“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”John Wooden
Character is the set of values that guide your life. In many ways, it is the core of our being. Character includes noble traits such as kindness, bravery, honesty, and faithfulness, to name a few.
A person with character has the ability to reason deliberately. They think about the actions they can perform to reach a desired goal. A person with character makes a conscience choice to take action that is consistent with their values. Wisdom and good character are most important when perfect knowledge is not available.
In this attachment, David Brooks, an incredible writer and journalist, outlines 15 propositions in what he calls the Humility Code – The Road to Character. Take your time and read all 15 propositions and think about how these can provide a moral compass on your journey through life…