The holiday season is usually a time of year that inspires people to be their best self — and “live their best life.” But a trait that’s often undervalued when living a Rich Life is generosity.
One of my favorite stories about generosity comes from Steve Wynn, the hotelier, in this article from The New Yorker.
Steve decided to sell a painting he’d acquired, a Picasso, for a hundred and thirty-nine million dollars. (Yes, $139 million for a painting, “the highest known price ever paid for a work of art.”)
From The New Yorker:
“That weekend, Wynn had some friends visiting from New York…they were staying, as they often do, at his hotel and casino, the Wynn Las Vegas. As they had dinner together on Friday night, Wynn told them about the sale. “The girls said, ‘We’ve got to see it tomorrow,’” Wynn recalled last week. “So I said, ‘I’ll be working tomorrow.