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Chapter 1 - No One Likes to Be Embarrassed
Chapter 2 - We Could Really Use Someone Like You
"In my head I made a graph like this:
Chapter 3 - My Conundrum
"Both jobs wanted someone who could commit full-time."
Chapter 4 - Orbit 2020
"Half a year later I would be sitting at people’s kitchen table and see one of those cards on the shelf over their sink."
Walking to my area as a family.
Lily following protocol: tape the card to the glass.
Chapter 5 - Week One
"I wanted to open the door, but as cold as it was inside my van, I knew it was colder outside."
"Nobody wants to buy from someone who is desperate. I didn’t want to be that salesman."
"I stepped out into the night."
Yvonne (right) and her partner, Francine (center)
Chapter 6 - Week Two
"I didn’t want to lose any toes to frostbite so we took the van to the shop."
Chapter 7 - Week 4 Knocking
I’d broken down behind a Lowe’s. I came to think of this as the Lowe Point in my career.
Chapter 8 - Gala #1
The banquet was fun, but I needed to earn money.
Everyday my fear was there waiting for me. I couldn’t shake it. The best I could do was keep it at bay.
I arrived at the end of my second month as a door-to-door salesman with no installs.
Chapter 9 - Day Light = Savings
Chapter 10 - Permission to Turn On
Chapter 11 - Eckhart-freaking-Tolle
He trusted his assumptions: people would like him and he would like them. And Apartheid ended.
I didn’t want them pushing me. I wanted to push myself.
“All good stuff comes from leaping. From doing things that might not work,” she said.
Chapter 12 - $8K/Week
Everyone wants to feel like they belong, like they’re part of something good and bigger than themselves.
My weekly paycheck for August 15, 2015 was $14,533.20.
Chapter 13 – Homeless
Yes, I was making amazing money. But the most satisfying parts were the relationships, the helping, the lifting and encouraging, the learning and teaching.
Chapter 14 – I Don’t Think You’re Having a Heart Attack
This moment, or experience, whatever you want to call it, was a mysterious call to courage, an invitation to take a journey, a summoning to a quest or adventure. And it was time to pick up the pace.
Chapter 15 - No One Likes to Be Embarrassed
Chapter 16 – Quite the Local Celebrity
A rising tide lifts all ships. The good ship Rockland had launched.
I believed in love but missed the money.
Chapter 17 - The 100th Season
Chapter 18 - An Accordion for Christmas
Monday, I woke up at 6am. My chest felt tight.
Chapter 19 - Better Than Nothing
Chapter 20 - “You’re Not Crazy”
I started reading Greg McKeown’s bestselling book, Essentialism. This got me:
Chapter 21 - The Simplicity of Fewer Thoughts
"I don’t think my highest contribution is in sales, even as a leader or teacher.” I was getting to the bottom of things.
Chapter 22 - This is Not a Takeover
“You’ve come a long way,” she said.
I’d leveled up.
"...What we do, we do to ourselves—100% of the time."
Or in other words:
Chapter 23 - The Scandal
Chapter 24 - Gala #2
It felt momentous. We took a picture so we could remember it.
It feels good to be a beginner again. I’m scared, but I’m ready.
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