“Follow Your Passion” Is Bad Advice—Cal Newport Talk

Cal Newport: “Follow Your Passion” Is Bad Advice from 99U on Vimeo My friend Jason sent me this refreshing video on why “follow your passion” is bad advice. Cal Newport breaks down the message that Steve Jobs presents in his popular 2005 Stanford Commencement Address and then shows us case studies on successful people who love what they … Read more

The Power of Simply Asking

// Subscribe to Lavendaire to get notified of new videos weekly //  Ask and you shall receive: you’ve heard it before, but it’s easier said than done.  People are generally afraid to ask for things. Why? We’re afraid to look needy or stupid, or we’re just afraid of getting rejected. Learning to ask and being shameless about it is … Read more