“I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.”
—Eartha Kitt, 20th Century American singer, actress, dancer
Have you ever done a values clarification exercise? You know – the ones that ask you deep, probing questions such as:
At the end of your life, what would you like people to say about you?
Beyond the usual thoughts of family and making a difference in the lives of others, I would include being a student, a teacher, and of course, a coach, supporting the growth and development of others.
How important is the process of learning in your life?
What current and future developmental efforts and contributions will you have shared with others when you move on from this world?