Thursday, May 5, 2011

What I Do

   There were a couple people wondering what it is I do for a living, and I thought I just might oblige them. That being said, I don't want to get into it too much. I don't want any of you tracking me down or anything.
   I'm the CEO of a business I started a while back that develops software for small businesses and budding franchises. I make custom inventory systems for wine shops, tournament brackets for used video game stores, etc. And I charge per store, so when those franchises get big, so does my profit.
   Me and a buddy I knew from High school went to the same college and one day we talked to a guy that was just starting out  a video game store franchise. He needed a custom inventory system that he could entice other video game stores with to be under his franchise. We had a few meetings with him over the course of the project, and every single time we wore a suit. If you've read my earlier posts, you know that I bought my first suit at Goodwill. This is the suit I used every time. That $18 investment allowed me to get the upper hand in the negotiations, and I wouldn't be surprised at all if I made over $1000 more from that deal, just because of the suit.
   This is the time in my life that I realized suits were an amazing thing. If my friend hadn't suggested it, I probably would have gone in with a polo shirt, or maybe a button down shirt the first time I met the guy. That might have been enough to land the job, but not enough to be the one in control.
   This might be a bit off topic, but when I eventually got my office, girls openly said that they wanted to have sex with me in my office. I think that a majority of women have some sort of office fantasy that they want fulfilled, so that's just some advice: Get an office. Get a suit. Suit up already.
   I hope this satisfies your curiosity. If I think of anything else I'll leave it down in the comments or make an edit below. Questions always help me. They give me something to write about.

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55 comments:

  1. Get an office. Get a suit. Get laid.

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  2. You're right. I love guys in suits. And in the case of business they give you a feeling of confidence.

    Nice tips. :)

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  3. I've never wear a suit, I should try that :P

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  4. You sound pretty convincing, I already have an office but I don't have a suit... I think I could use some professionalism here.

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  5. A suit shows you makes you look important so people treat you like it, suits rule!!

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  6. Do you wear a suit to all business interactions? I feel like it would be weird to negotiate a car price in a suit, but I am going to be doing that soon, so I need to know!

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  7. I hadn't thought about the buying a car part. I would actually probably not wear one, because they might think you have money and try to jew you that way.

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  8. I'm at least 60% sure you're totally a real life Barney Stinson.

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  9. Hahah. You sound like a pro.

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  10. Step 1) Buy Suit
    Step 2) ???
    Step 3) Get laid.

    I like it.

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  11. the first post have too many reasson

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  12. Got the suit. Putting it on right now. ...

    Done.

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  13. Sounds like a pretty sweet profession.

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  14. Oh my... you are really that "real-life-barney" i´ve been looking for for a long time... need to get me a new suit ASAP :D

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  15. People find me much more enjoyable to be around when I'm in a suit. I guess I just have more confidence and as a result I'm more easy going.

    Maybe it's just the attitude you carry with the suit... hard to day.

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  16. Im still waiting for the story about how you screwed your intern :)

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  17. great blog - it could help do develop yourself!

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  18. Reminds me of HIMYM. Barney Stinson.

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  19. agreed. there's some good books/info out there that tell you how wear a suit correctly. nothing looks worse than a sloppily worn suit.

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  20. Need to get me an office and a suit, asap!

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  21. nice story, i will get a new suit lol

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  22. Good to learn a bit about the man behind the suit.

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  23. might i also suggest you read the 48 laws of power (google it) still trying to master your way of thinking :)

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  24. I'll get a new suit, very inspiring hehe.

    Thanks for post.

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  25. So jealous of you right now, great to hear what you do.

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  26. Wanna hire me? haha I hate jumping from job to job.

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  27. When you gonna put up more blogs? I legitimately like what you post.

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  28. You're always a great read! Keep it up

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  29. That's awesome that you have your own business

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  30. can't wait for next post man

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  31. this is pretty neat.. hope all your clients get big.

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  32. Wow that sounds pretty dope! Good job!

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  33. What's up man, where've you been. Haven't seen a post from you in a while.

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  34. Excellent post! Looking forward to more!

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  35. There are times when its good to fit in.

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  36. Haha I must you you are an amusing re ad!
    Clicking the follow button! =)

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  37. penguin gonna knock you ass out xD

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  38. badass penguin is badass =D

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