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Should You Live for Your Eulogy or Your Resume?

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March 12, 2017

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Should You Live for Your Eulogy or Your Resume?

Highly educated young people are tutored, taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives, except the most important, which is character building. When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone.

- David Brooks -

Should You Live for Your Eulogy or Your Resume?

Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a resume; and the self who seeks connection, community, and love -- the values that make for a great eulogy. In this short talk, Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves? { read more }

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