Cal Newport (@calnewport) shows us how to cultivate meaningful and successful working lives while debunking the "follow your passion" advice that lesser professors peddle to the masses.The Cheat Sheet:
- Why is "follow your passion" bad advice -- and what are some better alternatives?
- The traits that make work great are rare and valuable -- so you need rare and valuable skills (career capital) in the workplace.
- How does cognitive residue significantly reduce our cognitive capacity (and how can we lessen its impact in our modern world of countless distractions)?
- Understand the difference between a craftsman mindset and a passion mindset -- and which will serve you better.
- Working right trumps finding the right work.
- And so much more...
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