Your expectation is—and should be—that you’ll get paid for what you know. In practice, this can be difficult. Here’s how you can monetize your knowledge.
Unchecked passion without proper perspective will get you in trouble. I can’t think of a better way to illustrate the point than by providing cautionary tales from my own experience.
Passion can fuel you, but can also blind you to when something’s not working. You want to be aware of that, but don’t let the fear of passion run amok scare you off projects entirely. Be cautious, but take full advantage of the “good side” of your enthusiasm.
Passion for your business is great–essential even. But today I’m going to share something surprising I learned recently.
You chose your niche because of your interest in making, selling and talking about your product. When you do what you love, it can make all the difference.
You became an expert because you wanted to build a business on what you know. As an entrepreneur, you want to use that knowledge to increase your income.
I’ve covered the benefits of capitalizing on the relationships with higher-level colleagues that come from being an expert. Equally valuable is collaborating with those same thought leaders on meaningful, innovative projects. Why is collaboration so important?
Whatever holiday you celebrate at end of year, there’s a general feeling of good will and generosity of spirit in the air. Now is the time to tap into the holiday spirit!
Informal professional partnerships can be invaluable if you’re open to opportunity, use them to your advantage and reciprocate.