Making a living pursuing what you are passionate about may seem like a dream out of reach to many of us. According to Fran Harris, it is possible. Jean talks with Fran about her new book, Will the Real You Please Stand Up?, a seven-step guide aimed at helping people discover their purpose and live it with passion.
A former WNBA star and corporate businesswoman, Fran has experienced success both on and off the court. As a guard for the Houston Comets, Fran was a part of championship-winning teams. As a sales executive at a Fortune 500 company, she has also climbed the corporate ladder. Fran says she left her six-figure salary job after writing her first book. She says she came up with a financial plan that allowed her to leave her job and follow her true calling of becoming an author, inspirational speaker and business coach. "We do spend a lot of our lives at work, so if you are not going to get anything right, get that right," Fran says. "Get your passion; get what really makes your heart sing. Get that part, because that will free you up to live an even fuller life."
While leaving a secure, full-time job may not be financially possible for you, Fran says there are smaller steps you can take to pursue your passion and discover the real you:
Published on March 20, 2007