“What’s your thing?”
I asked my boss this out of the blue recently. His face turned from its normal jovial demeanor to a look of confusion then pensive introspection as I clarified.
“I don’t mean at work. I mean in general. What is your thing?”
He thought for awhile and he said, “To breathe life into people.”
I agreed that was a good thing to be driven toward, but I wanted something more concrete. We continued talking it through, and, for the sake of privacy, I won’t divulge any of that information. But it was a fantastic, illuminating conversation for me personally, and I hope it was the same for my boss. Continue reading