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So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

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Cal Newport's clearly-written manifesto flies in the face of conventional wisdom by suggesting that it should be a person's talent and skill -- and not necessarily their passion -- that determines their career path. Newport, who graduated from Dartmouth College (Phi Beta Kappa) and earned a PhD. from MIT, contends that trying to find what drives us, instead of focusing on areas in which we naturally excel, is ultimately harmful and frustrating to job seekers. The title is a direct quote from comedian Steve Martin who, when ...

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So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love 2016, Grand Central Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781478910077

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So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love 2012, Grand Central Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781455509126

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So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love 2012, Business Plus

ISBN-13: 9781455528042

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