Have you ever met a person who is passionate about their business? I mean, this person is fired up about what they do and often their enthusiasm becomes contagious. Remember the adage "transfer of enthusiasm"? Last month's EBA showed us how important it is to have passion for what you do - to have a mission.

This started with Mel Schlesinger's article, Releasing your inner entrepreneur. As he says, "real success in business is generally born of a sense of mission." Have you found the thing that gets you excited? Schlesinger uses a good word for it - a calling. Maybe it is to help other business owners eliminate administrative hassles. Maybe it is to make sure that clients never have to worry about becoming disabled. Maybe it's to ensure that what happened to you never happens to someone else.

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