In this episode, Doug and Jessica Pettitt discuss: Making assumptions How we present ourselves to others To share or not to share edits The White Guy Whisperer Key Takeaways: Judging a situation negatively impacts us when we start to assume that they’re 100 percent correct How you decide to take other people’s comments and critiques is up to you Live your life as if you feared nothing A keynote speaker is a stand-up comedian with a point   “Everyone is making a story about everyone else and everyone is trying to portray their story to everyone else… stop that and just be you.” – Jessica Pettitt   About Jessica Pettitt: Jessica Pettitt, M.Ed., CSP, pulls together her stand-up comedy years with 15+ years of diversity trainings in a wide range of organizations to serve groups to move from abstract fears to actionable habits that lead teams to want to work together. With a sense of belonging and understanding, colleagues take more risks with their ideation, conserve precious resources through collaboration, and maintain real connections with clients over time.   Connect with Jessica Pettitt: Twitter: @jesspettitt Website: Jessica’s Book: Good Enough Now     Reach Us Here: Doug- @DJDoug Strickland- @NiceGuyonBiz Show notes by show producer: Anna Nygren   Nice Guys Links Support the podcast at Subscribe to the Podcast – You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it. Podcast Production, Concept to Launch Book Doug and/or Strick as a speaker at your upcoming event. Amazon #1 Best selling book Nice Guys Finish First. Doug’s Business Building Bootcamp (10 Module Course)   Survey: Take our short survey so The Nice Guys know what you like.     Partner Links: Click before buying anything. Help support the podcast. Interview Valet:  Get interviewed on top podcasts and share your message. Acuity Scheduling: Stop wasting time going back and forth scheduling appointments Dalyn Miller PR — Guest Placement and Promotion Social Quant – Boost your Twitter following the right way. Targeted reach   Promise Statement: To provide an experience that is entertaining and adds value to your life.   Don’t underestimate the Power of Nice.