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Why “Follow Your Passion” Is Bad Career Advice

Follow your passion is dangerous career advice. It works in very few cases. Instead, turn your focus towards developing valuable skills and career capital.

Rational Hustle: Follow Your Passion

When I was 16, I had a real dilemma regarding the choice of my career. Should I continue running the business that I started




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Rational Hustle

Rational Hustle

This blog is about personal finance, side hustles, investing and the daily struggles that we all face to keep our business going

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