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So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

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[NeedAdvice] I’m 17 and can’t stand working, I’ve had 3 jobs this summer due to lack of ability to stay in the same place what can I do
In this eye-opening account, Cal Newport debunks the long-held belief that “follow your passion” is good advice.  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. After making his case against passion, Newport sets out on a quest to discover the reality of how people end up loving what they do. Spending time with organic farmers, venture …

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[NeedAdvice] I’m 17 and can’t stand working, I’ve had 3 jobs this summer due to lack of ability to stay in the same place what can I do(r/getdisciplined)

If you don’t need the money, then it’s easy to see why you’re having trouble keeping a job. At your age, every job you have is going to suck because you’re only going to be able to get low-skill jobs, and it’s going to be like that until you finish college or spend a couple years building skills. That’s just reality for 99% of people. I’ll offer 3 pieces of advice that I hope you consider:

1) Read the book So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Dr. Cal Newport. That book is a life-changer, and it will explain to you why “following your passion” is bad advice, and I think it’s important for you to learn that because that’s a majority of the advice you’re going to get when it comes to loving your work. It’s already happening in these comments.

2) Find a way to make work necessary. I hated working at Taco Bell and Best Buy when I was 17, but I also had to pay my car insurance, car payment, cell phone, etc. If I knew I could quit my job, still have all those things, and only have to deal with my mom calling me…

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GetMotivated,financialindependence,ThreadGames,getdisciplined,NoStupidQuestions,AskMen,Entrepreneur

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$12.58

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Kindle Edition

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Cal Newport

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Grand Central Publishing

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So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

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