Starting a Business? But Are You Passionate Enough??

Here are 5 exercises that will help you uncover the passion for your business idea.

A great man once said, “Man is only great when he acts from passion.”

Now, for today’s aspiring entrepreneur (you, right?), exploring ways of creativity to find your passion is perhaps the fastest route to increase your chances of launching a successful business. Where to start? Here are 5 exercises to help you discover your “true” passion.

1. When you were young, what was that one thing that you loved to do the most? “It’s amazing how disconnected we become to the things that brought us the most joy in favour of what’s practical.

Making a list of all the things you remember enjoying as a child. The question is – would you enjoy that activity now? For example, Frank Lloyd Wright, one of world’s greatest architects, played with wooden blocks all through his childhood and went beyond that.

Research shows that there is much to be discovered in play, even as adults.

Revisit some of the most positive activities, foods and events of your colourful childhood. Ask yourself these questions to get started: What can be translated and added into your life now? How can those past experiences shape your career choices now?

2. Create a Creativity Board. Start by taking a large poster board, put the words “New Business” in the center and create a collage of images, articles, sayings, poems and other inspirations.

The idea behind this is that when you surround yourself with images of your intention — who you want to become or what you want to create — your awareness and passion will grow.

As your “creativity board” evolves and gets more and more focused, you will begin to recognize what is missing and imagine ways to fill the blanks and realize your own vision.

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