Having A Good Name is Everything

When you come out the womb, you are born into a world of signs and symbols, of words that mean different things to different people.

The name you are given may not mean anything at all, but the life that gets created around your name is shaped by that name. If you have the last name King, people will forever think of you as a king (even though you aren’t one).

In fact, there is a great scene in the movie “The Founder,” where Ray Kroc, who is battling the McDonald brothers over control of the company, talks about this. Asked why, as opposed to…