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Would you start a business that you know you could make a profit doing but just don't love?

For example, I'd bet I could open a pizza place but I'd hate making pizza all day. Or start a Pennysaver type newspaper, but that would be a bore. Sell real-estate.

Asked By: Eddie Cacciatore, Private Eye - 8/30/2010
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If you don't love doing it, don't. That is my advice. I tell my kids that when they graduate college, they should be happy with whatever field they decide to go into. Life is too short to be just working for the almighty dollar. Of course, some people may have to temporarily take a job they don't particularly care... More
Answered By: Autumn - 8/30/2010
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I would, I mean money is money, and in this economy it means a lot right now. You don't have to love a job to have it, many people I know don't like their jobs but they do it to keep the money coming in, food on the table, water and electricity on, etc.
Answered By: Travis - 8/30/2010
 
No, eventually you'd regret it.
Answered By: Judy - 8/30/2010
 
Not if you hate it. If you have a mild intrest in it, then go ahead, do it. (example, I know lots of art types who don't earn a living at it, and don't expect to, even though they love it... More
Answered By: thisisonlyatest - 8/30/2010
 
Well at first I was going to answer "NO" ~ it would not succeed as your heart would really not be in it....BUT....after thinking about it I have decided that YES I would start a business that I could profit from even if I didn't love it....think about it...if you could start a business that WOULD succeed....eventually... More
Answered By: I.C.U. - 8/30/2010
 
The money part of it sounds great. Everybody loves to profit. I personally can't see starting a business though, if you don't enjoy what you do. In my opinion it would not last long an fold if you didn't love what your doing. You got to put your heart and soul into it to make it good, work and last... More
Answered By: Sunflower - 8/30/2010
 
no if i can;t love the job i am in i don;t want to be in it for no reason and why would i start a business in something that i don;t love or enjoy . It would be just a waste of time and money
Answered By: thanks to our brave troops, - 8/31/2010
 
I know myself that IF my heart isn't honestly into something 100% I would get bored with it & would loose interest in it. Therefore it wouldn't even be worth my while. I DID start a business I just loved, poured out a fortune into it, now I'm stuck with stacks of boxes of silk flower arrangements, 5 gal. buckets of... More
Answered By: Sue C - 8/31/2010
 
No, I absolutely would not. I am just not that mercenary. I like to spend my life doing things I love with people I love. I think if you do what you really love and have a passion for, you'll be totally excellent at it and the money will come anyway :)
Answered By: ♪♫ ♥Heartbeat♥ ♫♪ - 9/1/2010
 
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