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What is Your Passion?

This past weekend I celebrated my 5-year college reunion. The weekend was filled with various activities and things were kicked off with a networking event. Things were going well, I was able to meet new people and catch up with old acquaintances. While there I spoke with someone who I believe was from my graduating class. He asked me two questions that at first glance would seem simple, "what do you do?"  and "do you like what you do?". Standard things to ask while networking. Typically I give pretty generic responses. "Yeah, I work in HR yadda yadda yadda,.. and yes, I like what I do fine, I do this and that... but this weekend I gave a more honest answer.

After mentioning my career field I said, "I like what I do some days." What made me answer in this way? I don't know. Folks say that alcohol encourages truth-telling, well maybe. I only had a few sips of wine, but maybe it was just enough to open up in a small way to someone I barely knew. Th…