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I recently wrapped up a judging process for a project I'm managing at work.  The CMO of the company I work for was a judge.  I am used to working with CMOs, there are a lot of them in the association I work for.  But not CMOs where I see them give updates to the entire company, the company where I work.

He called me a few times with questions and every time I saw his name come up on my phone, I started sweating.  He's super nice and I really enjoyed working with him so why did I always start sweating?  I was actually the one helping him out with his questions.

So why do we (or maybe it's just me) do this?

Not that this article specifically applies, but I really enjoyed it:  What You Learn in Your 40s.
There are no grown-ups. We suspect this when we are younger, but can confirm it only once we are the ones writing books and attending parent-teacher conferences. Everyone is winging it, some just do it more confidently.
Lately, I've tried to remind myself of this fun fact. 

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