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In the occasional catefory of tango posts in unusual places:She went on to explain that she really didn’t want to go into banking or finance with her Bachelor of Commerce degree, but that her family expected her to do so. [Read More]

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Thanks everyone for your comments. I am a firm believer in finding that spark that fuels the joy in your life, whatever it may be. I'm glad that I was able to tell a story that resonated with so many people.

I've had not one, but two great passions in my life, both of which I was able to translate into careers. The first was music, the second, marketing (spec. social media marketing). Lots of people never find even their first true love. I've found two and consider myself doubly blessed as a result.

Thank you for that very inspiring story Adele. I have several friends who need to read it and, so, I will pass it along.

Adele

What a great post and story. I saw myself in "Marie." The whole time I'm reading it, I'm thinking..."that's my story!"
My passion was languages, but I followed my parents suggestion and went into Commerce. I don't regret the decision (OK - maybe I do a little) as it's always important to have a keen business sense, but I felt I lost a lot of myself along the way.

I'm more involved in creative pursuits now. I took an acting class, and am now taking a film course at a local University. I agree that there's a way to combine business and the arts - I just haven't found it yet.

Thanks for bringing the point home - and hello to a fellow Canadian eh?

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