I work as a training and development consultant. Today, I was at a client’s office, directing a training video and photography shoot. I needed to tell one of the employees to look at a screen, and I accidentally grabbed his arm to get his attention. I immediately apologized and he responded, rather gleefully, “I am a Latin man. We are not offended easily.”
I smiled kind of awkwardly and then he went on to say: “It’s International Women’s Day! Grab whatever you want!”
I knew exactly what he meant and I understood that he was just being friendly, and trying to make me feel more comfortable about my goof. I knew that he was not trying to be a creep or Harry Weinstein type.
But still, that was pretty hilarious. Perhaps I should have quoted the current American president and asked if I could grab him by the…well, of course I won’t quote the current American president.
Weird things seemingly always happen to me. It makes life pretty interesting though; I have to admit.
Until tomorrow my friends…