Clearly I have a passion for shaving. It takes such a passion to make a website such as this. I want to tell you a story about how I took my passion, got searching for home security system reviews and ended up getting the bold idea of opening my own barber shop!
I've always had an affinity for art. Well, I would call it art--others may call it doodling on the side of a convenience store fountain drink, but it was more than that to me!
From there, the creativity and expertise in execution that it took for barbers to place intricate designs on people's heads is something that always enamored me, even from an early age.
I would spend my college years going to class, then spending the rest of the day on the couch with my styrofoam cup and just doodle the rest of the day away.
To break up the monotony, I would take the occasional cigarette break and do a little researching on my phone--just like the rest of the world, I would assume, spends their down time from their down time.
A quick game of what I like to call YouTube schizophrenia, a game where you find a random video to watch by selecting 4 "related to" videos from the social media's sidebar and see where you end up. As I'm sure you've guess, the alarm system is the rabbit hole I fell into.
I sat smoking, watching, as an old man bought the equipment for and installed himself a really nice alarm system that was integrated into his phone. He had basically installed a multi-thousand dollar system for next to nothing and wasn't on the hook for a monthly monitoring fee because he held the reigns right there on his smartphone.
The video got my brain firing like it hadn't in years. Not only did this old man flip the script on how I viewed the modern alarm system, but he also showed me that thinking outside the box can help you reap the rewards of your dreams--all you have to do is focus and execute.
I was then stuck with the conundrum of figuring how how I would take action on what I had just learned.
"I know, I'll start a business," I though to myself, "but how can I monetize my passion of aimlessly doodling on styrofoam soda cups?" I wondered.
Piece by piece and little by little, my dream began taking shape, and here I stand before you as a master barber who is certified by the state, and ready to help make your dream hair-do a reality!
It was small connections being made within my brain that helped me come to this realization slowly. Because society is continually programming us to think, feel and act in certain ways, the first steps came in de-programming myself by finding a passion that didn't involve a screen.
This allowed me to think in different ways, and allowed me to become comfortable with the fact that I could find success in doing something I loved to do and was passionate about.
I recommend you find the same in your life!