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Bill George is professor of management practice at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is the author of four best-selling books: 7 Lessons for Leading in[…]

Know what you believe.

Question: What is the measure of a good life?

Bill George: Well I think the measure of a good life is knowing what you believe, being true to that, and having close family relationships that can . . . those belief sets and those . . . can be passed on through the generations; and watching others flourish with whom you come in contact; and feeling like that each day that you're encountering and dealing with people, you're helping make their lives a little bit better, just like they're making your life a little bit better; and that you leave something behind in terms of a sense of permanence in making a difference.

Recorded on: 7/6/07