She’d been fired.
When I read my client’s update, I winced. She’d lost her biggest account, and it hurt – both her intended budget for the year, and her heart.
She was a professional, so she took it in stride. But she felt awful, and I knew it.
There could be any number of reasons why her client quit, and we reviewed several. Perhaps she wasn’t clear enough about her expectations. Perhaps she went a little too fast. Perhaps they didn’t understand the real value of what she did for them.
Perhaps she was just a little ‘too much’, a little too intense.
Boy, could I relate.
I, too, have often been told I was “too intense”. Continue reading