Every once in a while, we make a fool of ourselves.
Thanks to the powers of social media, we can now do it publicly.
Those who have hurt and humiliated themselves, vent their frustration on Facebook and start fishing for some sympathy:
“Life is so unfair! Look what happened to me. Client X did this. Colleague Y said that. My agent doesn’t love me anymore… Woe is me!”
Yes, you’re a miserable son of a gun. Let’s have a pity party and invite some friends. Shared suffering is double the fun, but don’t expect me to join in.
I don’t want to borrow your sorrow and smooth it over with a platitude and a positive attitude because
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is a Dutch-English voice-over pro, coach, and writer. His blog is one of the most widely read and influential blogs in the industry. Paul is also the author of “Making Money In Your PJs, Freelancing for voice-overs and other solopreneurs.”