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. Cal newport's clearly-written manifesto flies in the face of conventional wisdom by suggesting that it should be a person's talent and skill - and not necessarily their passion - that determines their career path. Inspired by former apple ceo steve jobs' famous stanford university commencement speech in which Jobs urges idealistic grads to chase their dreams, claiming that not only is thsi advice Pollyannish, Newport takes issue with that advice, but that Jobs himself never followed his own advice.
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Not only is the cliché flawed-preexisting passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work-but it can also be dangerous, leading to anxiety and chronic job hopping. Great product! Broadway Books. Spending time with organic farmers, and others who admitted to deriving great satisfaction from their work, freelance computer programmers, screenwriters, venture capitalists, Newport uncovers the strategies they used and the pitfalls they avoided in developing their compelling careers.
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In other words, what you do for a living is much less important than how you do it.