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Lifestyle / Success Strategies

Don't Follow Your Passion -- Do What's Necessary to Achieve Success

Creating a successful business is hard work, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
- Contributor
Founder of Ambitious.com
2 min read
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You've heard it a thousand times. Follow your passion. Usually, we take this to mean that if you love to write, then you should become a writer. If you love marketing, then you should become a marketer. And so on. 

But, the truth is much more complicated than that. A successful writer in 2017 isn't someone who spends their entire day writing without ever making connections or building an audience. Instead, writers now need to do things like be active on social media, go to conferences and make appearances -- even (or especially) if they don't want to.

In this episode, Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett explains why you need to be willing to do things you don't like in order to follow your dream and be successful at the same time. 

Click play to learn how this applies to you.

Related: How Much Should Your Online Product Cost??

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