"Despite the economy, don't abandon enthusiasm. Your deep, serious desires might be what saves you."
I don't often get terrifically philosophical or motivational-y on ManMade, but when I do, it's usually a variation on, "Make stuff, and do the work you love." Which, of course, is a scary thing in the 2011 U.S. economy, with around a 10% unemployment rate, and many folks who working in jobs that do not reflect their skill sets, training, or education.
But, while it may see frivolous to seek to do the work you love, it's actually essential to improving our economy. The Atlantic reports,
Passion, despite how often we… read more