Amy receives a notification on Facebook: a new person liked the video of a dance routine she choreographed ten years ago.
Justin receives an email from a current student at his alma matter, thanking him for writing the first op-ed to call for trans-friendly restrooms on campus, eight years ago.
Nisha receives an endorsement on LinkedIn from the CTO of a popular messaging app, praising the code she wrote as a summer intern five years ago.
The clearest signal of what matters is what endures.
Fascinating that the work we did that mattered most was rarely done inside a classroom.