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Former Google career coach: Forget finding your passion—do this instead

The ubiquitous advice to “follow your passion” is well-intentioned but not very helpful, said Jenny Blake, the co-creator of Google‘s career development mentorship program, in a recent CNBC article.

If you’re frustrated and not sure what you should be doing with your life, she says you may be thinking about work all wrong.

“For some, the pressure to define a purpose or mission statement is stifling and causes much unnecessary angst,” she writes in her new book “Pivot,” which offers tips on transitioning into a new job or career.

Check out the full article and advice on CNBC!

Featured image by Mark Hanauer (c) provided by Jenny Blake.

 

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