Bookview: An Intelligent Career

Our average “career books” are usually emotionally inspiring, pragmatically instructive, but, unfortunately, profoundly lacking in helping us reflect and elaborate deeply in a holistic, self-defining way. Many of them give us what we want, but not what we need. No book can tell us what “I” need, because the true career- or life-defining ideas and…

Book Review: So Good They Can’t Ignore You

So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport Amazon | Author Site The official summary is worth quoting in full: “Follow Your Passion” is Bad Advice. Here is What You Should Do Instead… In this eye-opening account, Cal Newport debunks the long-held belief that “follow your passion” is good advice. Not only is the cliche flawed-preexisting passions are rare and have…

About Choice

Making choice could be really hard. What we talk about when we talk about choice? It’s not about what choices we make, but about how we make them. I recently watched a movie, About Time, which, to me, feels like a warm, sweet love letter of musing to the concept of life, that is, in…