Most parents teach their children to follow a simple success formula. First, get a good education. Second, land a well-paying job. Third, get married, raise a family, and live happily ever after. While this plan appears simple and sensible, it only works for a few people. Even if you jump through all the hoops--do well in school, get a great job, and marry the love of … [Read more...] about Why You Should Work for Yourself
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Sometimes we need a crisis to finally make positive changes in our lives. When it comes to changing our work, the crisis could be a layoff, a financial calamity, a divorce, or an illness. After 40, you don’t want or need JUST another job, and you don’t need to retire to a golf course to discuss the good old days. After 40 you still feel young and hopeful; if only you could … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference between JUST a Job and a Vocation?
If you have ever had any business success training, you may have heard a ton of talk about passion when choosing your career or business. You may also wonder why passion is important. Sure, it's nice to enjoy what you do, but how does passion for what you're doing result in overall success? I personally do not see why this has to be explained, but I feel the need to write … [Read more...] about Formula for Success in Business: How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur
You are an independent retail owner. You've spent a lot of time trying to establish your store as distinctive and unique. You've put a lot of effort into trying to differentiate your business from the competition. You're always looking for that edge, the one thing that will make the difference. Look in the mirror. You are the difference. Your business is a direct … [Read more...] about Passion and the Independent Retail Owner
If you have ever had any business success training, you may have heard a ton of talk about passion when choosing your career or business. You may also wonder why passion is important. Sure, it's nice to enjoy what you do, but how does passion for what you're doing result in overall success? RELATED: How to Find Your Calling and Live Your Passion I personally do not see … [Read more...] about Passion: Critical Element of Business Success
>> Passion Quotes to Inspire You to Success Is your work sapping the life out of you? It is time to reassess your life and your goal. Discover and pursue your true calling. From the book Business: The Ultimate Resource here are ways to find your calling and live your passion: Assessment Begin by assessing your skills and talents. Make a list of all the things you have … [Read more...] about How to Find Your Calling and Live Your Passion
It's just been about a few months since your project took off and the motivation and zeal to run the business is gone. You feel uninspired, drained and have little or no energy to continue to work creatively and enthusiastically on your business or project! How can you get back your passion? Starting a business or project is one thing, keeping it running successfully is … [Read more...] about Is Your Passion for Work and Business Fizzling Out?