It Might Take Twenty Years

When will you know the impact you have had on someone?

It might be a long time according to Amos Alonzo Stagg, the legendary football coach.

Amos Alonzo Stagg Quote - How Good of a Job I Did

I read that recently in the book Coach John Wooden: 100 Years of Greatness as I was sitting at our financial advisor’s office and it hit me like a ton of bricks.

In today’s world of instant gratification and feedback, you might have to wait twenty or thirty years to know the impact you had on someone’s life. So live every moment with the intention of having lasting effect on those you lead or follow or simply interact with.