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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 8:55am

"I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want.” ― Mark Twain

The New Year inevitably brings rumination about where we’ve been, contemplation about where we are Conf-TelescopeMan-20150112(1)going, and predictions of future trends. This annual ritual can be overwhelming as our piles of prognostications and advice grows larger and the speed at which it accumulates accelerates.

Most of us enter the New Year thinking about goals, and our default is to think about NEW goals and resolutions. Twain’s quote made me think that the continual push to the new might not be helping us get to our goals. It could be that the path to the peace and shared prosperity that we have wished each other as holiday tidings over the past couple of months—and that is central to the work of corporate responsibility professionals— might be more easily blazed if more of us spent less time thinking about the new new thing and focused with greater intensity and determination on the old things that continue to be really important.


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