The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with
all matters of the heart, you
will know it when you find it.
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I believe true success is
achieved when people find
their passion. Because then
they will work harder, fight
longer, and reach higher
for their success.
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Your exercise and questions for week #1 were already emailed to you. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email or call me (Donna@JustGetSerious.com | 770-498-0400).
#1 - Below is Dr. Ken Robinson's interview about
discovering your passion on NPR's OnPoint. The discussion about finding your passion begins at the time slot of 10:40. From that point forward, Dr. Robinson is talking to the show's host for 35 minutes about discovering what you love to do. Please see the questions below.
As you listen to the above interview, please consider the following questions:
1. Are there any ideas that are new to you?
2. What ideas are most inspiring or motivating for you?
3. What stories most impressed or encouraged you?
Bio from www.SirKenRobinson.com -
Sir Ken Robinson, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources in education and in business. He is also one of the world’s leading speakers on these topics, with a profound impact on audiences everywhere. The videos of his famous 2006 and 2010 talks to the prestigious TED Conference have been viewed more than 25 million times and seen by an estimated 250 million people in over 150 countries. His 2006 talk is the most viewed in TED’s history.
In 2011 he was listed as “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation” by Fast Company magazine, and was ranked among the Thinkers 50 list of the world’s top business thought leaders.
His 2009 book The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything is a New York Times best seller and has been translated into twenty-one languages. A 10th anniversary edition of his classic work on creativity and innovation, Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative was published in 2011. His latest book, Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life was published by Viking in May 2013.
#2 - Below is a 4-minute video about Randy Parsons. Watch it after you have listened to Dr. Ken Robinson's interview.
#3 - Watch the 3 1/2 minute video below about how Shirley Tilghman found and pursued her passion and note the difference between her experience and Randy Parsons.
#4 - Watch the video below about how Lisa Price discovered her passion. You only have to watch the first 12 3/4 minutes* of this 40 minute interview..
Then consider the question below.
(*Watch up to "The Oprah Effect" which
starts at the 12:45 time slot.)
How is Price discovering and pursuing her passion different or similar to Tighman and Parsons?
Out of the three stories which one is most amazing to you?
IMPORTANT: Although this video is 40 minutes long, by looking at the first 13 minutes you will see how Price found her passion. Of course, you can watch the entire video, if you are interested in her thoughts on starting and growing a business.