The following post is a verbatim quote from Mark Cuban that I share for education and purposes of enlightenment. I hope it helps others avoid similar mistakes I made in the past.
I hear it all the time from people. "I'm passionate about it." "I'm not going to quit, it's my passion." Or I hear it as advice to students and others, "Follow your passion."
What a bunch of BS. "Follow Your Passion," is easily the worst advice you could ever give or get.
Let me make this as clear as possible:
- When you work hard at something you become good at it.
- When you become good at doing something, you will enjoy it more.
- When you enjoy doing something, there is a very good chance you will become passionate or more passionate about it.
- When you are good at something, passionate and work even harder to excel and be the best at it, good things happen.
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