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“Follow Your Passion” SUCKS as Career Advice

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At the risk of alienating every “live your dream!” angel out there… “Follow your passion!” SUCKS as career advice.

Do you know how many people who follow this mantra are unemployed or under-employed? Do you know how many passion-or-nothing disciples spend their days playing Call of Duty, and banging on social media with the #FML hashtag?

Too many. Way too many. Rather than “follow your passion” …here’s what interacting with young careerists who find meaningful work has taught me…   

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