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Finding Your Passion

What are you passionate about? It's ok if you are still clueless . Here are 3 tips on how to uncover your passion:

1. Quit if things are not working

A lot of people hate their jobs and know that they want to do something different, but stay in their hated jobs for a long time due to security issues. Their main reason for not leaving aside from the monthly pay cheques is that they don't know what to do next. This thinking is flawed because you won’t learn or discover your ideal career or job by sitting around and thinking about it. If the current situation isn’t working, you need to find something else.

What happens when you leave even without knowing what you will do next is that, suddenly, figuring out your next steps becomes urgent. That urgency may be a bit uncomfortable, but it can also be incredibly powerful because it frees you up to invest all of your energy into finding the next thing. Finding the next thing goes from optional to required.

2. What do you want to learn?

Even though you may not have a clear vision on what you want to do, you are probably curious about things which may or may not be obvious to you. It’s important to follow your curiosity and uncover your less obvious interests. The reason it’s important is that those interests tap into your unique motivations that separate you from others. Pursuing them sets you on the path of unlocking who you are and your creativity. Steve Jobs’curiosity for typefaces led him to attend a seemingly useless class on typography and to develop his design sensibility. Later, this sensibility became an essential part of Apple computers and Apple’s core differentiator in the marketplace.A good way to tune into these interests is to ask yourself what you would do if you had a billion dollars.

3. It's not all about the Money

If you’re looking to spend your life doing something you love, the best way to start is to treat financial concerns as secondary. If the practicality of what you do and how much money you earn are your primary criteria you will instantly limit your options to what’s predictable and uncovering what you love will be tough. On the other hand, if you allow yourself to pursue your curiosity, you will find yourself in the position of excitement and, eventually, in the position to earn money on your terms.

About me

I'm a Singaporean financial advisor living in specialising in Singapore Business Loans. I am also an avid traveller having lived in 4 different cities in the last decade before deciding to settle in Singapore. I am passionate about helping people grow their business. Growing a business today is tough without financial support and I'm proud that I am helping to solve this intractable problem. Opportunities to do business without support is merely the opportunity to fail. I hope that through my work I can be a positive force to change the world for the better, and see my impact on this earth. I sincerely hope that everyone who visits my page finds personal happiness through whatever it is that they do.


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