Passion and Pragmatism

One of the big trends in career advice has been telling young people to “pursue their passions.”  Yet this advice is both simplistic and problematic.  I enjoyed this take by music producer Paul Cantor: “Kids now aren’t taught to find careers. They’re taught to find their ‘passions.’ Then they’re encouraged to pursue them. Except … Continue reading Passion and Pragmatism

The Yeh Family in Washington DC, Day 1

Greetings from our nation’s capitol!  This year, the Yeh family is continuing its tradition of exploring the USA by paying a visit to Washington, D.C.  While the food and natural wonders can’t compare to our last summer vacation (Puerto Rico), we’re certainly getting an incredible dose of history. The day began at our hotel, the … Continue reading The Yeh Family in Washington DC, Day 1