The other terror that scares us from self-trust is our consistency; a reverence for our past act or word, because the eyes of others have no other data for computing our orbit than our past acts, and we are loath to disappoint them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Emerson says: “Always do what you are afraid to do.” What is ‘too scary’ to write about? Try doing it now.
Telling asshole’s I have to deal with in business (whether I necessarily have a choice or not) to go and fuck themselves, actually.
My mother used to say, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all”. I’m not sure that’s good advice.
As it happens, I offloaded such a client this afternoon, but did so with relative tact and diplomacy. Perhaps I should have read today’s #Trust30 missive a little earlier, because he needed to be told …