How do you know if you have made the right choice in an ever-changing career marketplace? Is there such a thing as Job Security? Does one necessarily have to suppress passion in a trade-off for job security? These are a few existential questions that keep working professionals awake at night. The Wall Street Journal injects creativity and passion into this discussion: “Job security is extremely hard to come by these days, no matter what profession you choose. It isn’t enough to pursue a field with perceived stability, experts say. Find something you feel passionate about, can make a living doing, and that involves skills you can easily apply to other fields.” Professor Steve Rose (Addiction Counsellor) defines following passion as “exploring areas that spark your interest, developing your skills in a specific area, and using those skills to contribute to something beyond yourself.” In his book Drive, Daniel H. Pink argues that career satisfaction comes from a sense of mastery, autonomy, and purpose. So contrary to popular belief, career and passion can go hand in hand. Passion does not work in binary, which means it is not confined to the black and white description of ‘passionate’ and ‘not passionate.’ Passion can constantly be developed, cultivated, […] read more