My Inc.com article today, “3 Obstacles Blocking Your Passion and How To Overcome Them,” begins
3 Obstacles Blocking Your Passion and How To Overcome Them
Do you wish you could commit to a passion like your role models? Here are 3 hurdles nearly everyone has to overcome.
“Jane,” a student in my entrepreneurship class, asked during office hours:
Josh, I like how you’re making this class experiential, but my project just isn’t clicking. Can you just tell me how to get a good grade?
She was working on a project to make a travel app. She traveled the summer before and found tons of problems an app could solve, as well as many potential users giving her useful advice and signs of demand.
By all standard entrepreneurial measures, Jane had a great project.
Only one problem: she didn’t care about it.
So she didn’t commit to it. She could see her classmates diving in to theirs and getting a lot more done. So she disengaged and went for an external reward.
Read the rest at 3 Obstacles Blocking Your Passion and How To Overcome Them.
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