We're here to encourage professional geekery, of taking your fantoms and making them your profession. But I'd like to take a moment to encourage the reverse.
Yes, I'd like to encourage you to think about how you can do your regular job in your hobbies (assuming there's enough of a difference).
Now we'd love to drag our hobbies into our jobs, so encouraging the reverse may seem different. Aren't we trying to encourage you to take your hobbies and make them into jobs?
So here's what I'm thinking . . .