There’s a good day, and then there’s a pandemic good day. Let me explain. Every time I start a call, the first words out of someone’s mouth are, “How are you?” After years of networking, my business reflexes automatically say, “Good! You?” That usually prompts a round of pleasantries, and then we roll right into the business topic.
But I have to reveal a little secret. I don’t trust anyone that’s just “good” right now. If you can say you’re good without admitting that anything — the pandemic, the economy, racial injustice, etc. — is getting to you? I