I failed this Quiz..bet you will too.

Name the five wealthiest people on the planet.

Name the last five Heisman Trophy winners.

Name the last five Miss America winners.

Name ten people who have won the Pulitzer Prize.

Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.

Name the last decade’s worth of World Series winners.


If you are like me, you didn’t do too well, so let’s move on to the next quiz and see if you do better..


List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.

Name three friends who helped you through a difficult time.

Name three people who taught you something worthwhile.

Think of a few people who made you feel appreciated and special.

Think of three people you enjoy spending time with.

Name six heroes whose stories have inspired you.


The take-away of this little exercise is to remind ourselves that while pursuing credentials and excellence in our fields is certainly noble and to be applauded, what people will truly remember us for is not what we achieve but how we touched and positively influenced the lives of others.


Quizes from “Where will you be five years from today?” by Dan Zadra

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