Pursuing Your Passion might mean commitment in other ways than just your passion. Here, I explain a boatload of other avenues one pursuing needs to understand before embarking on their passion journey.
Anything worth having is worth the struggle. It involves a learning curve, and many, many hours a week. However, as mentioned, it’s worth every second.
Below are strategies I’m using to monetize my passion, to begin September 1st as I start to write freelance articles. It’s going to be a tough, but exciting journey.
Does your day job brand you? Does everyone know you as the guy making a living doing this, versus knowing you for what your passionate about and pursuing? Well, look no further. Let’s relegate your little day job back to what it’s meant to be; a source of income while you pursue. Number one rule: Stop praising your company and let it start praising you. You’re exchanging your services, after all.
Fear. It bites all of us. It forces us to live a certain life, a closed life, a half-life. We fear if we lose our sole means of income, it’s over. Dusted. Toasted. We had a passion, but we never pursued it. Perhaps our parents, friends, or peers discouraged us. Yes, I know how hard it is to make it in anything we’re passionate about. Well, why not try to make it? Why not pull out all the stops to get to where we need to be?