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“Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life"

That’s one of those syrupy, motivational statements you see floating on the Internet.

Is it true though? The answer, at least for me, is NO.

I spent 19 years working in corporate America with various degrees of unfulfillment. Until eventually I started my own coaching business....I naturally thought, "I did it!"

I chased my dreams. Forget chase, I caught them!

Imagine my surprise when on the other side of the largest career transition, I found a tremendous amount of work, and stress, and ups and downs.

Did I make a mistake or choose the wrong passion? NO. I love what I do and I am 100% happy with my decision. But I want to share a more realistic view of what happens when you "do what you love"....

-You work harder than you ever have before in your life.

-You scale mountains that are in the way of your dream.

-You put your pride aside and ask for help in ways that make you feel uncomfortable.

-You become creative in ways you never thought possible.

Big dreams and hard work are not enemies. They’re actually intertwined and you don’t get one without the other.

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