Skill vs. passion: What's better for your career?

  • Agent A has made a million dollars and is miserable.
  • Agent B is broke but brimming with passion.
  • The Bill McKibben story gives insight into the ultimate solution.

Skill versus passion — it’s a topic I’ve thought about and applied to real estate often. There’s a quote that has stuck in my mind for days, and it comes from Scott Adams, the creator of the long-running comic strip Dilbert.