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Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life by Stewart Friedman

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Conclusion

Try to Be Kinder—to Others and to Yourself

Where is the harmony, sweet harmony?

ELVIS COSTELLO

When I began writing this book, I used the working title Great Leaders, Good Lives. I believed that truly great leaders found a way to harmonize the different parts of their lives and that this harmony had a synergistic effect. Harmony begot more harmony and, even more important, the achievement of meaningful goals. What ensued was not only fortune or fame but also the deeply personal rewards of a good life.

Reflecting on what I’ve learned from the stories in this book, I am more convinced now than before that significant achievement in the world results from consciously compassionate action, from using one’s talents to make the world ...

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