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Interactive video lesson plan for: Designing Your Life - Bill Burnett

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“The notion that you need to have a passion and follow it is a destructive idea." Bill Burnett, executive director of the Design Program at Stanford, talks about bringing a approach to the "classically wicked problem" of figuring out what you want to do when you "grow up." Your major doesn't have to determine your career, and a single decision won't plot the trajectory of the rest of your life.

Worldview Stanford's blended online and on-campus course "The Science of Decision Making" opens Feb. 23. Learn more at:

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