IS PASSION REALLY WORTH IT IN YOUR JOURNEY AS AN EENTREPRENEUR?
Passion is the driving force that keeps an entrepreneur going. Research shows that passion is a key predictor of entrepreneurs’ creativity, persistence, and venture performance. It is safe to say the more passionate an entrepreneur is, the more likely they are to be successful. Some top entrepreneurs who runs with their passion are Brandon Stanton a self taught photographer, Jim Koch, Chris Michel, Jennifer Hyman, Jennifer Fleiss to mention but a few.
So the big question remains “Is passion really worth it in your journey as an entrepreneur?”
The answer is YES, yes passion is worth it in your journey as an entrepreneur because:
1. Passion is the driving force of a business.
2. Passion aids creativity, insight and progress.
3. Passion aids dedication.
4. Passion over rides your fear of failure.
5. Passion motivates you to persevere.
6. Passion makes it easier to sacrifice long hours in your business.
7. Passion can inspire your employees.
An entrepreneur is someone who is willing to take on risk in order to innovate. They start a new business from the scratch and need passion to realize their vision. It is never an easy drive there will be lots of sacrifices to make, but an entrepreneur who is driven by passion will do whatever it takes without looking back. Of course passion is not the only thing that will make a business successful but in this journey of been an entrepreneur, passion will have to drive you, hence you will give up when things doesn’t turn out the way you plan.
Passion is what keeps you going despite business odds, passion is what makes you see your business bright and glorious in time to come even when every other person sees just the laying of a building foundation with probably no hope of raising the building.
A business not founded on passion will not make head way because every Monday or on a bad day the entrepreneur will ask himself “What am I even doing here?”
Every research and survey taken to find out if passion is worth it in ones journey as an entrepreneur has always turn out to be that without a passionate entrepreneur there will be no successful business today.