First, consider what a labor of love and what to look for him.
One of the major parameters of satisfaction with life – is finding a business that brings you: 1 – fun, 2 – a decent income. If there is pleasure, but no money – this is a hobby, if you have money, but there is no fun – it’s work (it does not matter – a hired or self).Favorite thing combines these two sides, and because many people want to find him, but not all succeed. This is because the search is performed a number of errors.
I was kind of hit parade of such errors.
10 critical errors when searching for your favorite things:
1. You are trying to do business that do not light you personally. It can be as popular, bringing a good income to other people, you can accumulate a lot of knowledge in this area, but … you personally, it does not affect, you will not burn your eyes at this and probably have to force yourself to do something.
2. You do not have skills for this business. Everyone has a certain inclination, some things he gets better, some worse. You are well embroider a cross, but do not like compiling financial reports. You love to drive a motorcycle, but with difficulty carry forth routine, repetitive actions on the conveyor. Do not try to become a generalist, which is good in everything. Will be a very mediocre performer.
3. That is not claimed. What you want to do, no one else interested. Or are interested in a very narrow circle of people. In this case, your occupation is doomed to be a hobby.
4. High competition, so many people engaged in this business. Contact point 3 the situation: too many people are already walking this well-trodden path. It is not necessary to engage in cloning ideas. A copy is always worse than the original.
5. You do not find your uniqueness. Poor know their characteristics, aptitude, ability.Do not know what might stand out among the other people involved in this affair.
6. You are not ready to act. You can wallow in his gray work and dream of something better, but you’re not ready to make a decisive action to find their cause.
7. You are not willing to listen to yourself, your desires. All work with him you just feel blessed and entertainment, to every kind of suspicious of the “delicate matters” like the Soul, Dreams, Vocations.
8. You do not really want to change anything in my life. Even if you have something strongly dislike in your current job – is familiar. You are just playing a game with myself “try to change something.” You are not ready to leave the comfort zone for real.
9. General negative attitude towards life, faith in the ability to change it. Whiners and pessimists are doomed. “If you think that you get – you’ll get. If you feel that you do not get – you do not get “(Henry Ford).
10. Low self-esteem, lack of confidence in their abilities. Perhaps because of the education you just do not see your strengths and do not believe that you deserve the best that you can get – do what you like and earn decent money. As in the history of the elephant: a small elephant tied a thick rope to the cabinet so as not to run away.When the elephant grows up, he tied a thin rope to a small column. The elephant does not even try to escape – he learned the lesson that it’s impossible.
As you can see part of the errors associated with external factors (3,4), but most applies to your inner mood. Managing them, you can find a favorite thing, and the rest – it’s technology: find information, organize, decorate, etc.