CHAPTER 3Think Differently About Your Career

Passions are irresistible. If you’re paying attention to your life at all, the things you are passionate about won’t leave you alone. They’re the ideas, hopes, and possibilities your mind naturally gravitates to, the things you would focus your time and attention on for no other reason than that doing them feels right.1BILL STRICKLAND, AUTHOR, MAKE THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE

Calligraphy provided the catalyst for Steve Jobs to start thinking differently about the world and the role he would play in making it better. For Bill Strickland, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, community leader and author, the catalyst was pottery. In 1965, Strickland was attending Oliver High School in the tough Manchester neighborhood ...

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