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Another Reason to Go Amateur

CJ Chilvers
CJ Chilvers

From Christian Jarrett at 99u:

Research suggests that work driven by internal ambition and reward—in other words for the sheer joy and satisfaction of doing it—tends to lead to more original and imaginative end results than work fueled by the promise of external gain, such as money or kudos.

“Follow your passion” may be terrible career advice, but it’s great hobby advice.