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"You want to be right? Or do you want to be rich?"

I was pissed...I was fuming...I wanted to fight..I like to fight....and I don't mean fight like battles with words. I wanted to physically fight.  I'm an intense person. If you mess with my family or money, getting physical often crosses my mind....but in the grand scheme of things I have a lot to lose and remembering that slows me down most of the time. Thank God.  In the interest of keeping what I've acquired, I bit my tongue and counseled with one of my mentors. After letting me vent he simply asked me one question and it literally shifted my paradigm on a lot of things. Do you want to be right? or you want to be rich? I stopped right in my tracks. Of course I wanted to be right. Everyone wants to be right. I was right. I knew I was right, he knew I was right! We were in agreement that I was right... Then he went to explain "Everyone wants to be right...sometimes even if you are right you can let others win...let others save face...if it goes to the