How Will You Measure Your Life?

December 18, 2015 § 2 Comments

Lawyers are driven to accomplish. We are ambitious and goal-driven. Sometimes in pursuing lofty goals, though, we can lose sight of the opportunities we have to make a difference. The importance of making a difference in your own little slice of the universe is something about which I have posted here previously.

Here is a Ted Talk with Harvard Business School Professor Clay Christensen that offers some insight into what really counts and what will ultimately be the measure of your life.

 

Thanks to Attorney Michael Grace

§ 2 Responses to How Will You Measure Your Life?

  • jw1269@comcast.net says:

    Judge Primeaux:   I hate to think I am so old that my friends are sending me articles about measuring my life. But I AM old. I stay busy and am determined to be kind and helpful. As of June 6, I will have successfully practiced law for fifty years. I plan to go to the Bar convention to get my 50 Year pin. I plan to buy my friend and law school classmate, James Tucker, a celebratory adult beverage and enjoy his company. I hope I will see other old friends there and that they will join my celebration. I do not measure my life by money. I have been saved by Jesus the Christ and claim Him as My Savior and that is the most important thing to me. I know Jesus will measure me and find me wanting, but will get me into heaven just because I trust in Him. Everything mortal will be lost. I hope to spend eternity with Jesus and my family and friends. There are no pockets in shrouds and no armored cars in funeral processions. I hope to have a very cheap funeral and have asked Louise to take those at my burial to a party with some of the money saved on my funeral!

      Jim

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