As anyone who follows my Twitter and Facebook accounts knows, I like to pass along interesting stories that relate to how people’s passion, career, and spirit intermingle. I figured that I would start sharing a weekly post with my favorites. If I remain true to my plans, you should find a new Your Passion This Week posted every Monday. Let me know what you think!
- Looking for a Plan B? Make It Gluten-Free: This article is about people leaving their jobs in different fields and deciding to choose the new, hip practice of opening a gluten-free bakery. As someone who’s just been diagnosed at celiac (gluten intolerant) I’m all for this, and it’s interesting that people are following their passions in their careers this way.
- Kid Gives Speech After Learning To Ride A Bike: This was just so positive in that this little boy saw what he accomplished and wanted to share that with others.
- 5 LinkedIn “Must Haves”: Some great ideas about how to utilize LinkedIn. Many people think that you just put up a profile and something will happen. You have to work it!
- 6 Social Media Mistakes….and How to Avoid Them: This is all about how to use social media in marketing your organization, but the parallels in marketing yourself are (or should be) obvious. These are things I tell people all the time.
- 10 Things You Never Knew You Could Do On LinkedIn: While I knew a number of these things, there were a few things that I picked up, and probably some things that you didn’t know.
- 22 Powerful ways to Overcome Discouragement: Some great, quick, tangible things to do when you might be a little down.
- It’s Not Nagging: Why Persistent, Redundant Communication Works: Wonder why your manager keeps telling you about things to do, when you know you need to do them? This might give you some insight.
- Perpetual e-Motion: A cool video story of how two musicians have merged their passions for tradition music with new sound technologies.
- Chris Bryan Films Phantom Reel: A reel is sort of like a portfolio for people in the video business. This is a great example of this guys work.