Cal Newport is an author and Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, and wrote the book, "So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skill Trumps Passion in the Quest for Work You Love."
In this 30-minute interview with Mind Tools' Rachel Salaman, he talks about how passion is important, but that it shouldn't be a starting point in your search for a fulfilling career. He explains the importance of "career capital," and how this can help you succeed.
During this discussion, you'll learn:
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