The big question about how people behave is whether they’ve got an Inner Scorecard or an Outer Scorecard.
It helps if you can be satisfied with an Inner Scorecard.
I always pose it this way. I say: ‘Look, Would you rather have tons of money and live a simple life or Have a Big house and Flashy cars all on debt just to impress your associates,
Would you rather be the world’s greatest lover, but have everyone think you’re the world’s worst lover? Or would you rather be the world’s worst lover but have everyone think you’re the world’s greatest lover?’
Now, that’s an interesting question.
Here’s another one. If the world couldn’t see your results, would you rather be thought of as the world’s greatest investor but in reality have the world’s worst investment record? Or be thought of as the world’s worst investor when you were actually the best?
In teaching your kids, the lesson they’re learning at a very, very early age is what their parents put the emphasis on. If all the emphasis is on what the world’s going to think about you, forgetting about how you really behave, you’ll wind up with an Outer Scorecard.
This too shall pass,
Decide whether you want to impress the world or be content.
Choice is yours.
Stay blessed Forever.