“The best ideas are the honest ones. Ones born out of personal experience. Ones that originated to help a few and ended up helping many.”
– Simon Sinek
Mainstream career advice tells us to “follow our passion”, but this advice is dead wrong. Research shows that people who take this approach are ultimately no more likely to enjoy or excel at their jobs. Instead, if you’re looking for a fulfilling career, here’s a new slogan to live by: Do what’s valuable.
Benjamin is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of 80,000 hours.