CHAPTER 45

Make a Life Plan: What Will Your Most Important Contribution Be?

LEARNING FROM

Peter F. Drucker

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What will your most important contribution be? What do you want to be remembered for? This chapter is about these two very central questions—questions that only you can answer. What makes them valuable is that they direct you to see yourself as the person you can become. For Peter Drucker (1909–2005) the question, “What do you want to be remembered for?” was the question that brings self-renewal into people’s lives.

Drucker constantly asked himself both questions throughout his life. But this chapter, instead of expounding on them at length, ...

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