Do you need passion to start a business?

At this point I am not 100% certain what the exact answer is for this question. I think there are some people who have passion out of the gate and no monetary strategy, and I think there are some people who have a monetary motivation and no passion for their topic. I would even go as far to say as some of the extremes in both of the examples mentioned have no expertise when they start blogging, but that doesn't seem to stop them.

On the other hand there are people who have plenty of experience that can simply benefit other people.....

 Even though these people have experience they fail to get started.  Myself included, and I think it's because they feel like an imposter, or they feel the need to have it all figured out. So I'm taking the position that it's you should find the strongest combination of things the rely on your abilities, peoples needs, what they are willing to pay for, and what you are most passionate about. I think passion is a requirement to reach certain levels, but passion alone is really just that;  it's inspiring, it's intriguing when it comes to running a business; when it comes to blogging in a manner that could lead to something where it could provide an exchange of value both to the writer and to the reader however, passion alone is not enough.

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Testing Belive on Facebook Video Product

Belive at the time of this video was a free product for Facebook.  It gives you the ability to do live video and create lower thirds, conference style calling while online if you want to conduct interviews, and the ability to create notes to keep in front of you to keep you on point.  You can share them with your audience, as well as share their post on screen.  They are early on in development and will keep updating;.  You should go try it out over at Belive.tv 

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