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An Open Letter To ‘Coaches’ Telling Others To Follow Their Passions | Thought Catalog

Dear Passion Advocates,

“Follow your passion”

You charge upwards of $100 an hour, and that’s what you tell me? I could’ve gotten that advice for free in 5 seconds flat. Google made that easy.

After I tell you virtually my whole life story, you couldn’t give me something a bit more concrete?

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Charley Mendoza

Charley Mendoza is a freelance writer covering business, personal development, and careers. She has written for Brazen Careerist, Career Attraction and more. You can find more about her work on and

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What 9 Brilliant Entrepreneurs Learned Through 9 Brutal Failures

Sometimes there's no silver lining, so learn to lose....