Posted by: docktohome | January 22, 2011

Exploring Different Paths

Just like many young people I have faced the constant un-surety of my adult career path.  It seems pretty normal that when choosing a career choice, one can be a little wishy-washy.  When I graduated high school I was relatively sure that I wanted to become a photographer and once in Jr. College I had every intention of pursuing this career.  As I went through the motions of school I started to lose my momentum in pursuing photography, although I still loved it deeply I was worried that it wasn’t a perfect career choice.

Perfect career choice… is there such a thing? I’m not so sure.  It was during my second semester at the local JC that I came across one of Robert Kiyosakis books, Rich Dad Poor Dad.  After reading this book and a few similar ones I felt confident that I wanted to become a real estate investor and be in business for myself.  This was a new idea and a 360 from my present mindset.  I knew this goal would require a lot of internal and external changes. My feelings of excitement and motivation to pursue this new goal was proof to me that I had found something that I really liked.

Since 2008 I have been working towards my goal of becoming a real estate investor.  While working to achieve this I had to change many things about myself and my life.  It feels good to change, and change for the better.  I am so happy with my personal growth so far and I am finally seeing my work pay off.  I continue to be excited about real estate investing and entrepreneurship but I am longing for that creative outlet that photography gave me.

So here is my latest challenge: To come up with a way to turn my love for creativity and art into a profitable business.  Ideally apply these qualities to real estate investing….

Taken with the Nikon D60s, Queen Creek, AZ

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Responses

  1. …… may be you needed the distance to get back to this preference of creativity and arts. Compliments and go on ! K.

  2. That might just be true, thanks!

  3. Hey Diana! I know I’m a bit late to the party but I wanna ask you something. But first off, I really liked your captured shot and hope to see more of your creative work(as the picture caught my attention, and lead me here.)
    But what I really wanted to know was, how is you goal to become a real estate investor going? And apart from Rich Dad Poor Dad, what other books did you find your inspiration from?


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