“The price of greatness is responsibility.”
– Winston Churchill, former British Prime Minister
“What do you want?” he asked. “What you really, truly want?”
I was having coffee with a friend and the question came out of nowhere. Mind you, with this particular friend, this is not unusual. In the middle of a conversation he will often stop, take a deep breath and make an abrupt change in direction. I think it is one the reasons I always enjoy our discussions – the pure unpredictability.
I set down my coffee cup and thought about it for a few moments.
“To make a difference,” I replied. “To leave this world a little bit better place for having been here.” I paused a moment to refle...
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