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No, I’m Not Building a Legacy – Love Your Work, Episode 170

March 21 2019 – 07:30am


Lots of people want to build a “legacy.” They want to be remembered when they’re gone.

It’s a natural product of our fear of death. But is it realistic to want to build a legacy? Is it realistic to believe you can control whether or not you’re remembered? And might aiming to build a legacy prevent you from doing the type of work that builds legacies in the first place?

I examine these questions in this week’s episode.

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