“Follow your passion” may be in the top ten entries for career advice. It may also be the most dangerous.
This short article from Forbes, “Why Following Your Passion is Dead”, takes this advice to task as nearly certain to ruin or at least damage lives and careers.
The author’s challenge to Steve Jobs’ widely viewed Stanford Commencement speech advocating “passion following” is particularly well worth reading.
Read this before you change your day job to follow your “passion”….and share with the young people in your life before they take their first one.