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Should You Be Passionate About Your Business To Make It Successful?

Updated on June 28, 2014
Think and Grow Rich By Napoleon Hill
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Being Passionate and The Key To Success

Sometimes we wonder whether we need to be passionate to be successful in our business. Do we need to have a love the niche we are pursuing or should that just not matter. Being passionate is definitely a plus when it comes to business. Living and breathing the market you are in will help you get through the tough times and beat the competition. However, it is not something that you must have in order to succeed online. Let us look at what you should have in business in order to succeed.

1. You Should Have A Passion For Helping People

Helping people is the number one way to actually make money in business. After all, isn't that all businesses do? Businesses help satisfy needs and problems of their customers and therefore get paid for doing so. You should always have the customer in mind and have a passion for helping people. Now that doesn't mean you have to have a passion for your exact niche. Whether this niche is about security guards or banking, you do not actually have to live and breathe the subject in order to make money off it. This brings me to my next point of what you should have in order to succeed online.

2. Have an Interest In Your Niche Market

Always have an interest in your niche market, you don't necessarily need to be passionate but you should at least be interested in it. By being interested, you are opening new doors to many niches that you would otherwise not be passionate for. These niches can be anything from website design companies to helping people with web design branding. If you interested in a topic just enough to build a good business around it, then it is worth a try!

3. Have A Passion For Being an Entrepreneur

Even if you are only interested about the business you are in, being passionate for helping people and being an entrepreneur is key to success. It should be that you have a passion for making your business better, faster, and more customer friendly. An entrepreneur takes the risks of business and solves the problems of his customers. You should always be willing to improve as an entrepreneur, whether it be changing the layout of your website to make it more user friendly or building a better product for your customers. That is what it's all about and you should always be striving to improve, so you can be successful.

To Conclude: You Need Passion and Interest to Be Successful

If you have a passion for helping people and want to do good, then building a business should be much easier for you. Do not just focus on the money, but focus on building a great business to help people. After all, helping people will not only make you more money but will also make you happy. Seeing people react to your products is always positive and is a great part of being successful and happy. So next time that you try to build a new blog, affiliate website, or any other business, always have an interest in the topic and a passion for building your business. If you truly want to know how to achieve success, then I suggest listening and reading videos and books from Napoleon Hill. He studied and interviewed hundreds of the most successful men in history from Rockefeller, Carnegie (Billionaire Entrepreneur), to Franklin Roosevelt (President of the USA). He did this to find the secret of success which is outlined in his book "Think and Grow Rich". I have personally read it and it has helped me achieve success from getting better grades in school to starting my own business. I highly recommend the read! Also, watch the video below to find out the laws of success that was discussed by Napoleon Hill. The video was filmed during the Great Depression, when many people were losing hope. Napoleon Hill himself became very successful by using the exact rules he outlines in the video. Hope you enjoy!

Napoleon Hill on Laws of Success


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      Gilbert Arevalo 

      4 years ago from Hacienda Heights, California

      I think it's extremely important to be passionate about your work and sharing helpful advice with others can be rewarding.


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