In November of 2012, George J. Chanos, former Attorney General of Nevada, suffered a major heart attack. It made him reflect upon his own mortality and sharpened his focus on what’s truly important. It motivated him to prepare for the unexpected. As part of that preparation, he decided to reduce to writing what he considered life’s most important lessons. Lessons he wanted to leave his daughter and his nephew (both Millennials) in the event that he wasn’t there to deliver them personally. Lessons that he believed would help them to lead a happy, successful and meaningful life.
The 22 chapters of Seize Your Destiny are those lessons. This article is an excerpt from Chapter 1, which provides a more detailed discussion of this subject.