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2018-10-15 22:35:50Advice for EntrepreneursEnglishDo you spend all your working hours waiting to come home so you can work on your real passion? Whether you’re already trying to turn your...https://quickbooks.intuit.com/au/resources/au_qrc/uploads/2018/10/iStock-815730692.jpghttps://quickbooks.intuit.com/au/resources/advice-for-entrepreneurs/9-reasons-you-should-turn-your-creative-hobby-into-your-career/9 Reasons You Should Turn Your Creative Hobby Into Your Career | QuickBooks Australia

9 reasons you should turn your creative hobby into your career

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Are you the creative type? Do you spend all your working hours waiting to come home so you can work on your real passion? Whether you’re already trying to turn your hobby into a side hustle or you’ve never even thought of the possibilities, here are nine good reasons why you should turn your creative hobby into your career.

1 Your passion will get you out of bed each morning

While the excitement of a regular 9-5 quickly wears thin, a business you are actually passionate about will have you jumping out of bed each morning.

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2 You can finally put your talents to good use

Instead of always feeling like you need a creative outlet outside of work, you can now use your talents every single day.

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3 You can farewell your daily commute

Say goodbye to the office commute and hello to working from home.

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4 You can be your own boss

Turning your hobby into a career is the perfect opportunity for you to be your own boss and start calling the shots.

The freedom of working from home

5 You can enjoy real flexibility

Running your own business means you can finally do the hours you want to do.

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6 You’ll have full creative direction

Instead of taking directions from others, you’ll have full stylistic control.

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7 You’ll get more satisfaction out of hard day’s work

Instead of being exhausted at the end of a day, you must just find yourself feeling invigorated.

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8 You can enjoy more of the profits

While a salary is often capped, if you run your own business, you can enjoy a greater share of the profits when business is thriving.

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9 You’ll never have to wonder ‘what if’

You’ll finally have an answer to the question, ‘What would it be like to  start your own business?’

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