Career vs Passion: What should you run after?

Follow your passion and earn or build a career just for earning? What should you run after in the career vs passion dilemma.

The oft-quoted cliche of ‘follow your passion and you will not have to work for even a day of your life’ sounds good, but as in all such things, the reality bites.

The reality is that in most cases following your passion does not bring food to the table, so as one realist has put it; “the majority of people do what they have to do to bring the bacon in”.

The question of following your passion or career-building is an existential question. Some lucky ones; albeit mostly in the creative field (that includes the researchers, inventors and scientists) do find the answer, the rest of humanity does what it is skilled to do or has to do, or is prepared to do.

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