Tag: passion

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Many successful people talk about how difficult it is to follow your passion. They talk about hustling, they talk about struggling to build a career, build a product, build a company. They emphasise how much they have to sacrifice in order to keep doing what they love.  Just watch this short clip of Steve Jobs…

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Professional Growth is everything that revolves around developing yourself in what you do for a living. This includes hard skills, but can just as well cover the right mindset and attitude towards your work. Here you will find topics that are crucial to your personal growth, for example how to find fulfilment in your job, how…

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Starting a company is easy. Sure, you need a bit of capital, rent some office space, register your business, find your first customers. Clearly, there is work to be done, but if done step by step, none of it is difficult. Entrepreneurs hate the world What is difficult is being an entrepreneur. Being an entrepreneur…

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You are not your job! This is what Tyler Durden proclaims in David Fincher’s 1999 cult movie Fight Club. And since then, generations of angry, frustrated, exhausted workers felt like Tyler is finally someone who gets it. “Of course I am not my job! My job is boring, but I am not! My job is dull, but I…

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A “bread job” is a job that you only do to pay the bills. Franz Kafka originally coined the term when he described his work in an insurance company. It paid the bills for him and it was necessary to keep this job since he could not live off of his true passion, writing. It…

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Time and again I discover that people with passion and desire can make anything seem fascinating!  It is not important that you are fascinated by their craft itself. You can even ignore the end product or service that they are creating. But just watching people beating on their craft, day after day, year after year, and having the necessary…

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To just decide can be the hardest thing in the world. Whenever you try to accomplish something that is outside of your comfort zone, you will face self doubt. You will doubt your skills, you will doubt your confidence, you will doubt your dedication. You won’t be sure if you really have what it takes to…

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  We all have goals that we work towards. We all have things we want to accomplish and projects that we work on throughout our lives. In the hope that this will give us a feeling of completion and satisfaction, we struggle on, never really reaching the contentment we so desperately seek. The truth of the…

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In this short video I talk about how crucial it is to know what you want to do with your life as soon as possible. It will take years, probably decades to really master any skill, so the sooner you start, the sooner you will reach mastery. If you dabble around though and either find…

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When we grow up and later when we go to college, most of us have very diverse ways of spending our free time. Meeting with friends, reading, travelling, partying, doing all kinds of sports, playing video games…. There is not really one core passion that we engage in, but rather a lot of different things…