What is your legacy?
Posted by Amy Wilson on October 23, 2008
I went to a memorial service at work today. The planning team did a wonderful job of transforming a conference room auditorium and conference call into an intimate, touching gathering. It was a tribute to this man’s leadership and impact on the company, his employees, and colleagues. Each of the speakers was touched by the person he was and the care he provided them. He was remembered for being calm, optimistic, articulate, and passionate for life.
To be honest, I was skeptical about participating in a service at work: the awkward, overly professional work references, the large work banners looming over, the sense of formality. Boy, was I wrong. I am inspired by this man, his leadership, and his many followers. I will try my best to achieve such a legacy.