Podcast: Rich and Regular

E48: It's OK not to be passionate about your job

Episode Description:

A common piece of career advice is to “follow your passion” so it never feels like work. Well, in this week’s episode, we discuss how following your passion can impact your financial life based on a new book called The Trouble with Passion: How Searching for Fulfillment at Work Fosters Inequality. People who work in fields like healthcare, social work, nonprofits and education are known for their devotion, but conflating passion with long hours and overtime can lead to burnout and resentment. Tune in to learn more about the shortcomings of “follow your passion” and what to do instead.

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