12/19/2014 08:16 am ET Updated Dec 19, 2014

The Most Important Question In The World

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It’s not, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Nor does it deal with the meaning of life. Oh, and it has little to do with college or your career. All of those things are important, but it’s much more basic.

Six years ago I quit my job on Wall Street and went west. You can find more than gold in California – you can find yourself. At least, that was my goal after reading All The Kings Men. I believed what Robert Penn Warren wrote:

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