His editorial questions the common idea that we need to have passion for what we do, and that we must love what we do. It's not that we shouldn't have these things, but Pink also suggests that there is more to having passion for a job.
In his editorial, Pink also refers to Gretchen Rubin's The Happiness Project, a book based on the year she spent in her own happiness project.
Pink's editorial and his books: Drive and A Whole New Brain as well as Rubin's The Happiness Project, are all must reads!
Many people have done what Daniel Pink suggests we do. Whether they are newer ventures such as the two listed below, or family owned businesses that flourish over the generations: