Monday, April 5, 2010

Six Word Biography

Have you ever read Ernest Hemingway's famous six word story? (No? Allegedly, Hemingway was asked to write a story with just six words. His selection: For Sale. Baby Shoes. Never Worn. Striking, devasting and thoughtful).

Sam's blog today drove me to the Harvard Business School blog, which talks about summing up your leadership in six words (their business-y take on Hemingways six word story). I enjoyed reading the comments, seeing what others came up with in regards to a six word business mission statement and it made me try to come up with my own biography in six words. Here are a few that I came up with:

Trying to be kind, every day.
To sum it up, I'm happy.
Authentic, hopeful, informed, kind and loyal. (Yeah, this one was easy!)

But if I had to pick one, this would be it: Devoted to family: biological and otherwise.

1 comment:

  1. Not sure how I missed this until now, but...I like it. Each was telling.
    A limited amount of words seperates the great writers from all the rest.


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