CHAPTER 7Grounding How to Balance Yourself for Partnership

You can tell you are about to meet a carrier of balance and tranquility when a colleague’s face lights up as he announces “Let me get David for you.” The coworker’s animated look lodges your eager anticipation somewhere between “You’re in for a treat” and “You ain’t gonna believe this!”

Then it happens. You come to face to face with a person who has fallen hopelessly in love with his role!

We were staying at the Marriott Oak Brook near Chicago and were having drinks with a client before going on to a nearby restaurant to meet another client for dinner. Running a bit behind schedule, we were anxious about making our dinner reservation in time. The restaurant was beyond walking distance ...

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