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Turn Your Passion Into Profit

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Momprenuers
Turn Your Passion into Profit


Everyone has a skill or talent that they can you as a way to earn money. It’s just the way God made every creature—with an innate ability to ensure their own survival. All you need is a few lessons, the right motivation and the Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit. Then, you can do the same.

 

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Momprenuers
Turn Your Passion into Profit

Everyone has a skill or talent that they can you as a way to earn money. It’s just the way God made every creature—with an innate ability to ensure their own survival. All you need is a few lessons, the right motivation and the Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit. Then, you can do the same.

You can turn your passion into profit. With the right skills and the right motivation, every mom can turn a skill or hobby into a money-making enterprise. But first, you need to be prepared for the real life of an entrepreneur. It’s not all leisurely lunches and afternoons with Oprah, you know. For you to successfully create a passion centered life you have to:

1. Embrace the uncertainty. Learn to let go of your need to know. View life with a curiosity and adventure instead of fear and anxiety.

2. Be adaptable. Things happen. Plans fall apart. “It’s not the strongest species that survives, it’s not even the most intelligent, it is the one most responsive to change,” said Charles Darwin. When circumstances change, be it personal, financial or in your business industry, (and trust me, they will) be willing to readjust your plan.

3. Boundless energy.  This ain’t easy. Don’t think that entrepreneurship is a life of leisurely lunches and sleeping in. You will likely work harder than you ever have in your life, especially in the early days. You need energy and devotion to make it work. Energy will help you get your business up and running and good stamina will keep it afloat. Without endurance, no business can succeed. 

4. Resourcefulness. Can you make a dollar out of fifteen cents? Ever made a satisfying dinner out of damn near nothing in the fridge?  Well, business success also comes from drawing on all your resources, thinking outside the box and being willing to use your know-how and network to make something out of nothing.

5. Amazing networking skills. Are you a natural connector? No man (or woman) is an island, especially if she is building a business. You will need to meet others, get customers, make industry contacts, and more to make your business grow.

6. Realize that only thing stopping you is YOU! When you think big and dream big and follow through with sacrifice and dogged determination there is nothing you can’t accomplish. Just get out of your own way, put aside your insecurities and that little voice in your head that says you can’t and go make it happen!

 

mochapb_rd3.jpgExcerpted from The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit—How to Find & Grow Your Side Hustle in Any Economy (Amistad/HarperCollins) by Kimberly Seals Allers on sale everywhere January 2009.

 

 

 

 

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