Do not follow your passion.
Wojtek Skalski

Every so often someone likes to challenge “Follow your passion” by suggesting that people shouldn’t. And that’s fine.

But it’s important to realize that there is rarely a single approach to life that works best for all people.

“Do not follow your passion” suggests that countless wise and successful people who have advised it are wrong. And that isn’t necessarily the case.

Because for at least some, follow your passion IS the answer, not DON’T follow your passion.

Folks would likely be far wiser offering open-minded suggestions with regard to pursuing one’s passions than absolutes.

Neither is necessarily bad advice. It simply depends on one’s source of motivation and values are in life. Success can be measured in many ways — and it doesn’t always mean being wealthy.