Don't Worry, Be You

It's tempting to try to censor ourselves or fit into someone else's idea of who we ought to be. Forget it

Bill Jensen, who is a work-life philosopher, had a fascinating idea. He asked lots of people, including me, to write a letter to their loved ones expressing their views on what they thought was important in life. Bill then took 64 of these letters and turned them into the book What Is Your Life's Work?: Answering the BIG Questions about What Really Matters…and Reawakening Your Passion for What You Do (Collins, 2006). I decided to write a letter to my yet-to-be-born grandchildren that they could send to their grandchildren, long after I am dead. Following is my contribution to Bill's book.

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