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Best Career Advice: Take Poetry

Best Career Advice: Take Poetry

Apr 21, 2010-- "That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard...No one will care if you ever studied American poetry when you get a job." said James Martin's faculty advisor at Wharton School of Business. "Fortunately, I didn't take his advice," Martin announces with a smile, "And it's one of the few courses I remember very well from school." James Martin, Jesuit Priest and author of 'The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything', recounts that the best career advice he ever received came as a question: What would you do if you could do anything? Since then, Martin stopped "shoulding" and started pursuing what he loved. After all, those who do well do what they love. (6433 reads)


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