MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY: Discover the TOP 3 Things that Damages Your Name
As we grow in our businesses and move up the ladder of success, let’s be sure that we don’t allow our “success” to go to our heads and cause us to behave out of character. Today’s post will share the top 3 things that will immediate lead to defamation of character, i.e., damage your name, IF you are unaware of the warning signs and know how to turn things around before it’s too late.
We must, must, must, make sure that our name is not defiled by:
- Lust – lust is conceived when we allow ourselves to fall into temptation. Now you may be wondering how or what does that have to do with you and your business. Here’s how: when we get into our business endeavors and discover that things aren’t turning around as quickly as we had originally imagined and its requiring “work” in order to get the income or the rankings that we saw/see in others. When this doesn’t happen as quickly as we’d like, then we’re off to the next best thing (shiny object syndrome) looking for a “get rich quick” scheme that will get us there without all the work. Not going to happen and if that’s where you are finding yourself, then you got into your endeavor with the wrong purpose of heart. Instead of it being purpose/passion driven, it was financially driven and NO ONE told you success comes overnight.
- Pride – pride comes into play once we’ve begun to see some success and started climbing the ranks and begin to feel as though we deserve to be treated a certain way or addressed a certain way. There’s nothing wrong with being proud of your accomplishments but don’t let it go to your head and not pay it forward to help the next person or someone on your team get ahead like you. Someone paved the way for you so now it’s your turn to pave the way for those that are coming up the ranks behind you. Take someone under your wing and mentor them. Show them the ropes. The moment you take the focus off yourself, blessings will begin to overflow to and for you. Don’t let pride have its way with you; pay it forward.
- Greed – greed is the final result of your choices derived from lust and pride. You suffer the consequences of those choices and we both know, that won’t be a good feeling. Don’t heap everything upon yourself. Pour into others. Genuinely care for those that do business with you AND those that partner with you. They’re coming to you for a reason. There was something about you that they could relate to and so they chose you to do business with. Don’t allow greed to mess that up.
These 3 things can have damaging effects on your name. Our reputation is on the line. If we stand to have any sort of credibility in our specific niche, then we must make every effort to be sure that those things we do, don’t defile, damage or defame our name.
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Until next time….
Stay in it to win it,
Joe & Shelly King