Ripples #564: Reputation vs. Character.
Monday, Mar 15, 2010
The Ripples Project is a tribe of 24,980
who believe tiny actions create big possibilities
Reputation is the shadow: character is the tree.
-Abraham Lincoln, submitted by JDN, Amarillo TX
Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your
character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what
others think you are.
-Dale Carnegie, submitted by Steve R., Madison WI
Have you become a person that would make your grama proud? Do you make the
right choices when no one else is looking? What action could you take this
week to strengthen your CHARACTER?
Perhaps you need to speak up on behalf of someone else, or do the right
thing even if it isn’t convenient, or maybe find the courage to apologize
and make ammends for a past wrong.
You may notice that as your CHARACTER grows, so does the shadow called your