Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught.
A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
Dear Louisiana politicians and public figures,
I am an extremely forgiving person – really. Maybe it is because of my poor memory or maybe because I recognize that we are all human and am also a compassionate person. Life and relationships are about trust and what is most important is the decisions you make when nobody is watching you. If you choose to make a bad decision, the WORST thing in the world you can do is not admit you were wrong and make a mistake. These are lessons that I teach my kids.
Louisiana is the best state (hands down) and I am proud to call it my home. To refresh your memory, my family chose to come and live here after Katrina. We want to be proud of everything our state has and does, and certainly, we want to be proud of the people we elect and who serve us publicly. However, please don’t take us for idiots and laugh in our faces when you almost taunt us by continuing to pretend we don’t recognize your faults.
If you humiliate, steal from or lose the trust the people you serve, it is time to move along and try your hand at another career choice.
Greta Perry “The Princess of Positive”
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One Reply to “When you make a mistake…”
Even at my young age of 33 (34 next month!) I have already learned that admitting you are wrong or made a mistake makes life easier, eases your mind and in some cases makes things right with your boss. The boss might not be happy immediately, but in the long run he/she will respect you for being accountable.
Political figures, just be accountable for your actions and you might gain some respect from your boss (the voters)- even if you made a bad decision.
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