What’s in a name is your reputation.
What’s in a name is your character.
What’s in a name are every word you choose to say and every action you choose to take.
What’s in a name is the story others tell about who you are and what’s most important to you.
What’s in a name are all the thoughts, feelings, and experiences that accompany the sound of the few syllables that identify you.
Can people trust your name?
Your name as an author? Husband? Friend? Business partner?
Maybe you need to start thinking about your name with a bit more intentionality.
Maybe you need to start living up to your name in your private life like you claim to in your public life.
Maybe you need to start working to re-brand your name, associating it with humility, perseverance, generosity, and love rather than selfishness, greed, laziness, and hypocrisy.
Maybe you need to make amends with others, and begin to re-write the story that they associate your name with.
Maybe you need a brand new name, like Paul or Peter, to signify a new start.
Obviously, there is quite a bit contained within a name.
But most important, what’s in your name?