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The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

By Ken Robinson

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

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Started reading:
2009-07-16 22:35:31
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Not yet finished.

Review

Rating: Unrated

Anecdotes are convincing for a book with the premise of finding “The Element” (which is apparently something like finding your passion or “Do what you love and the money will follow”) only if one is willing to turn a willfully blind eye to the millions who fail for one reason or another despite their best efforts. I think there’s some valid points here, but I always wonder if, for every Mick Fleetwood who found his Element drumming, how many people tried to pursue that same dream and instead wound up having to support a family or make other concessions because they weren’t as lucky. In other words, not to say that you shouldn’t try to find the thing that makes you happy and for which you have talent, but life is rarely that simple.

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