When you talk about leaving a legacy few will ever have the impact of the most famous of all Chinese philosophers. Although he lived two and a half millenniums ago Confucius (551 - 479 BC) is still a household word. His concepts ideas and quotes still inspire people around the world.
He is credited as the author or editor of many of the classic Chinese texts that helped form their culture. His belief of strong family units, respecting the elderly, remembering ancestors and respect within a marriage are still values held closely by today’s civilizations.
He also is credited for the concept of the Golden Rule, “Do not do unto others what you do not want done to you.”
His wisdom extended beyond interpersonal relationship skills. In fact he gave some of the best advice a job seeker should consider in selecting their next career move.
“Choose a job you love,” he said, “__________”. The blank can be filled in with one of the four choices below: