TED – Larry Smith: Why We Fail to Have a Great Career
If you are not doing what you love. Quit. Now.
To quote a scene from Up in the Air with George Clooney:
Ryan Bingham [Clooney]: Your resume says you minored in French Culinary Arts. Most students work the frier at KFC. You busted tables at Il Picatorre to support yourself. Then you got out of college and started working here. How much did they pay you to give up on your dreams?
Bob [J.K. Simmons]: Twenty seven thousand a year.
Ryan Bingham [Clooney]: At what point were you going to stop and go back to what made you happy?