I recently learned about an interesting website and blog called “Why Didn’t I Think of That?”, which focuses on stories of business and entrepreneurial success. The story of how Megan started Sew What? was recently featured on the website as well as in a blog post (the third installment in a series on Business Axioms) titled “Pursue Your Passion.”
I especially enjoyed the blog post. The author, Benjamin Christopher, makes a good case for turning your passion into a business, without sugar coating the challenges of doing so. It seems that there are so many people who are passionate about something but never think outside the box on how that passion could translate into a business. And there are probably just as many who think that starting a business will be easy as long as it is based on something you are passionate about. Christopher is both realistic and encouraging in the post, and he offers concrete examples of entrepreneurs who have been successful in turning their passion into a business.
I’m looking forward to reading the first two installments of this blog series – the first titled “Rethinking Your Industry” and the second titled “Apply New Technology to an Existing Product.”