The society can call you names but it is your duty to manage the image you project to society. People talk, what kind of news are you giving the society?
To be a person of influence, add value to people and serve others. An Influencial person is others-centred. You can never be influential if you are selfish.
Who is a Servant?
A servant is a person who puts;
1. Service over status
2. Character over comfort
3. We over me
To be an influencer;
1. Do not rely on your title
2. Choose to believe in people and their potential
3. See life from other people's perspective
4. Create an environment of encouragement
5. Measure success by how much you add value to others