The Truth About Following your Passion
Today I wanted to shed some light on something that many people want to avoid talking about. It’s the idea of following your passion and what it really means to do that. Unfortunately all too often we see business people promoting a lifestyle of living in Hawaii sipping on coconuts and making millions online. All too often this doesn’t coincide with reality.
If you want me to show you a guy who will withdraw every dollar he has in his bank just to take pictures with it and then deposit it right back in, I could show you that. Or if you want to see somebody talking about living their dreams when they’re really not doing as great. But the harsh reality is that it takes hard work and ethic to make yourself successful.
A lot of times advertisements show systems that they say will only take a few minutes per day in order to make serious money online. But this isn’t reality either. You should really focus more on actually working the hours it takes to become successful and stop worrying about others who say they are doing it much faster.
The honest truth is that you’re going to need to work. There’s no if’s, and’s or but’s about it. If you put in the work, the effort and the time, you can begin to see accomplishments with your business. Signing up to an email marketing service such as Aweber, promoting your opt-in forms and getting your first email leads is a strong start.
Build a good sized list, continue to build that list for years to come, and find yourself new ways to promote and earn sales. You can do great if you put in the work, but don’t expect your passion to fall onto your lap. Don’t expect income to drop out of the sky, or for someone to come “pick you up” and “lend a helping hand” that can make your business overnight.
There’s a lot to be said about cooperation with other businesses, but do not think for a second that you can have your entire business saved or justified by a single person. Asking can make a lot of people do a lot of things, and combining your areas of strength with another businesses area of strength,