getty_508067071_970647970450033_64216I read this article about two sisters who took what seemed like a crazy idea that occurred to them one day back in college, and years later, turned it into a multimillion-dollar business. What is remarkable about this story is it proves once again that anyone can have the next million-dollar idea.

People Problem = Success

These sisters readily admit they didn’t come from an entrepreneurial household. In fact, they both went the “traditional” route in their careers after college. But one day, they decided to take their idea and see what they could do with it. And that, my friends, is where you and they differ.

Start a Hobby Career

Instead of fearing failure by trying to make your million-dollar idea an immediate success, why don’t you set a more realistic goal for yourself and launch it as a “hobby career” instead? I’m a huge fan of professionals starting hobby careers while in job search mode.


1. A hobby career is something you can’t fail at.

It’s just a small business venture you opt to pursue as a way to take a break from the job search.

2. Hobby careers are something you do to teach yourself how to create an income out of doing something you enjoy.

You don’t have grand expectations of making millions of dollars, nor do you put pressure on yourself to do so. Instead, you work at your own pace to determine a simple way to monetize your hobby. Once you do, you move on from there to see how far you can take it.

3. Hobby careers give you new perspective on your job search.

One of the positive side effects of starting a hobby career is you learn about business–and that helps you think about your job search in a new way. Most job seekers don’t understand they’re actually businesses-of-one who must market themselves to get hired. They also don’t understand how to identify and proactively market themselves to the audience they want to hire them. So when you launch a hobby career and start to see who is buying what you’re selling, you’re also reminded of what you should be doing in your traditional job search.

Do you realise the time you utilise to browse on the internet could be considered a HOBBY CAREER. You love getting on the internet, you love making money, you love doing researches on the internet. Now you can start making REAL MONEY


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