The self- employed are never far from the television when the investors are swimming in the Shark Tank. It’s become an addiction for those passionate entrepreneurs looking to take their businesses to the next level with a little help from the Sharks.
I am no exception, finding myself glued to the television imagining myself in front of the shrewd investor panel tuning my ears off to the words “I’m out”. Because it’s just not possible to believe that these Sharks don’t share my passion and vision.
But why just sit around like the countless masses dreaming about my opportunity between commercials? I have decided to throw my hat in the Shark Tank ring and take a chance on becoming the NBT (Next Big Thing)!
So my husband Greg and I loaded up the truck and drove to Tennessee! Casting calls were the next day so we thought we’d swing by and familiarize ourselves with the area the day before.
We soon came upon a line of eager Shark Tank hopefuls vying to be one of the first 500 entrepreneurs guaranteed to be seen by the Shark Tank Casting team.
The entrepreneurial spirit was manifested when a young “go-getter” offered to call us when the line got to 100 people for a mere $20. My husband promptly rejected the offer with a curt “I’m Out”! Even though this strategy may have afforded us some much-needed sleep it really didn’t matter because we didn’t sleep a wink that Thursday night. (more…)
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