News and Hearsay — Passion
leseanthomas: This kid Gyimah Litsitso Gariba is incredibly talented. I see him making a name for himself very soon. Watch out for him. #MakeStuff
http://vimeo.com/40000072 Those who have read my subjective post on passion vs hard work know, where I stand on passion. So rather than go into a rant about why once again passion is very important, I will rather have you all watch this video. And see how this nine year old genius lets his passion do all the talking for him . 8-)
If you were asked today, which is better, a hard work ethic or passion? What would your response be? I am not going to assume your answer, but I'll tell you this, it was only this year that I understood the advantages of passion over a hard work ethic. Obviously, I needn't reiterate that a hard work ethic is absolutely important in life. However when it comes to success passion is key. If you plan to be successful at anything, you have to be passionate about whatever that thing is. Just working hard without passion will be an exercise in...
If it isn't middle school it's high school , if it isn't high school it's college, if it isn't college it's a job and if it isn't a job, it's another job. For most of us , it is hard to escape this cookie cutter pipeline. Doing things the safe but boring way has become a reality for a lot of us. In middle school , I remember thinking adults were really lucky. I assumed that older people were luckier. That they were privileged, therefore they had more freedom. Get to high school and the envy of older folks continues....