As an advisor, your work will almost always create discomfort—in you and your clients.
And at times, things may even get stressful. If it were easy, they wouldn’t have hired you in the first place.
But as a professional, it also helps to bring an air of positivity. To bring your best outlook to the project and add energy vs. being the one in the room who absorbs it.
It doesn’t mean you have to be blind to negativity. You do have to be willing to say the hard truths and call out the emotions in the room at times.
You even need to be ready to throw a few elbows, too. You’re not a punching bag, after all.
But it does help to stay constructive and carry the best outlook possible to the table.
You owe it to your clients and they will appreciate it. And that’s good for business.
Bring your best self.