IYCA Criticism is something I’ve just come to accept as part of my job.
It’s far easier to throw a brick at a house than it is to build one yourself.
And thus far since creating and launching the IYCA, I’ve seen firsthand how
that statement is true.
From world-class, big name industry icons to local youth sports Coaches, I
have taken my share of lumps over the past few years.
They publicly demean.
They get personal and attack my character.
It used to bother me some, I’ll admit.
Doesn’t phase me an ounce anymore.
Quite frankly, I sort of like it (is that odd???).
When you’re doing something of worth, it draws attention from all kinds of people.
Some are fans, some think you’re an idiot.
But you soon come to realize that the bad is going to come with the good.
The reason I’m bringing this up is because a good friend of mine recently forwarded
me an article about this very topic.
One particular sentence caught my attention –