We all do it. We shine up those bios and resumes with hard-earned credentials we hope will sell our expertise and attract people flocking to us for our services. Things like our degrees, certifications, selected professional experiences, awards and publications are our “professional insurance” to prevent business scarcity—or so we think.
Recently I took a workshop with the nationally renowned, Terry McBride. What makes Terry special as a motivational speaker is his powerful story of healing from a chronic ecoli infection in his spinal column at age 24, an event requiring 23 surgeries within an eleven-year period.