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How to Turn Your Passion Into a Career | September 27

$55 USD each
Monday, 27 September, 2021
1 3 pm EDT
Online

About This Workshop

Being passionate about our work can lead to increased fulfilment in both our careers and our lives. Many people pursue passion projects outside their working hours, but in recent years more and more have harnessed the power of passion to create careers out of things they love to do.

Whether you're an avid photographer or love to travel, this class will help you learn how to turn your passion or hobby into a career. From identifying your vocation to determining how to make a living from it, you'll leave with an understanding of how to take something you love and make a living out of it.

Takeaways

In this class you will learn:

  • How to identify your passions

  • How to think strategically about career paths that can stem from your passions

  • Practical steps to create a business model from a passion project

  • How to prepare for a career change from traditional employment to starting a business

  • Tips for funding or fund raising for a new business or career

Preparation

  • This class is taken completely online via Zoom.

  • Class set up information will be emailed on the day of the class.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.

  • All communication will be sent to the email used to purchase a ticket. If you have signed up on behalf of a friend or colleague, please forward along this information. NOTE: this session will not be recorded, however, slides will be sent within 7 days following the class. Participants are also encouraged to download and save any shared materials during class for later reference.

About the Instructor

Julie Falconer Photo

Digital Influencer and Social Media Strategist

Julie Falconer is a London-based digital strategy consultant. She writes an award-winning travel blog, A Lady in London, for which she has developed a strong social media presence. Julie regularly teaches and lectures on social media and digital marketing, and helps businesses develop their online strategies. Originally from San Francisco, Julie came to London in 2007 after leaving a career in finance, during which she worked for Goldman Sachs and a hedge fund.

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