A hobby, by definition, is something you do for pleasure at your leisure. You don’t do it for the money, even though it’s likely you’re far better at it than you are at doing your regular job.
The working day dream for all of us is to feel the same passion for work as we do for our favourite pastime, but the risk factor stops us from making the two become one and the same. But for every cautionary tale (we all know the mate who quit his job to become a DJ), there’s a baffling success story (those kids on YouTube who make millions playing video games).
If you go for it carefully, you too can turn your drive into a living. Just don’t lose sight of the difference between the two – one’s for fun, the other for funds. Here’s to having both!
Is It Viable?
It’s tempting to tell your boss to shove it and imagine the story ending with you brandishing an award, but you need to be sure you’ve got what it takes – both in terms of product and the mind-set to handle the pressure that’ll come with it.
“Develop a side-hustle,” advises Melinda Emerson, author of Succeed As Your Own Boss. “That way you can test the waters and learn some of those expensive lessons in business while you are still collecting a paycheque.”
well and enjoying the hotter weather. I had so much fun with my recent Client Busola who was introduce to me from another client of mine to help her build out a new website for her already running Catering Business.
I love spending time with her to put a project plan together, finding out what she loved or not and who was the woman behind the business. And I must say I also loved watching her videos of the amazing foods that she cooked.
So if you have some time on your hands take some time to visit her over at Busola Can Cook.
It was Busola that motivated me to do today’s podcasts if you have a love for cooking and would like to turn it into a successful and thriving business.
Don’t forget to come over and visit me at Rachael Academy and get all the latest business growth strategies to grow your business and some free resources and tool boxes just for you see over there.
Love to get to know you.