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Larry Smith:
Why you will fail to have a great career

TEDxUW · 15:15 · Filmed Nov 2011
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Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career
15:15 · Filmed November 2011 at TEDxUW · Subtitles available in 32 languages

In this funny and blunt talk, Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions.

Professor of Economics, University of Waterloo
A professor of economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Larry Smith coaches his students to find the careers that they will truly love. Full bio
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