Adolphe Monet had hopes that his son, Oscar-Claude, would join in managing the family’s grocery business.
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There can be a big difference between what’s best for you, and what someone else thinks is best for you.
Sure, there are times when we’re a bit blind — when we brush aside advice that probably shouldn’t be ignored.
But mostly — particularly when it comes to our own hopes, dreams, and ambitions — we know what’s best. We know what drives us. We know there’s a unique journey that we have to navigate. One where we own the choices.
Ultimately, we know what’s best for ourselves, even if others don’t yet see it.