Two decades ago, if anyone asked you what you did for a living and your answer wasn’t one of the following – Doctor, Engineer, Teacher, Chartered Accountant, Lawyer, etc – not a single soul would be impressed. However, a lot has changed in the new millennium. Be it the IT boom in the early 2000s or the social media dominance in present times, career options today are endless and creativity pays off. Many new creative professions have emerged that are more focused on the joy of creating and exploring than just making a living. Let’s take a look at 4 such unusually creative career choices:
You have heard about bankers, you may have heard of investment/wealth managers, surely you have heard of traders from the stock market, but have you heard about bitcoin accountants? The leading virtual currency in the world (bitcoin) is a form of investment, a means to buy goods and services online and a taxable commodity. High in demand on the global platform because of its impressive recovery time, there is a sudden dearth of professionals to manage the bitcoin accounts of millions of investors who are increasing by the day. So, if you’re one of the commerce peep thinking of an innovative career path, this could be it.
‘The body and mind are connected’, we have read it on cat posters a thousand times and probably heard someone say it a million times, but rarely have we applied it. Dance therapy is like a marriage between therapeutics and dance and it can be quite a lucrative career option. With the increasing work place stress and fast-paced lives people lead, most of them are looking for different ways to de-stress and dance therapy is probably at the top of the list. So, if you’re passionate about dancing and therapy, this is your career.
A digital architect is a modern business driven by customer experience to utilize technology to transform business, increase revenue and profitability and improve the competitive position of a business. So, if linear and/or analytical thinking just happens to be your forte then shoot for the moon and give the idea of being a digital architect a go.
We are sure that you must have had many LMAO moments while browsing through the insurgence of stand-up comedy videos on YouTube. What you probably didn’t know is that these wise-cracking, one-liner delivering, witty comedians also make handsome amounts of money through the social media websites. So, if puns, jokes and tomfoolery comes naturally to you and you have the gift of seeing life from a funny person’s POV, then stand-up comedy could very well be your ‘calling’. And needless to say that YouTube, in today’s day and age, is the perfect platform for you to start.