Paul Jarvis

Paul Jarvis is a veteran of the online tech world, and over the years he has had corporate clients such as Microsoft, Yahoo, Mercedes-Benz, Warner Music and even Shaquille O’Neal. His courses—Creative Class and Chimp Essentials—have been taken by more than 13,564 paying students. His writing has been talked about by everyone from Ashton Kutcher to Arianna Huffington. He’s worked with clients, such as Microsoft, Danielle LaPorte, Mercedes-Benz, Marie Forleo and Warner Music. His ideas and words have been featured in WIRED, Fast Company, Vice, USA Today and more. As a totally random aside, his photography has been seen on Greys AnatomyHe left his busy life in Vancouver to a remote island in Canada to focus on his work/life balance. And his business is better than ever, partly because he has not grown his business.

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Why “Follow Your Passion” Doesn’t Always Hold True

by Paul Jarvis

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