article reveals how en...
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The 4 questions to ask yourself before starting a business

Where do you find wonderment in your life? As an entrepreneur this could literally be your million-dollar question. And how you answer this question is the key to building a successful business, says coach, strategist, social entrepreneur and CEO David Straus. Only a small percentage of entrepreneurs achieve the success they aspire to and it's not enough to have a good idea that's attractive to investors and potential customers. You need to have a genuine passion for what you're doing and why yo...
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