Today I turn 38 and I feel totally entitled to write this paternalistic post about important life matters.
And since I’ve no kids, this time I’ll be addressing my readers as my imaginary children, or I should say my imaginary readers as my children.
April 30, 2012 was my last day of employment.
I didn’t anticipate that my resignation would inspire others:
- Beatrix Wilhelmina, ex Queen of Netherlands
- Benedict XVI, ex Pope
- Matteo Renzi, ex Prime Minister of Italy
Last Saturday I visited my friend Eric. He showed me a cork board full of pinned post-it notes. On the board, a sign: ‘2017 goals’.
He said: “you inspired me to set my own goals”.
I felt happy and surprised. Eric inspired me to share my own 2017 goals.
At the beginning of 2016 I spent a couple of weeks thinking hard about setting goals. Bear in mind: goals, not new year’s resolutions!
Nobody takes new year’s resolutions seriously anymore: