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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Franz Schubert

1875 Oil Painting
of Franz Schubert
by Wilhelm Rieder
"I am in the world only for the purpose of composing."

Austrian Composer
1797 - 1828

Composition of
Franz Schubert
Why are you here?  What is your purpose for being?  What is the legacy you are going to leave behind?  In his short 31 years of life, Franz Schubert composed over 600 songs, 9 symphonies and a large body of chamber and piano music.  What is the legacy you will leave behind?  We all will reach the end of the road one day.  When you look back on your life, what have you accomplished?  What have you achieved?

As creative leaders, we need a sense of purpose — a reason for being.  We need to hold onto something that gives our lives meaning?  Why are you here?  What is your purpose for being?