and why should you care?
(He) never told a lie I can think of. Sometimes he paid a high price for his honesty. If he thought someone was a jerk he would say something subtle like, “You’re a jerk”. If work wasn’t up to snuff, he’d let you down easy by saying, “That sucks.” Then he’d make it better.”
Tell me you wouldn’t want the people you’ve worked with over the years to say THIS about you.
We make our reputations and show our character every single day by the way we treat others, by the standard we hold ourselves to, by the generosity we prove through our actions.
That is always worth a reminder.