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Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 22, 2013.
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Making Excuses (4:29) -- Passion and a Great Career (4:12) -- Children's Dreams of Their Futures (4:04) -- Fear and the Pursuit of Passion (2:03) -- Credits: TEDTalks: Larry Smith - Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career (0:04)
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In this funny and blunt TEDTalk, Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions. A professor of economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Smith coaches his students to find the careers that they will truly love.
9 & up.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Films Media Group.
TED Conferences LLC.
Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career