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Life Lesson #11 of my first 40 years: Choose meaning over money.

Life Lesson #11:  Choose meaning over money.

Many people in today’s world decide to go after the money – choosing careers that will pay the most over time.  Unfortunately many of those same people 5-10 years down the road are miserable and looking to do something different because their life doesn’t have the meaning they would like it to.  I have found that long-term, money will never replace meaning in life.

I believe whole-heartedly in doing work that has meaning.  I look at work that has meaning to have 3 main components:  1) Work you are passionate about, 2) Work that you are great at/expert in, 3) Work that is making a difference.

My experience and research of those that choose the path of meaning over money are the ones that are some of the most successful, respected, and happy people on this planet.

 

 

Award-winning Author, Speaker, & Trainer (more importantly, a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend), Brandon W. Johnson, a.k.a., "Positive Energy Guy"

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