There are no strong proofs that shows that the career problems are happening due to the phrase. This phrase has not harmed anyone; it is just a method to help in career choosing. This phrase was used a lot for the fact that, most people were getting into careers because they were thinking about the money they would earn if they get into it, and because they were being forced by their parents or other relatives to get into specific …show more content…
The procedure of becoming good at something may take too much time and it is not easy. This makes sense, because if someone likes a career, but he or she is not good at it; he will suffer too much in his professional life. There must be a balance between passion and talent.
Cal asserts that it is difficult to find people who are passionate for their careers before they become great at it. There are many people that from a very young age knows what they want to do for a living. Some of these people try hard to succeed in the career they have always loved, yet, others give up and move into other career that is more easy or help you make more money.
Newport add that the members of the Generation Y are demanded a lot from their working life and that they work very hard. He is generalizing in this point. Many of them do not give their best effort in their careers. Some of them even does not try to improve, so they can have a more financially stable life.
The author provided a great example of career problem; that Steve Jobs told the public “to not settle for anything less than work they loved”. On the other hand, Jobs had problem in his career when he was more into philosophy. The author contradicted himself in this part because at the end, Jobs followed his passion, that was