5 Strategies for Turning Your Hobby Into a Full-Time Job

The Rising Professional

“Pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.”

Maya Angelou

If you’re searching for true accomplishment, then, according to Maya Angelou, you’ve got to love what you do. While some (lucky) people love their jobs, many of us made our current career decisions based on opportunity, convenience, or profit. Though all of those are justifiable reasons to stay in a position you only kind of like, they might not leave you quite as fulfilled as, say, doing a job you truly love.

Finding your perfect profession can be as simple as asking yourself this one question: What do you love doing? If your answer involves one of your hobbies and not your 9-to-5 job, then it might be time to start thinking about turning your hobby into a full-time or part-time business.

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