Along the same lines - a question?

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Posted by Veronica on July 10, 2002 at 04:30:43:

In reply to: How henna-probs can really work for you! posted by Erfan on July 8, 2002 at 22:24:57:

So when you do henna for a price and it comes out "yuk" and you
now you could of done better do you give them a discount. I
mean I know you have to break even for time and henna itself,
but I think that if I freaked out (which is very possible - since I
don't do it for money now for this very reason) that I would politely
apologize that in my opinion that my work was not up to snuff
and give them a good discount.

It's great that we learn from our experiences, but if we are doing
this for money shouldn't we have some gaurentee. For example
if you go to a restaurant and the cheif is having a bad day and
your food tastes bad wouldn't you expect atleast a discount from
the manager. For me a discount would help with the guilt, but I
would still have some internal searching to do to figure out why I
felt like I did.


: 2 weeks ago,back in Sweden I had to do a VERY importend
pair of
: hennaed hands,for a really wonderful lady.I really NEVER had
: problems with neat beautiful lines and I always slinged my
: FAST-BUT this time I concentrated TOO much on HOW
importend this
: henna-job would be.I started doing her feet-firsd foot was
: beautiful,a kinda shaded hennafoot-second one was okay,BUT
my cone
: started to give me BAD lines-not neat not clean.
: STILL,the second foot wasnīt perfect it was OKAY!Then,I started
: her hands,I wasnīt focused on doing my good job-I was just
: too much abou MY personal-feelings and problems.......when
: design was done I realized how BAD and "YUK" it
: like my work back at my 8th birthday........I felt so sorry,guilty
: and BAD at the same time.The wonderful woman seemed to
be shocked
: about the henna,as she eccepted something MUCH better,BUt
she was
: VERY polite and didnīt say a word.......I really couldnīīt sleep all
: the night-I felt horrible and cryed all night,had ni9ghtmares and
: everything.......I then thought with myself WHY I did my work SO
: slow and BAD-I was TOO much focused on my own
problems,instead of
: doing my work!
: BUT since then,I felt so BAD and was really afraid of doing
: henna......But today I did-and u guys know what?Iīm faster and
: better know,BECAUSE I JUST focus on the henna now!
: Maybe non-importenbd to you guys.....but for me,.it was a GIANT
: of human-kind!*lol*
: Erfan


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