Learning to Love Your Work
Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that "pursuing your passion" from the outset is not the only way to find satisfaction at work. You're just as likely to feel happy with your job if you consciously choose to change your strategy and cultivate passion more gradually.
Researchers examined the expectations, choices, and outcomes associated with both mindsets, and found participants to be equally effective at achieving well-being at work with either.
For more about the difference between "fit theory" and "develop theory" check out Futurity's article on the study here.