I like to use the word passion a lot. Sometimes, I even use it interchangeably with happiness, excitement, and anticipation.
Passion is a strong desire and it resides in each one of us. We all have passions. Sometimes it's obvious like... I am a marketing manager at ProofHub and I am quite passionate about blogging. For me, passions are the things that make us willing to stay up late. These are the things that we can't get enough of.
That said, there is no shortage of people in the business world who took their passions and turned it into the most wildly successful new ventures. Here are a few names that you might recognize:
These are just a few names and stories at the top of my head. There are several similar stories where a desire fueled by passion bought about the greatest results in life. Now if you’ve dreamed about turning our passions into business ideas, but have no idea how to even get started, I’ve got a few secrets to share.
If you're passionate enough about something and you're planning about starting a business out of it, you've got to dig deeper. Write down everything you know and learn about your passion in-depth. Study the market, study the audience, study the competition, get familiar with the latest technology and trends, and make sure that you’re on the right road.
The best way to act on turning your greatest passion into a real business is to talk to people who already work in the field. Founders, co-founders, managers, leaders, industry experts, employees—find people you trust and who can offer you a genuine piece of advice regarding your idea.
Follow your passion and success will follow. And for everything in-between, You've got ProofHub!
There is no point in waiting for the stars to align perfectly because they never do. Similarly, there is no such thing as the perfect start, so don’t wait for it. You don't have to have the perfect business idea from the start. Just take the leap of faith from passion to business.
The best businesses always start as a passion project. Here's the thing, whatever you choose to do, just make sure you're loving it. I am passionate about being the best I could be, both as a manager and a blogger. I suggest you do the same.
And don’t forget to share your suggestions and success stories in the comments below!
Vartika is the Chief Marketing Officer at ProofHub. She has 6 Years experience in online digital marketing, brand optimization and SEO along with social media marketing and email marketing strategies. Vartika holds an MBA in Finance (Banking) & Marketing from the IBS Hyderabad.