Cultivating Your Passion
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http://storespend.space hva betyr outback Is following your passion really the road to success? Recently, I read a book by Cal Newport called So Good They Can’t Ignore You, which turned the idea of finding your passion upside down. Newport challenges the idea that you have a preset passion and road in life that you just need to “discover” and then your life will find its meaning. He posits that, “Passion comes after you put in the hard work to become excellent at something valuable, not before. In other words, what you do for a living is much less important than how you do it.” This is important, and it is actually not that extreme: work hard at something and your passion will come due to your skills, expertise, and dedication.
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http://inventslip.live/2018 meredith grey season 2 Everyone has curiosities, and many times those curiosities will be what eventually develop into your passions. However, very few people are immediately passionate about something that they’ve invested very little time or resources into. In addition, sometimes you find your passions through completely unexpected avenues, or you realize retrospectively that something you’ve been working hard at for years has become very near and dear to your heart.
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