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“If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure
out your passion.
For your passion will lead you right into your
- Bishop T.D. Jakes
What is passion?
A strong feeling of enthusiasm or
excitement for something or about doing
Why find passion?
Passion is the driving force in one’s life. In not only your
professional life, but also to keep yourself going on a daily basis it
is important to discover your world.
To succeed you need to believe in something with so much
passion that it changes your life forever.
Don’t settle for anything less. Keep looking out for that one
thing that gives you satisfaction.
Talk to yourself
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1. Talk to yourself
Ask yourself what is the one thing that keeps you happy. One thing
that you will never lose interest in.
But be sure of not confusing this with your hobby. Your hobby
cannot be defined as your passion.
You passion is the urge of doing something that you have always
dreamt of but not been able to do it because of certain reasons.
Find out that inner call.
Set goals for yourself
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2. Set goals for yourself
Make a list of all the things you want to do in your life. Make this
list as crazy as possible and try to achieve at least one in a month.
This will open you up to different possibilities
Prioritize your potential passions. Decide which things you'd
like to try first - most intriguing first, or the most practical
Get out of your comfort zone
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3. Get out of your comfort zone
It is very important to test yourself from time to time. Step out of
the usual and try something new.
Exploring new opportunities will test your determination and
will power . Don’t be afraid, just go with your gut feeling.
Mara Foundation’s Ambition
We enable, inspire and empower ambitious entrepreneurs in Africa. With the support of our Mara Mentors we will:
Inspire millions of young people in Africa to
Teach entrepreneurs new skills.
Enable entrepreneurs to turn business ideas into a
Guide business owners to grow businesses and
Empower entrepreneurs by providing a platform to
showcase their business and build their network.
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