Don’t Find Your Passion, Create It

“Choose a Job You Love, and You Will Never Have To Work a Day in Your Life” — Confucius (maybe)

This is a statement we’ve all heard. Something that drives many people to quit their jobs, take a leap of faith to find their dream job, or the job that they feel so passionate about. Do you agree with this? I DON’T.

“Make it a goal to ending up being passionate about your work.” — Cal Newport

What I’m proposing is, work hard to be the best you can be at what you’re currently doing. Find purpose, and make it your passion to be great. Once you get there, you’ll be happy, you’ll find fulfillment, and that state will create an environment where you’re energized and inspired. Being great at your current job may also mean, you’ll be rewarded monetarily for your efforts. This will place you in a position where you will have the resources and the bandwidth to pursue other things. In my case, I can probably afford musical equipment. Or I don’t have to work extra hours to make ends meet, thus giving me time to write my book.

20-Year Financial Services Veteran. Leader and Contributor in IT, Marketing/Advertising, PR, Lending, and Customer Service. Coach. Author. Speaker.

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