Here is H. James Wilson recent blog entry at Harvard Business Review blog, which I find fascinating and felt strongly that want to share it you. Copying below.
Think for a moment about the first words you say when you talk about your life. Are you more apt to say “I live my life…” or “I lead my life…”?
It’s far more likely that you and the people who influence you use the former. There are 90 times more Google hits today for “I live my life” than “I lead my life.” Moreover, “live life” has been inexorably increasing in popularity over the last century, as my Ngram comparison of usage in English-language books shows. Continue reading