Years ago; I was waiting for what I considered to be a very important phone call from my agent. He had left a message the night before stating that three shows that had been booked were now canceled, and a television special I was in the running for, now looked bleak.
I immediately called him the next morning. His secretary said he was in a meeting. She assured me he would call me as soon as the meeting was over. Three hours went by, and still no call. I decided to call again. This time his secretary said he was out to lunch. I hung up the phone. I was very angry. All kinds of negative thoughts were going through my head. When thoughts go through my head – negative or positive – I have a tendency to repeat them out loud as I pace back and forth.
A few more hours went by and I had actually convinced myself that my agent didn’t care about my needs or my career. (more…)