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Yes, I Love Hip-Hop – What Else Don’t You Know About Me?

Liston Witherill
Liston Witherill
1 min read

This week in my newsletter I included a recommendation of Black Thought’s new album. If you’re not familiar with him, check out this ten-minute flawless live rap he delivered on Funkmaster Flex’s show.

It’s not the first time someone was surprised to learn that I love hip-hop. It’s actually my second love in life, the first being basketball.

Here’s the thing: the assumptions we make about people are often wrong. It’s not your fault though. We have to make assumptions to make sense of the world.

But when you’re in a selling situation, it’s your assumptions that’ll kill your progress. Your assumptions may be completely wrong, and almost always incomplete.

So yes, I love hip-hop. I even produce hip-hop, rap, and record it when I have time. I can prove it.

What are you assuming about your potential clients?

Acknowledge them, then check those assumptions at the door.