Everyone in life desires to be wealthy. We seek better jobs, larger homes and anything else to help us achieve status. We can strive to increase our leadership ability to see success and wealth obtained. There is nothing wrong with desiring to be wealthy. The pursuit of money is not the root of all evil, but the love of money is. So long as our motives are good and we remain firmly planted in reality wealth is not a bad thing. It is when we allow ourselves to become disconnected with reality and others that it becomes a terrible thing.
Leaders who remain well grounded are those who are surrounded by others who love them. One man’s opinion is this: the more you are loved, the more wealth you have achieved. When you are loved by others and you love them, you will remain grounded in reality. Success cannot go to your head when you have people who will pop the buble of success. I have asked people who are close to me: “If I ever start to develop a swollen head, please deflate me.” This is because I do not want to think I am better than I am. Those who love us will always tell us the truth, because the are truly concerned about our wellbeing. It is only when we surround ourselves by admirers that we can forget who we are and find pride.
True wealth in is having those who love you and loving others.
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