Obviously, passion is a must when you are an entrepreneur. The long days, hard work and stress can make even the most diligent person think about giving up. It's the passion that allows us to keep going in the face of sometimes overwhelming odds.

However, you must have the right kind of passion, according to researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of Richmond and University of Amsterdam.

They conducted a study in 2016 with 326 members of Business Networking International from a region in the southwest of the United States. The researchers wanted to ascertain whether job passion, job fit and destiny belief made entrepreneurs more or less likely to experience burnout than employees.

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Related Campus Units

Robins School of Business

Associate Professor of Management
Organizational Behavior
Social Networks
Employment and Interpersonal Relationships
Work Passion