“Follow your passion? That may be the worst advice I ever got.”

This insight from Mike Rowe of the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs” runs counter to every bit of advice teenagers receive from parents, teachers, and counselors. Yet, it may be the best and certainly most honest guidance they hear. …

Michael Mazenko

Michael Mazenko is an administrator & AP English teacher in Colorado. He’s been a Colorado Voices writer for the Denver Post, and he blogs at A Teacher’s View

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