Why it’s a mistake to stick to a “safe job”, according to Jim Carrey

We all know Jim Carrey as the comedian. Someone that you would not take too seriously. But he recently gave a very inspiring¬† commencement speech to Maharishi University of Management’s class of 2014.

He tells a story of his father, who could have been a comedian, but chose to be an Accountant instead because it was a “safe job”. And learning later, that even a “safe job” is not really safe. To quote Jim Carrey:

“You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance at doing what you love.”

Here’s the highlight from the speech:

Or if you have the time, watch the full speech here: