Topic: hobbies

‘Find What You Love And Let It Kill You’

'Find What You Love And Let It Kill You'

These days, James Rhodes is a successful concert pianist. But for a decade, he didn’t play the piano at all, while he pursued another career that made him something like Don Draper, “albeit a few inches shorter and a few women fewer.” Then he gave it all up to pursue his childhood dream. He sacrificed everything — including his marriage and his income — to do it, but in the end, it worked. More »

How To Keep The Fun When Turning Your Hobby Into A Business

How To Keep The Fun When Turning Your Hobby Into A Business

It’s the ideal working situation, taking a hobby that you enjoy and making money off of it. Friends and family members talk about how lucky you are, doing what you love everyday. You feel passionate about your work. You don’t mind working extra hours on the weekend, because you just love, love, love your job. Right?

It feels horrible to admit, but sometimes turning your hobby into a job can take all the fun out of it. Blasphemous, I know. More »