“Follow your dreams,” “Never give up,” and “Follow your passion” are some of the overoptimistic words of encouragement heard by many.
According to Mike Rowe, star of “Dirty Jobs” this sort of naive way of thinking is actually holding us back from our true potential.
His philosophy is actually contrary to popular belief. Rowe believes you should “never follow your passion, but always bring it with you.”
Is it a dose of realism and simple hard truth or pessimism?
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