Passion or desire is needed so that we can do something pleasantly. However, not all passion what we have can be turned into a business. To find out the tips, IDN Times attended an event held by the American Consulate General entitled “Let’s turn your passion for food into business“.
With Ruma Manis (@rumamanis) and Ladang Lima Indonesia (@ladanglima.id) as resource persons, here are seven things you must prepare.
1. Get out of your comfort zone
The more comfortable you are with life, the more you will be in the undeveloped phase. Your life will flow monotonously and boringly. That’s how Ruma Manis owner Saski Primasari feels after seven years working at Ikea.
“I’m a person who can’t sit still, I have to keep doing something to improve. At Ikea I learned a lot of things, especially about how to work efficiently,” he said at the US Consulate General last weekend.
2. Develop your network of friends
One of the best ways to develop passion is to have a wide network of friends. There’s no way you can handle many things alone, you need support from others.
“As often participate in activities carried out by the American Consul General. From here, I can get to know the owner of Havelteh, Widyoseno Estitoyo, so that I know more about how to develop my business,” said Saski.
The fun part is attending the event at the Consulate General, you are prohibited from bringing smartphone. Therefore, you will communicate intensely and get to know each other.
3. Do the things you have prioritized
More confident with passion-mu, there will be a lot to do list to be done. It is useful for you to develop passion into the business world. According to Saski, the most important thing is how much you can develop, not how long it will take to be successful.
4. Always be ready with a backup plan
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Like a spinning wheel, life will not always run smoothly. Calamity can come at any time. Therefore, you must be prepared with a backup plan. When should we stop chasing passion?
Do it wholeheartedly, don’t limit yourself to keep growing. Keep honing your skills so you can focus more on your activities.
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5. Keep sharpening your mind to create unique things
As long as it’s still positive, don’t feel inferior if you behave anti-mainstream. Thinking uniquely can make you create things more interesting and different. It does need to be honed, but when you are successful, your business will be more successful because it doesn’t look boring.
6. Be confident and move on
Just like wearing “horse glasses” you have to keep going regardless of what other people say. Make positive criticism as extrinsic motivation and don’t get frustrated when blasphemed.
Having a wide network of friends can also affect self-confidence. When the people around you only bring bad influences, you better be firm to leave them.
7. Do the best according to your passion
Basically, everyone needs encouragement, both extrinsically and intrinsically. Compared to being forced, the presence of an intrinsic drive or motivation from within can make one’s work more effective and develop. You will enthusiastically carry out the previous 6 steps, without having to be afraid to fail first.
That’s seven tips that you can practice to change passion be a business. Stay successful and enthusiastic, yes!
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