After more than twelve and a half years at the same company, my husband lost his job today. We are preparing to swap roles. He will become the primary caregiver for our children, house manager, and home school teacher while I work on my voiceover business full-time.
The stakes are high! We have a family to support.
It really stinks that my husband lost his job, but, he’s not alone. People all over the US are losing jobs, being furloughed, or put in other less-than-ideal situations.
I’ve been training to be a professional voice actor for 2 years now, and The Power of Broke is about to kick in. I’ve been wanting the opportunity to focus on my voiceover business full-time, and I’m about to find out what I can achieve with my family’s full support!
If you’re not familiar with “The Power of Broke,” it’s both a concept and a book. Daymond John, founder of FUBU and investor on ABC’s reality TV series Shark Tank wrote a book called The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage. www.amazon.com/dp/B00WPQHK14/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_v2lREbMBV845Y The concept of the book is that desperation leads to innovation. When there is no other source of income, creativity, resourcefulness, and passion can help a person fight for success. Daymond’s book has been on my list for a while. I’ll be reading it this month. And, I’ll be living it too.
I also have some great interview shows coming up. Here’s a little about the next four!
On Friday, May 8, Ohio Pharmacist Dave Bitkowski will be on the show. He’ll talk about RX Target Systems, a business he founded as a creative outlet and additional income stream. The business shares a connection to his advocacy work for his daughter’s rare kidney disease granulomatosis with polyangiitis, also known as GPA. rxtargetsystems.com
On Friday, May 22, The CEO and Founder of Beyond the Diagnosis, Patricia Weltin, will be on the show. Did you know that it’s possible to raise awareness of rare diseases within the medical community through art? Join us May 22, and find out how art is increasing research and raising awareness of rare diseases! beyondthediagnosis.org
I’ll tell you about two more up-coming episodes, then I’ll wrap this up!
On Friday, June 5, I’ll share my interview with Longhaulpaul, a New Hampshire man who is on a Million Mile Journey, CHASING THE CURE for Multiple Sclerosis…on a motorcycle. As a patient advocate, he shares his story at MS educational events and fundraisers. As a long distance motorcycle rider, he presents entertaining and motivational seminars for motorcyclists and the general public across the United States. longhaulpaul.com
Finally, on Friday, June 19, Dr. Anna Garrett will be on the show. She is a pharmacist entrepreneur, Menopause Expert, Hormone Balancing Specialist, Women’s Health Educator and Advocate, Medipreneurs Co-Founder, and Author of the book Perimenopause: The Savvy Sister’s Guide to Hormone Harmony. She helps women in midlife balance their hormones, burn fat and feel amazing in their bodies so they can rock their mojo through menopause and beyond. drannagarrett.com
I had no idea that misfortune would lead to the opportunity I now face. I’ll continue to share my journey in the solo shows every other week. Subscribe, and find out what happens!
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