04/03/2014 08:21 am ET Updated Apr 03, 2014

Four Alternatives To Turning Your Passion Into A Job


John Lennon’s aunt Mimi famously told him, “The guitar’s all right, John, but you’ll never make a living out of it.” A rich Lennon later smugly presented her with a plaque inscribed with those words.

Thing is, Mimi was right regarding 99.997% of cases such as that of her nephew John. And let’s face it, even the astonishingly gifted Lennon benefited from favorable accidents of history. Nothing is inevitable, for even the best in their fields.

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