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Monday Motivation: Turn your Passion into a Pot of Gold

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Creating a successful company that generates revenue from your passion is the definition of happiness. We all know that saying that if you love what you do you'll never work a day in your life. And it's absolutely true! So, how do you turn your love into a pot of gold? Read on to discover a few steps to consider in your entrepreneurial journey.

Monday Motivation: Turn your Passion into a Pot of Gold

1. Don't rely on passion alone.

Before launching your passion into a profit-generating empire, ensure you have a strong work ethic and a market for your idea. Ideally, you want to be starting a product or service that solves a problem for a niche group of target customers.

2. Be knowledgable.

Knowledge is power. The more knowledgable you are in your industry, the more chance you have of creating a successful business. For example, if your dream is to launch your own restaurant, get a job in a restaurant first. Learn the industry. Develop the skills that you require to succeed.

3. Have a plan.

Launching a business requires a lot of accompanying functions like accounting, marketing, selling and everything in between. Have a plan for ensuring these things get done every week.

4. Be prepared to delegate.

As your company grows, you'll need to delegate as many tasks as possible to free up your time to focus on growing the business.

5. Hire people who share your passion.

Finding employees with the right work ethic and culture fit is more significant than skills. You can teach someone the skills to do a job, but it's a lot harder to teach the right work ethic, and you can't change someone's personality. Be careful who you let into your business.

How do you plan to turn your passion into a pot of gold this year? Tweet me @lorenridinger.