Lessons From the Field #8:
Your Family Needs You
Beyond your responsibilities as your family’s fiduciary, your family depends on you to show them the way through troubled times. As you watch today’s 55 seconds, you may want to ask yourself:
You can only do so much with your own unique abilities; much of your family’s future depends on how you help them develop theirs.
Depending on who you listen to the country is either going to hell or in a revolution.
Between the upcoming polarizing election and the pandemic, it’s easy to become paralyzed.
Every generation has it’s hardships — the great depression, World War II, the polio epidemic, Vietnam. Struggles come and we always find a way out.
Over 35 years ago, I heard Lou Holtz say something that has served me well ever since: “Life is never as good or as bad as it seems…reality always falls somewhere in between.”
Though you may know what is best for your family now, in the years to come, it will be up to them to build on what you have accomplished to carry on your family legacy.
They are counting on you to show them how to do it.
If you do not set things up for them, who will?