Why Finding Your Purpose Trumps Chasing Your Passion

It was 2009 and I was bored. Bored and frustrated.

As the new bright-eyed and busy-tailed Social Media Program Coordinator for a non-profit, I found myself staring out the window most days, wishing I was at the beach. My manager resented me for taking her “smart young lady” role in the office — and despite my title, my CEO didn’t understand what social media even was.