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5 Drawbacks to Following Your Passion

June 29, 2022


Read time:

5-15 mins
Female Manager In Glasses Addressing Businesswomen In Meeting
Presented by The Conversation

Young adults are often told to “follow your passion” when starting their careers, but is this actually good advice? In an article for The Conversation, Erin A. Cech, an associate professor of sociology at U-M, shares insights from her research on workforce culture and inequalities. Cech highlights five key findings that challenge what she calls the “passion principle.”

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