Avoiding the success trap for a fuller life

Investing in intimate and loving relationships with your family leads to happiness that endures

If the home I live in (Housing Board flat), the car I drive (Toyota Altis) and where I go for holidays (staycations) do not affect the quality of my life, how do I measure my life?

In Clayton Christensen's best-selling book, How Will You Measure Your Life?, the thesis is that successful people invest in things with tangible and visible short-term returns versus investing in things that take longer to show results.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 24, 2019, with the headline 'Avoiding the success trap for a fuller life'. Print Edition | Subscribe