A few weeks back, I was flying home from a business trip when the 80-year-old passenger next to me struck up a conversation. After several minutes, I learned he was still working — every single day for about eight hours a day.
At 80, I asked him when he might consider retiring from his job. My new friend corrected me right away. Quite patiently, he shook his head and said, “Greg, what I do is not a job. It’s a vocation.”
Vocation is a strong word and a profound concept. It’s a desire and passion to do what you love