7 People Who Earned Big Bucks by Following Their Passion and How
We happen to live in a noisy world. We are constantly being told what to do with our lives and in this chaos, we often miss out on the right voices.
Here is a list of wildly successful people who followed their passion and what helped them climb the ladder of success.
Ever thought what would Ronaldo would be had he not pursued football? I am sure as hell that we would not know his name had he ended up settling for a secure and conventional job.
This living legend is testimony to the fact that “do what you love” is not bullshit advice. His unassailable dedication and strive for excellence is something we mortals can learn from this god of football.
It is common knowledge that Beyoncé basically runs the music world.
Beyoncé’s net worth in 2018 is $355 million, making her the 53rd richest self-made woman in America and she’s only 36 years old!
The quote “You have the same amount of hours in the day as Beyoncé” didn’t go viral because it catchy. It went viral because it’s true.
Between her music, endorsements, business prowess, and acting career, Queen Bey has time and again proven that you can conquer the world if you love your work.
- The founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX.
- Ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People.
- The 53rd richest person in the world.
If that isn’t impressive enough, I do not know what is.
While others are still aiming for the stars, he is designing spaceships for Mars. His mantra for success?
In a recent interview he said “I think that the single best piece of advice is to constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself,” If Musk isn’t resting on his laurels neither should you.
When it comes down to it, leaders, supervisors and managers can all take a page from Rowling’s book on what it takes to be successful and fulfilled, both personally and professionally.
You’ve got to be impressed by a woman who carved her path to the billionaire’s club, from being a penniless single mother. Her idea was rejected 12 times before it was (luckily for us) finally published.
Had she paid heed to what those who rejected her or what the society said, we would be deprived of the magic she created.
While talking about career advice, why not ask the founder and CEO of the multi-million fashion empire aka #GIRLBOSS?
Sophia knew at a very young age that she had amazing shopping potential. Before anyone else could convince her otherwise she built her own online store worth $300 million when she was only in her 20s.
However, you don’t just evolve from being a shopping assistant to the CEO tag of a multi-million dollar business without passion for excellence.
If there is one thing you should assimilate from this genius, it is to embrace your quirkiness and have a zero- f*cks-to-give-about-what-others-think-about-you attitude.
Admit it! As a kid we all have dreamt of being Cinderella or at least meeting Mickey Mouse.
Well, we all owe a ‘thank you’ letter to Walt Disney for not stopping doodling even when the world was in mood to be accept it.
Let’s face it you HAVE TO have a healthy mix of talent and craziness to be REALLY successful.
She loves her job which is precisely the reason everyone loves her.
If at the age of 22 she hadn’t decided to become a full time Youtuber, she probably wouldn’t be earning a million dollars per year today.
Her motto is simple- if you do something you love, you’ll work harder at it because you care deeply about it. You’ll be happy.
This sure does seem to work or Superwoman wouldn’t be travelling the world spreading positivity and being her ‘BAWSE’ self.
Passion is underrated. It holds the power to deliver to you what your individual self deserves. Find it and follow it and don’t stop until you reach the stars.