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Does Your Work Fulfill You?

When you find work that you love and follow your passion, you will have simplified many of the complexities of your life.

Doing work that you love promotes greater self-awareness and enhances your self-confidence. Expanding beyond your comfort zones is empowering. 

You can find work that fulfills you by starting a new career or launching your own business. Maybe you have a dream to be a work from home mom.

Start A New Career

Starting a new career is a daunting prospect, but rather than spending years working your way up through hard work, you can make a quantum leap by going back to school and getting a degree in a new profession. As a certified professional from an accredited school, it is far easier to get a well-paying job. Your resume will instantly appeal to a company that needs your professional knowledge. 

Case Study: How to Become a Doctor

Although there is a huge demand for doctors all over the country, it’s one of the most difficult careers to start. Why It’s Hard to Get into Medical School, an article in U.S. News explains why the acceptance rate is less than four percent. You can sum up the secret to getting into medical school up in a phrase: “study hard.” Specifically, you must study to pass the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), a standardized test for prospective medical students in the United States and Canada.

How do you get good at studying and doing well in this examination? Your success depends on how well you prepare.

Here are five ways to set up a highly effective study schedule:

  1. Enroll in an MCAT class. This is the best way to structure your learning. It will help you focus on doing the right things.
  2. Plan your work and work on your plan. There’s no point in creating an elaborate study plan if you don’t follow through on it. 
  3. Give yourself plenty of time to study. You need a minimum of 3 months. More, of course, would be better.  
  4. Research breakthroughs in learning science discovered by learning psychologists and neuroscientists. Don’t waste your time using ineffective, archaic learning methods like rote memorization and passive learning.
  5. Do as many practice examinations as you can, notice your weak points, then learn how to overcome them. For instance, you may be accurate but slow, so learn how to get your ideas on paper faster, or you may need to improve your writing skills to express yourself more clearly.

Launch Your Own Business

The best way to find work that you love is to invent it. Since you already know what you like and what you’re good at doing, figure out how to build a business around it.

Owning your own business will provide you with creative freedom, allow you to design your lifestyle, and provide you with plenty of learning opportunities and financial rewards.

Once you’ve set up your business, the fastest way to attract customers or clients is to develop your unique business brand. Branding your business will give people a reason to prefer your products or services. Think about what unique things you can offer your customers or clients. What unique offer can you make that adds more value to their lives?

Case Study: How to Become a Web Designer

When you become a web designer, you can either work from home as a freelance web designer or rent an office in a commercial building and start your agency. By designing a website for your clients, you’ll improve their search engine optimization and help attract customers.

When you find work that ignites your passion, you’re motivated to strive for professional growth and achieve career success. Eventually, you’ll realize a level of financial freedom that you did not know was possible.