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What are your interests? What fascinates you? What commands your time?

Read how some famous and not-so-famous people turned their passion into a paycheck.

MUSIC

jayz
Jay Z

FASHION

verawang
Vera Wang

SOCIAL CONCERNS

blaketoms
Blake Mycoskie

BOOKS

jkrowling
J.K. Rowling

Q: WHAT DO   
 THESE PEOPLE  HAVE IN COMMON?

ENGINEERING

JAMESDYSON
James Dyson

EDUCATION

SalmanKahn
Salman Kahn

HAMBURGERS!

fiveguysburgersandfries
Five Guys

ICE CREAM!
BenandJerry
Ben and Jerry

They turned their passions into paychecks!

 

How?

Each took an interest, converted it into a business opportunity which ultimately lead to a business (empire). Their initial passion changed/evolved into other opportunities and the success they experience today.

None of them came from a business background - it started with an idea generated from a certain interest or hobby. Success is not limited by age, gender, background, income or college major. They pursued an opportunity without knowing where it would take them - they became Entrepreneurs! Select one of the images to learn more.