Specificity is crucial

Specificity is a crucial ingredient. The more focused and particular a gathering is, the more narrowly it frames itself and the more passion it arouses.

Passion and Purpose

Some people pursue passion in navigating their careers, but they also manage to connect this passion with a clear sense of purpose on the job—they contribute, serve others, make a difference. They have matched passion with purpose.

Let kids decide their activities

Kids whose parents let them make their own choices about what they like are more likely to develop interests later identified as passion. From Grit by Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth on Your Purpose

What I mean by passion is not just that you have something you care about. What I mean is that you care about that same ultimate goal in an abiding, loyal, steady way. You are not capricious. Each day, you wake up thinking of the questions you fell asleep thinking about. You are, in a […]