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Creating a Pathway to Your Dream Career by Tom Kucharvy

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CHAPTER 5

Discovering Your Passions, Your Skills, and Yourself

Steps 1 and 2

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

—Mark Twain

Key Points

Building your dream career requires continual introspection, focus, and coordination with reality.

Passion is critical, not just for living your dream but also for providing the motivation required to master a field.

Passion accounts for little unless you have the skills and the persistence required for mastery.

Search continually for new experiences from which new interests and passions may arise.

Discovering your passion, interest, and skills provides a perfect opportunity to begin building your professional network.

Don’t know your passions, ...

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