What is the difference between "I like you" and "I love you"? Beautifully answered by Buddha. When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily. One who understands this, understands life.
Don't ask kids what they want to be when they grow up. Ask them what problems they want to solve. This changes the conversation from who I want to work for to what do I need to learn in order to be able to do that.