‘If you work in the house of A, you can’t expect payment from the house of B.’
I first read this quote when I was in my twenties. Sadly, I can’t remember now where I read it and no amount of googling over the years has put me out of my misery. But I pass it along because it’s such a useful starting point for a whole range of coaching dilemmas.
I found it as a young writer and it stuck with me. I was just starting out on what has been a lifetime of decisions around creativity, money, social acceptance and happiness. The thinking inherent in it has saved me from regret and dissatisfaction and any number of therapy sessions! [Read more…]