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Very similar to the boxing proverb, not word for word but an approximation "It's not about how hard you hit, it's about if someone hits you hard, can you still stand on your feet?", or something like that
Customer: A pessimism consultant - what's that?
Me: I tell you the uncomfortable truths you need to hear in order to help you improve
Customer: That doesn't sound useful
Me: You are not ready to improve