Episode 12 – The Sword of Passion

The Samurai sword as a metaphor for passion, and getting to the bottom of whether pursuing one’s passion is really the recipe for success.

Show Notes:

Secrets of the Samurai Sword on PBS — an interesting hour-long documentary, complete with interesting links for further reading.

If you’re interested in why following your passion may not be such a wise idea, at least according to Cal Newport, you can read this article on CNN.

He also has a book out, called: So Good They Can’t Ignore You.

And a Blog about being the best you can be.

Check out this Rocket News 24 article about a Chinese man trapped under a 2-ton bell! Ding, Dong, Boom!



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