Making Hard Choices Part 1: Choosing Clients

Making Hard Choices Part 1: Choosing Clients

This article is the first in a two-part series. Recently, a successful Bay Area teacher shared a startling challenge. Despite her success, she has been struggling with clients who express prejudices against her because of the color of her skin. They request the “other” teacher or “feel more comfortable” with someone else or even, she says, shy away from her physical touch. Not only is she suffering personally, her other clients notice the affect it has on her and the studio in general. Although angry, she still feels unsure as to what she should do. No matter how much we think we need the business or believe we are taking the higher road by allowing someone to treat us badly – and this means disregarding our policies,... Continue ...

Posted on December 1, 2011 By