Why You Will Fail to Have A Great Career

I was one of the lucky students to take this Magazine Writing final on Tuesday. I have to agree with Stephanie when she says that Mr. Larry Smith will make you think about your goals and passions (including your children’s future passions)!

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Ted Talk Speaker Larry Smith. Photo credit: Ted.com Ted Talk Speaker Larry Smith. Photo credit: Ted.com

I only have time for a quick post today as there are only hours left in our spring semester, but this was on my mind.

If you’re like me and you love learning, you may be addicted to the Ted Talks at Ted.com. I’ve found these 15-30 minute speeches on a variety of topics educational, thought-provoking, and persuasive. There’s a certain sense you get when you’re watching them that they are uniquely Ted–they are uniquely asking you to consider something.

As a final exam in our magazine class, I asked two pointed questions. The first was about Larry’s Smith’s notion regarding his thoughts on “Why You Will Fail to Have A Great Career.” The second was one about the class itself.

I feel a great sense of satisfaction after watching Mr. Smith speak. In all avenues in my life, I have…

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