Posted by: richlyn | October 4, 2013

Choosing Between Making Money and Doing What You Love

tom.basson

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I read an article recently in the Harvard Business Review that posed the question:

If you’re really passionate about what you do, but it’s not going to make you a lot of money, should you still do it?”

What a great question! Of course, telling someone to do what they love, and the money will follow is certainly inspiring, but is it true? Couldn’t you do what you truly care about and very well go broke?

Absolutely. I have a friend who left his high-powered corporate career to pursue his passion, and three years later he is broke and looking for work again. But that doesn’t mean he regrets his decisions or that you shouldn’t go after your dream…

Research shows that when we do something we love, or at least work towards doing something we love, we become more creative, more resourceful, and more persistent – which of…

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