Who (Not What) We Want To Be

At some point, we must decide who, not necessarily what, we want to be. It is quite common to ask children what they want to be when they grow up, but perhaps this is the wrong way to think about life. While our occupations obviously have a powerful affect on the direction that our lives…

Following In Our Footsteps

Our footsteps should be such that, were others to follow them, we would be proud of where they led. A lot of what we do from day to day ends up simply being a matter of routine or habit, as if we are on auto-pilot with external forces driving our decisions from one moment to…

Perfection Is A Process

There is no perfect path, but that does not mean we should not seek perfection in our footsteps. There are many times in life wherein the right thing to do, whether morally, personally, or professionally, is not totally obvious. Perhaps we do not have all of the necessary information to truly make an informed decision…

The Choice Is Yours And Mine

Our legacies are built one decision, one action, and one interaction at a time. Every day, from the moment we wake up until we fall asleep, we have a multitude of choices to make, so many choices, in fact, that there is no possible way to be right all of the time. Often, the best…

Spend Your ‘Yes’ Wisely

There are different attitudes about scarcity in this world. Some believe that we live in a world of limited resources and, in order for one person to have something, another person must have without. Others believe that we live in a world of abundance and that there is more than enough to go around. Of…