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What’s it Mean to be Truly Free?

September 22, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

“Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.” – Frank Tyger, Editorial Cartoonist, Columnist, and Humorist On retreat I do an exercise where execs introduce themselves to each other by telling stories about the best summer of their youth. It’s truly wonderful to hear these “Captains of industry” speak of the play, creativity, minor trouble-making and most of all, the freedom that everyone felt. For some, they are immediately struck by the contrast of this period of their life with their current life. They often realize that, though they have abundance, money, toys, large homes, and large companies, they have little freedom. Too many executives feel trapped by their success; the demands on their time and […]

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