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Legacy

I have been thinking about legacy lately. Our actions matter and what we choose to do builds our legacy. When we focus on our legacy and doing good for humanity, wealth and success will follow. However, to be true to one's legacy one has to stay authentic and true to oneself. This takes assertiveness. After half a century on this earth, I feel that I have finally earned my right to speak out and stand up. I feel that I have something to say and am no longer concerned about optics and image. I want to be heard and make a difference. I am angry about a lot of problems we have in our society and can no longer stand by silently. I have no choice other than to lead the change effort and build my legacy. I do not want people to perceive me as being angry for the sake of being angry because that is not the truth. I am not Don Quixote. However, even Buddha was angry about the suffering of others. Even Buddha got angry when he was hit three times. I have been hit many times in my life and …