In Leave a Legacy That Counts, author and award-winning business leader Terrie Davoll Hudson answers the questions so many of us wonder: How do we leave an enduring legacy for our loved ones, and what exactly will that legacy be?
Of course, many automatically assume one’s legacy should be financial, but as Hudson illuminates to readers, that is not—and should not—always be the case. By sharing personal anecdotes and questioning the reader on a multitude of subjects regarding their own lives and values, Hudson guides us to understand not only where our values in life lie, but how to etch those values into our legacies that will be passed on for generations.
Leave a Legacy That Counts was a Silver IPPY Award Winner in 2020.
Terrie is a savvy, award-winning business leader, inspiring motivational speaker, professional coach, and now author, with over thirty years of leadership in sales and operational excellence. She is known as an energetic caring person who loves to have fun while getting things done. Her book Leave a Legacy That Counts was awarded the Silver IPPY Award in 2020.
Terrie has spent a lifetime leading, coaching, and mentoring others. If you want to get her going, ask her to speak about the value of investing in others. She can give you 5 or 50 minutes of rousing motivation for doing so. She is also a passionate community advocate, deeply committed to educating women and lifting women and families out of poverty.
She runs on tea, tomatoes, good music and dancing.
An easy but meaningful read, that offers several insights into seemingly common topics. Hudson's years of experience as a motivational speaker, encourages the reader to put her pointers into practice to live an inspiring life that brings meaning not only to oneself, but to the world one leaves behind as well. An uplifting book that strengthens your self-belief and motivates you to do more and be more.
This is a quick and generally easy little read about a very deep topic. For many people, talking or even thinking about the end of their life is uncomfortable. Yet, Hudson has framed the concept of legacy in the here and now.
I was particularly excited to read this book as one of my life goals is to "Leave a lasting legacy". Hudson frames out how to go about deciding what you want your legacy to be, no matter whether it's financial, material, biological, or values based. She then provides a number of practical steps to begin moving forward in creating that legacy.
The writing style is casual and friendly. Multiple current and historical figures are used as examples. Hudson has done a good job of crafting story and how to into a book that is just simple and easy to read and quite pleasurable.
Terrie D Hudson patiently takes you on her personal life’s journey as she challenges you to reflect upon your life and what it is and will mean to others after you have left this world. The book is an easy read but yet entices you to think seriously about life!
I really enjoyed this book, it’s easy to read and it makes you examine yourself as to how you want to be known when you leave this earth. She supports her theory with short stories to illustrate how legacies were created and changed intentionally. Great motivational reading