When the dotcom bubble burst, hotelier Chip Conley went in search of a business model based on happiness. In an old friendship with an employee and in the wisdom of a Buddhist king, he learned that success comes from what you count. Watch the video below:
I don’t think I can say anymore that hasn’t been said. This was the most inspiring Ted Talk I have heard in quite some time. It is a nice reminder that the things we think bring us happiness, invariably do not. Or, at least the happiness is only temporary.
How can I measure what makes my life complete and well worth it. I am different from you and my mom and my grandmom, etc. Perhaps the songs of the birds as they begin my long, long day. Or is it the butterflies that fly past me as if they know how I love them. A dog who likes me and immediately begins wanting me to pet him/her, the slow steady flow of sunsets over the ocean. Those are mine. the little things…….