Magazine Article | November 1, 2019

Planning Your Business And Personal Legacy

Source: Channel Executive Magazine

By Chris J. Chirgwin

It might seem out of place to come across an article on legacy planning in a tech magazine. It’s not a topic that is typically front of mind and often gets put on the back burner. Yet, it’s a topic that we all eventually must face that requires us to make important decisions that impact our life and the lives of those around us.

It wasn’t until my early forties that I intentionally took the needed time to pause and reflect on where I had come from, where I was, and where I wanted to be. I had to be honest with myself as I thought about my life and what kind of impact and legacy I wanted the second half of my life to have. How was I spending my time and energy? Was I making a long-term, positive difference in the lives of my family, my friends, and my employees? Was I finding my career meaningful and enjoyable? Did I have an end goal in mind for my business and career?