When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change
I recall hearing this years ago and has had a lasting effect on me.
Personally, building products, building profitable online businesses isn't about the pursuit of money, but it's more so the pursuit of personal freedom. I loved that about what Kevin O'Leary said in a video response to someone.
What if we looked at pursuing professional success as being passionate about the personal freedom that is on the other side of it?
What if we looked at building an online business as a system for consistent value creation and that once you have a pretty solid system in place, that it now affords you the life you want?
This might be a better way at looking at it and helps guide decisions and such while being an operator.