Making Your Purpose Your Business, Step#1

Written by Heather J. Tait

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Donít feel guilty for taking this special time for yourself. Understand that your commitment to yourself will reflect off onto others. By bettering yourself, you become better in allrepparttar roles and commitments you hold. It is when we stop to listen to our true selves andrepparttar 116941 nature of our lives that we are able to create abundance in our environment and those around us. What you are doing is investing in a personal foundation.

If you only have a half hour or an hour a day, make a list of what you want to accomplish with that time. So oncerepparttar 116942 clock starts ticking you are ready to be productive and work on your goals. Time management is good practice right fromrepparttar 116943 beginning. So when you do figure out what your purpose is, you will be ready to use every minute you get efficiently.

Once you figure out where you want to go or what direction you want to take in your life, then takerepparttar 116944 time to researchÖ researchÖresearch. Research is a crucial element of developing your career strategy. Go torepparttar 116945 library or do a search online forrepparttar 116946 topic you are interested in pursuing. Find out what tools you will need to start your purpose. Will you need additional education or training? Will you need a business loan? Or will you be using your own personal resources forrepparttar 116947 start up? Donít let money issues stop your progress. Remember knowledge isrepparttar 116948 currency here. There are ways to accomplish your purpose on little to no funds.

Remember real life purposes take real life work. Sure some people get lucky, but often others have to really dedicate themselves to their success. Have an open mind during this self evaluation period andrepparttar 116949 rest will follow. Most importantly, be patient with yourselfrepparttar 116950 same way you would be patient with another person. Secondly, perseverance is essential inrepparttar 116951 formula for success. You have to be willing to make a serious commitment from day one to yourself. Your ideas may change form alongrepparttar 116952 way, but at least you are continuing to reach towards self fulfillment.

As a summary for this stepís exercise, write it down, take a pen and paper and make a personal inventory of your ambitions orrepparttar 116953 things that you are good at and enjoy. What do you feel passion about? What would you want to do even if you didnít get paid for it? Second of all, be honest with yourself. Donít feel ashamed or guilty to recognize your talentsÖ after all thatís what they are there for, to be recognized. Itís up to you to release them and share them with others. Make your purpose, your business.

Artist and Inspirational Author Heather J. Tait work and articles are displayed internationally. She is the founder of Silence Speaks International Artist Association and the Editor of Intrigue Magazine. Published books include, Making Your Purpose Your Business and Recognizing Unhealthy Relationships. Email: Silence Speaks

How To Make A Sure Profit From The Internet In Your First Month Ė For Those Just Starting Out & Working On A Shoestring Budget

Written by Tukshad Engineer

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Researchrepparttar topic you have chosen - Visit a few search engines such as Google and Yahoo and type in some keywords and see what type of websites spring up. Are there many sites selling products on your chosen topic? Some competition is actually a good thing - it indicates that a market exists - you just want to ensure that you don't have too much competition (internet marketing is a good example of a field that has far too much competition to make it worthwhile for a newbie). Make a list of allrepparttar 116940 ezines, discussion lists, forums and websites that exist about your topic - take a look atrepparttar 116941 top 20 and try and get a feel for how they are making money. Are they selling a product? Are they earning cash via affiliate commissions? When researching use google as well asrepparttar 116942 following free tools and sites: This free and invaluable site will show you how many searches were done in Overtures search engine on a particular keyword, for a particular month. This will help you discover how much interest there is for your niche. Find discussion groups for your topic and see whatrepparttar 116943 experts in that field are talking about. Other good discussion lists include and What you're trying to do here is come up with a niche idea and then understand that idea inside out. What products are being sold inrepparttar 116944 niche? Which products are hot? Which are considered inferior? Spend a whole day on researching your niche idea and more if you have to. Spend an hour each day on top forums - You really can learn a great deal onrepparttar 116945 best internet forums and it will help give you ideas and learn from successful people. My two favourites are (both are free). Start readingrepparttar 116946 conversations that are going on and determine which ofrepparttar 116947 posters seem to berepparttar 116948 Gurus. Don't feel you have to post anything just yet - right now you're more interested in learning all that you can. Byrepparttar 116949 end of day 2 you should have a product idea that you feel will generate good interest.

Accepting Payment Online Day 3 If you want an online business it's vital that you haverepparttar 116950 ability to handle credit card payments. If this sounds like a nightmare don't worry, there are many online payment processors who will handlerepparttar 116951 payment from your customers on your behalf - all you have to do is give them a small commission from your sales proceeds. If you've ever used eBay to buy or sell then you're probably already familiar with - sign up for a free sellers account. Once this is done all that's left is to createrepparttar 116952 actual product. Another good payment processor is but they charge a $49 activation fee. If you find that your product generates good interest it may be worth signing up with them as you get an in-built affiliate program. But for now Paypal is just fine. You're doing quite well so far - so far you've come up with an idea and have set-up your Paypal account. Read your goals again - this will really help create a positive mood as you're already a step closer toward reaching them.

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