People are seen by others and they also see themselves. Perception is multilayered. A stimulus is perceived and each person brings his or her own baggage into the frame when they draw conclusions about meaning.
Is there any way of making sure that a symbol is construed in the way it was conceived? Are there any guarantees that someone who finds external favour will always do so?
Speaking for one’s self, promptings from within tend to produce the best results in the long term. Building trust and track records are tasks that need to be done in order to set up a stall in the market place. Knowing when to move on from that mindset is also important.
Does each phase of a journey bring new angles to the trust building exercise? This could be so.
This leathery old hound is still figuring out the rules of the game.