Question of the Week #272

Would you rather be very successful professionally with only a tolerable private life, or have a great private life but an uninspiring professional one? If you feel your private life is more important to you, do your priorities reflect this? If no, why not? I prefer the private life over the professional one. And, yes, … Continue reading Question of the Week #272

Question of the Week #182

Have you ever disliked someone for being luckier or more successful than you? No. Good for them. I don't really believe in luck. Or coincidence. I generally feel like if someone finds themselves in their own success story, it's because they've done the work to get there. I know that some have been more unscrupulous … Continue reading Question of the Week #182

Question of the Week #36

If you knew you could devote yourself to any single occupation--music, writing, acting, business, politics, medicine, etc.--and be among the best and most successful in the world at it, what would you choose? If you knew you had only a 10 percent chance of being so successful, would you still put in the effort? I … Continue reading Question of the Week #36

Question of the Week #14

Would you rather be extremely successful professionally and have a tolerable yet unexciting private life, or have an extremely happy private life and only a tolerable and uninspiring professional life? Why can't both sides of my life be merely tolerable and unexciting? Excitement leads to ulcers and sweaty palms. I kid. At this point, with … Continue reading Question of the Week #14