Expert Business Coach Joyce K. Reynolds said, “Hobbies are the things you choose to do; activities that you’re probably good at and enjoy doing, and these personal expressions “will give us unedited clues as to our real desires and interests.” I totally agree with the expert, and I choose to blog! Yet, I am like many other people out there. We are not turning a profit on something that we are spending countless hours on.
Benjamin Franklin said, “Time is money!” If we are not earning any income on your hobby, I would not say that we are wasting our time. I will say that we are “eating money!” I have been advised for years to write for a living. I simply have not taken the plunge! I am not earning any money on my writing, but I plan to make time for that in the near future. I have been motivated by the success story of Lisa Price, the founder of Carol’s Daughter.
Janell Ross reports, “Price’s mother, Carol, convinced her to bring some of her handmade concoctions to a church flea market.” Lisa Price’s story is one of many that is encouraging! Have people been advising you to earn money with your hobby? I recommend that you read this article by Bridget McCrea. Now, watch this video to learn how you too can turn your hobby into a business.
Do you have what it takes to turn your hobby into a business? Please comment.