We were selling our business. It’s not an easy task. I had recently given my life to Christ and was trying to walk in His ways. It wasn’t always working. When one deal fell through, I went for a walk. I talked to God the whole way. I asked Him questions such as “Why God would you do this now, when we almost had a terrific offer?”
The truth is, it’s not really about the format of the content as much as it is the quality it provides people. If “high-end photography” is the key, then how is it that low-budget meme-factory Instagram pages have three million followers? If video is the key, how come there are YouTube channels with content being posted weekly that barely scratch 1,000 subscribers?
I was once pretty much terrified of trying most things that I needed to do simply because I was afraid that I might fail at it, and they are still certain things that I am afraid of trying to this day. Fortunately, I dug deep and understood why I felt that way and addressed the issue.
Amidst all your loathing and dislike, there is also a chance that they may be able to teach you something. You’re probably not going to want to hear it at first, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth listening. Moving past your personal gripes and pet peeves could open your mind to ideas you didn’t think you’d like.
I explained to him in plain English, exactly what I meant. Experiences like this serve as a good reminder of how idioms, metaphors and jargon cause communication problems. When one side does not understand it results in confusion or misunderstanding.