Most of my professional life has been devoted to “behind the scenes” work. When people ask me what I do, I usually say, “I’m a painter.” If they ask for more details, I might describe some of the projects our company has completed. But even if they’ve heard of or been to an airport, hospital, or municipal building we’ve painted, none of them has ever noticed the paint. In commercial painting, it’s usually a bad thing when the paint job attracts notice.
My secondary arena of work has been serving in various advisory and consulting roles for individuals, companies, and organizations—work that has always taken place in one-to-one meetings, boardrooms, or small-group settings. It’s quiet, private, relational work, and I absolutely love it. I’d say it’s my sweet spot.
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