Chasing Your Dreams Requires 5 Key Ingredients

Chasing Your Dreams Requires 5 Key Ingredients

I'm going to tell you a story about my friend Cassie. She's an amazing baker and in college she pursued a graphic design degree and then eventually started on her master's in typography. Baking had been a hobby of hers for many years and she finally decided to turn her passion into a business. She dropped out of grad school and started putting all of her efforts and resources into her fledgling business, Boujie Baking Company.

Cassie's business, Boujie Baking Company, creates treats that are created using fine ingredients and beers from regional craft breweries. What started out as just a casual hobby, has evolved into a new career venture that has an interesting hook. Cassie eventually left her day job and focused on growing her business full-time which was aided greatly by a Kickstarter campaign. Let's fast forward 18 months. Today, she's still a one woman show, doing the accounting, marketing, baking, packaging, shipping, networking, etc. for her business, but the amazing thing is her business has reached an interesting crossroads in terms of its growth.

Read on to learn more about the crossroads Cassie has reached and four things are needed to chase your dreams.

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How Richard Branson Lives His Life

How Richard Branson Lives His Life

Richard Branson

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Virgin Atlantic's Richard Branson lives an amazing life and is very public in doing so. I was recently dining at a Jimmy John's sandwich shop and they had a variety of sayings on the walls. One that caught my eye was the list of how Richard Branson lives his life. Pretty inspiring stuff. Read on to see how Richard Branson lives his life and how you can take his philosophies and apply them to your own personal and professional life.

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