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How to Find Your Passion

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QUESTION: It is clear to me that you are passionate about impact investing. I am having
trouble finding my passion. How did you do it? . . . Michael from Santa Barbara
Thank you for the question; it really caused me to think.

Very few people actually just walk into passion and success. Passion, like great loves, develops
over time. When I first retired at 52, I didn’t like the term retirement. It seemed to focus on
withdrawal. I was also interested in how people do this stage of life well. So, I started a radio
show called “The Third Age” (first age childhood, second age career and family, third age after
that), and that gave me the opportunity to interview 400 people.

Some of the people I interviewed were just like you and me, and we learned from their life stories. Some were experts in some field, and we learned from their research and knowledge. It became clear that the human spirit was vital to happiness and longevity. That the spirit that makes a person with artificial legs clim…