February 15, 2014 @ 12:27 pm - posted by Liz

This great TED video is by inspirational speaker, teacher and story-teller Larry Smith.

To have a great career, you have to find and pursue your passion and cast away all fear of failure and doubt.  To find your passion, you have to invest time into rediscovering who you are and what you want out of your life.

So many people dream of being successful, but if you’re not passionate about what you do, if you’ve not obsessive, then how are you going to have the drive to be successful.

If you’re not passionate about your career, maybe you need a career break to figure out what you want, or to recharge the batteries and rekindle the fire that you once had for your chosen career.  Why should you settle for plodding the treadmill of an interesting corporate career when you can find and pursue your passion and then sprint for gold!


Larry Smith has been a Professor of Economics at at the University of Waterloo for three decades, firing students appetite for economics as well as coaching and mentoring numerous students on managing their start ups.

Link to Larry Smith’s Profile

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About Liz

At the age of 39, Liz quit the 'Corporate World', downsized her life and followed her heart. Upon her return she set up CareerBreak360 with Robert to help others achieve their Career Break dreams.

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