I’m sure of it.
All 100% to blame here.
I’ve worked from home for 12 years, and my dog Casino is 5. So all he’s known is this odd guy that’s almost always around – never goes out to a job like most do – and talks to himself more than what’s normal.
He smells me coming home from a workout at 10 in the morning, when most are on their coffee break. The small ain’t hard to notice
He sees me the odd afternoon stretched out on the couch napping. More often than not with a keyboard in front of me, writing something.
The last couple years, if you’ve been following my story, have involved a bit of moving around with me and the hound.
His only saving grace is that I love to go out for fast 30 minute walks daily. Most days, twice a day.
That keeps him, somewhat, sane.
Questionable sanity… as you’ll see reasons on why, next.
You can see in this rather unusual video my budding movie-makers (aka – my daughters) put together the other night…
SPOILER ALERT: They make fun of me in soooo many ways in this video!
I’m very proud of my daughters with the tenacity they’ve shown in their video creation!
They are getting into the editing of video more and more – and they are creating some AWESOME videos!
This one is a little make-fun-of-Troy style… more than I am used to, but I can take it! My daughters (and their friend) had a blast making fun of my ‘quirks’ and I love sharing it with you!
About 6 or 7 years ago, I let my daughters give me a makeover one Saturday afternoon and gladly shared the picture-proof with my newsletter readers… makeup, and barrettes in their glittery glory.
Being the marketing geek I am, I turned it into a Marketing ‘Makeover’ promotion, of course (never waste a good opportunity to be more personal with your clients and prospects!).
But this ADD-meets-marketer-meets-addictive-personality thing causes issues.
With my dogs.
With my kids.
Luckily, my kids are GREAT kids and excelling in school… so it can’t be that bad.
Me and the dog, I can deal with.
Still think the dog needs therapy – the kids are good for now.
Me… the jury is out.
All I know is that I am proud of my girls and the 175 or so videos they’ve done.
It’s taught them: trial and error, some humility, some persistence, the power of self-education, and the pursuit of a big-picture dream (they want to develop a highly successful Youtube channel – and they are DEFINITELY doing the right things, as we speak!).
…pretty good lessons I think EVERY entrepreneur should learn!
Entrepreneurs are an odd bunch.
I’m proud to be one.
I’m proud to be raising some.
And I get why we seem so off-the-wall.
It’s not the lifestyle for everyone… but it is the lifestyle for a unique type of person….
Warning: it may cause you to need therapy too.
Speaking of which…
…are you in need of some marketing therapy?
FREEEEE marketing therapy (if you qualify).
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