Exercise | December 2011

What We Carry: Success, Failure, and Happiness in Family Systems

by Timothy Butler

Abstract

The purpose of this exercise is to enable participants to identify essential career and life themes. The core task of the exercise is to extract themes, images, metaphors and "dynamic tensions" from a list of exciting careers that have been selected from a larger career list.

Keywords: Family and Family Relationships; Success; Failure; Happiness;

Citation:

Butler, Timothy. "What We Carry: Success, Failure, and Happiness in Family Systems." Harvard Business School Exercise 812-026, December 2011.