Why would you want to create a business from your painful experience? Because you care. Because it is on your mind all the time. Because you have become an expert in this area. Pain Changes You I have had my share of painful experiences both in business and private life and those experiences have changed… [Read More…]
Stop Thinking. Start Doing!
Have you ever wanted to start something big (like starting a business) and then you thought you should think about it first? Think again. Thinking only brings us forward in inches. Doing brings us forward in miles. What follows is my story of creating my business in 12 months – and how you can do it… [Read More…]
Is Your Business Idea Based on Pain or Pleasure?
A business idea either solves a pain or provides a pleasure. Ok, this is a bit simplistic but it serves us well when we start to brainstorm on possible business ideas within our passions. So let’s begin with a story. Learning about success In May 2008 I went to a Tony Robbins Wealth Mastery Weekend seminar in… [Read More…]
How To Choose Which Passion(s) To Pursue
Here are the options for how to deal your passion(s): 1 – Ignore them (not a good idea!), 2 – Enjoy them as a hobby 3 – Turn them into a business. Let’s assume that you’re not up for option 1 since you’re here reading this. This leaves only two possibilities; hobby or business. This post will help… [Read More…]
How Your Stories Shape your Passions and Your Future
Everybody loves a good story. And when you hear or read a good story, you can easily remember it and share it. That is why I love reading non-fiction books that have stories to convey their message. I also believe that the stories in our own lives have a deeper meaning. These stories reveal so much – our… [Read More…]
How Your Childhood Stories Reveal Your Passions
I believe that the Universe is out to help us. And by Universe I don’t mean anything religious, I mean it as concept. If you know what you want, you are more likely to get what you want, because you are aware. It also works the other way around, it will tell you what you… [Read More…]
What is your true calling? It is your job to find out
I truly believe that everyone has a calling – or passion which is the word I prefer to use. I also believe that everybody can be an entrepreneur – especially if they follow their passion. The question I used to ask myself was “What is my passion?” I have stopped asking because now I know… [Read More…]
Why “Start Before You Are Ready” Is The Only Way
You are reading my first blog post. It took me forever to sit down and write this blog post. Why? Because I didn’t feel I was ready! But the thing is, with my perfectionism, I was never going to be ready, so one day I just decided this was the day I was going to start – before I… [Read More…]