A friend and film writer who gave us some of the best notes that we received following the performance of The Clowns told me he was initially unsure if he should pass on the notes to me.
“I wasn’t sure how you’d react to them.”
Then he had thought about it for a minute and realized that I was the perfect person to receive his notes.
“You’re the best person to receive a note because no matter what I say, I can’t hurt your feelings. And you’re probably one of the worst people to give a note because you don’t care about the other person’s feelings.”
While I like to think that I temper my honesty with civility, decency and respect, he’s probably right.