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Passion is contagious, so hang around people who love what they do. It sure beats hanging around people who hate their jobs. Also, you can read, listen, or watch successful people and celebrities being interviewed on radio, TV, and the web. They usually get excited when they talk about what they love to do, and their energy rubs off. Here are some links to check out:

Isabel Allende tells tales of passion

Gary Vaynerchuk: Do what you love (no excuses!)

Leymah Gbowee: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls

Benjamin Zander on music and passion

Academy of Achievement

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