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Creative Truth by Brad Weaver

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“I flew the Atlantic because I wanted to … Whether you are flying the Atlantic or selling sausages or building a skyscraper or driving a truck, your greatest power comes from the fact that you want tremendously to do that very thing, and do it well.”

Amelia Earhart1

Follow Your Passion, Fall Off a Cliff

In May of 2014, actor Jim Carrey gave the commencement address at a small University in Fairfield, Iowa. The speech went viral thanks to Carrey’s remarks about following your dreams, taking risks, and doing what you love. Social feeds were full of people waxing poetic about “following their passion.” The world was one big poster with eagles and mountains underscored by the word “DREAMS.” ...

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