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Discussion on: Why Do Companies Ask For Passion?

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Dhaiwat Pandya

You can be competent without being passionate.

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Jonathan Boudreau

Agreed.

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Michael Kohl

You can be competent without being passionate.

And vice versa. Case in point: my golf game. I'm very passionate about it, doesn't make me competent.

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Benjamin Delespierre • Edited

So true! I'd like to note here that some of the best developpers I've met in my carreer are dads with other preocupation than maximizing their entreprise's wealth. What they lacked in passion they made up for in diligence and patience, which are qualities that I admire.