So Good They Can't Ignore You

Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

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Cal Newport's clearly-written manifesto flies in the face of conventional wisdom by suggesting that it should be a person's talent and skill -- and not necessarily their passion -- that determines their career path. Newport, who graduated from Dartmo ...Continua
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It's a good read. After the author demystified why "follow your passion" is a bad idea, he introduced "career capital" (rare and valuable skills) and why it is important to career planning, rather than the passion (or the calling). The text is concis...Continua

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Wrote Oct 16, 2015, 05:24
Conclusion - The Author's own story Rule 1: Don't follow your Passion The core insight of Rule 1 is it should came before his quest started. .... the mindset saved me from needless fretting about which paths was my true calling. I was confident eith...Continua
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