Words can hurt and words can heal. And because words matter so much, folk stories have taught us exactly that.
Remember the story of Rumpelstiltskin?
Once upon a time, a greedy king asked a peasant girl to spin a bunch of straw into gold or he would kill her. In her desperation, she accepted the help of a weird-looking, little man who would do the magic for her, as long as he could keep her first-born baby.
After attending one of my Stand Out by Being You workshops, a participant sent me this comment: “I believe I do my best work with clients who are not at all like me. But when you talked about archetypes in your course, I understood you said that our best clients are those who are like us.”
This article is my answer to the question: Are my clients exactly like me? Continue reading →