“I don’t know who my grandfather was; I’m much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.”
– Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States
Image from Flickr by Aleksandr Zykov.
I’ve always been fascinated by the theories of evolution and natural selection – the work of Darwin and others concerning how various plants and animal species adapt to their environment.
Clearly we all live in very different times from our grandparents. I’m sure many of their characteristics and traits were passed on to us through our parents. What if we had no perspective on this lineage? What if we only had our current environments to navigate?
How can you optimize your own qualities and talents in today’s world, to be all you can be?