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Turning Your Passion into a Full-Time Career – Professionals Explain

by Groshan Fabiola I try to cover as many topics as I can

Being passionate about something offers you an extraordinary feeling. However, we rarely get the occasion to dedicate our undivided attention and time. Most of the times, we have to work on building a successful career that assures us a comfortable living. And this rarely fits our passions and hobbies. But the good news is, you can always turn your passion to profession and make a good living off of it. This will guarantee you don’t lose interest in your passion and that you’ll never lose that loving feeling for your job. Does this seem too good to be true? Well, listen to what successful people who managed this have to say, and you’ll be fully convinced. 

Do your research

You know what your passion is, you know It very well that it will make you happy, as long as you have the occasion to do it daily, but you should never start your journey without a little research in advance. Ideally, do this before quitting your 9 to 5 job, you have to discover the demand for the type of activity you want to involve yourself in, as Craig Revel Horwood recommends. Make sure you research opportunities in your area, if there is a keen competition or other types of issues that might make your work and career advancement difficult. But, make sure you don’t let yourself intimidated by high competition. If you’re really good at it, you will end up winning a big part of the local market.

If your passion is in a field where you need a lot of machinery and equipment, make sure you also research the overall costs of those. Speaking about his own profession-turned-passion, Craig Revel Horwood says that dancers who want to open their own dance studio should never start without researching rent and other associated costs of these venues.

Always have a rock-solid plan

Once you establish you have high chances to succeed and you also have a good audience for the product or service you will end up providing, start planning how you will do it. This should take a lot of your attention since it will turn your passion into a career opportunity. Get the necessary training to become an expert, if your passion is still at a hobby level and learn through trial and error.

Get all your qualifications

According to the same Strictly Come Dancing jury member, Craig Revel Horwood, you have to get all the necessary qualifications and certifications if you want to start teaching others this skill. And the same goes for whatever path you will choose.

Be flexible in your journey

Although your journey will never be smooth and uneventful, you should strive to be a flexible entrepreneur. Change and adapt to market demands, always be open to constructive criticism and negative feedback and keep on learning. Everything will turn out wonderfully if you stick to your goal and maintain a proactive attitude.

If you are motivated enough to turn your passion to profession, go ahead and do it. You will end up with a job you love and doesn’t come as a tremendous effort. 


About Groshan Fabiola Senior   I try to cover as many topics as I can

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