5 Things ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Teaches Us About Pursuing Our Passions

I related to Rachel’s struggle to balance her American sensibilities with traditional Asian values. September 13, 2018 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “Pursuing one’s passion … how American.” As a first-generation Taiwanese American, this is the line in Crazy Rich Asians that stuck out the most for me. I remember back to my mother’s answer when I said I wanted to get an art degree when I graduated from high school: “No.” Related: Don’t Try to Copy Someone Else’s Success — Carve Your Own Path I was expected to do something more practical, more useful and presumably better for my future and my family. There seemed to always be a constant battle growing up between being the “good daughter” and wanting to let the real me out. At school, I was taught to think for myself, be independent and have an opinion. While at home, I was […]

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