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The power of passion - Richard St. John

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For love or money? Based on hundreds of interviews and his personal experience, Richard St. John suggests that passion, not money, is one of the key drivers of success.

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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 https://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/isabel_allende_tells_tales_of_passion.html Gary Vaynerchuk: Do what you love (no excuses!) https://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/gary_vaynerchuk_do_what_you_love_no_excuses.htmlLeymah Gbowee: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls https://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/leymah_gbowee_unlock_the_intelligence_passion_greatness_of_girls.htmlBenjamin Zander on music and passion https://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/benjamin_zander_on_music_and_passion.htmlAcademy of Achievement http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/steps/pasMore about Passion and the 8 Success Traits http://richardstjohn.com/Educational Resources http://richardstjohn.com/content/education/program1.php?m=7
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