Life is about your journey. Who we become in the process. When you’re honest with yourself, and transparent with others it’s life changing. After many failed blogs I had one that actually saved my life. A simple community of Cowboys fans on Facebook. A community that ultimately gave me the Honor, Courage, and Commitment to have the guts to share my story with the world. We ultimately get what we negotiate out of life. A closed mouthwill not fed.
Here is a little back story about the previous 3 years that led me to here.
Planning to retire from the Navy in June 2016 the plan was to open and operate my own business here in the Pacific North West. A sports bar actually, with a fantasy sports concept. That fell through once getting into the weeds of the business plan with state legislation not in favor of that kind of business model.
Back to the drawing board. Brainstorming ideas on how to find a niche opportunity business model. At the time I had started blogging, and was really intrigued on how to build a tribe and monetize it. I ventured into creating online courses for that industry as well. Due to that industry being seasonal primarily around one sport, it was back to the drawing board again. Life as an entreprenuer in the making.
In early spring of 2017 I was actually hired into a direct sales position with Comcast in Puyallup. My job with COmcast/Xfinity allowed me to continue to serve others within specific PNW communities as an Xfinity Sales Ambassador. As of August of 2019 I have terminated my employement with Comcast, and began my journey as an entrepreneur/ blogger. A mind is a terrible thing to waste. BANG!
Why we all have our own brand with unique value propositions
Finally, my previous role with Xfinity allowed me the opportunity to leverage my natural skill sets. Since being hired in 2017 and experiencing early success, I wanted to take 2019 to another level. Always bet on yourself. Personally branding myself now through written content. In addition, networking and connecting with others along my journey. Hoping to inspire and save at least one life along the way.
“If you breathing you achieving.”
As a direct salesman I knocked doors, and sold Xfinity services for a living to complete strangers. Hardly not the type of role many retired military would pursue. Especially one with a “Lone Wolf” attitude on life dealing with major depression issues. Truth is however, I absolutely loved it! It kept me connected with people. One’s who would never the real me. In the end, it was the ultimate death of the character “Comcast Cowboy” along with the rebirth of BG. As one system crashes another is built.
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Within us all there is perosnal brand. A message we send out to all who are connected to us. My mission is to share with each of you who visit here everything I have to offer. Sharing both successes and failures through the course of my life personally and professionally. I will talk about a variety of topics from family, sports, religion, politics, and lastly the one medication that carried me throught this all. Cannabis. After all, it is legal here in WA state. It’s only a matter of time before the rest of the US catches up. Follow yours truly so we can Change the GAME together here!
What is it that you’re chasing in life? More money, financial freedom, physical fitness, starting a blog, or wanting to share your story with the world too? Negotiate with life, it could save your own.
Thank you for stopping by, and please leave me a comment below so we can get to negotiating!
“You don’t get what you deserve you get what you negotiate.”