What Money Does to People
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the
contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind. – W. Somerset Maugham
I said “money” in the title because I think that’s the key factor at play.
One of my limiting beliefs about money and success is that I’ll be an as$hol& if I’m successful.
The fact of the matter is that money only amplifies who you are.
If you’re a jerk, and you get more money, you’ll be a bigger jerk.
If you’re generous and kind, and you get more money, you’ll just have more ways to be generous and kind.
So, there you have it, I can go ahead and make lots of money. The only thing I need to do is make sure I focus on being a good person – money has no actual power of me.
Or you can . . . .