If you think of yourself as the author of your life story, what will you title the next chapter?
This question asks for a goal. It is good for a person to have goals, whether of achievements, experiences, or whatever.
Goals motivate us, they help us plan, and they help us focus our behaviour.
Before I thought much about the question, I aimed at holding on to what I have. That is not a bad goal, but it is not exactly stimulating.
Then I developed a better title of my next chapter: Big Ideas.
A scientist wants to have big ideas. How big? Darwin serves as the ultimate model.
His theory of evolution has ruled the field of biology for decades.
He sat on the idea for years, afraid to annoy church leaders, and then he published when he learned…