Not long ago, I read a book entitled:

So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

The author, Cal Newport, argues that “follow your passion” is bad advice.

So often, we hear this advice “follow your passion”, that we don’t question its validity.

What I love about Cal Newport’s book is that it’s truly thought provoking, and questions that assumption that so many people have that “follow your passion” is the most effective way to find the work we love. (more…)