Last Tuesday I got a call from my good friend Jay saying that Johnny Cupcakes was having a lecture 30 minutes away at 5 o’clock. As soon as I got off work I hopped in my car and drove there with one goal in mind. You see I attended one of his lectures previously in October 2009. I have heard his story and gained great inspiration from it. My reason for going this time was to be featured on the blog. I listened to his great tips and waited it out as I watched other people have conversations with him. Then finally it was my turn. With a hearty handshake I introduced myself and started asking him in depth questions about his blog. I have been following his blog for about 2 years now so I know a lot about what goes on with his brand. Then I asked him the dreaded question, “Do you think you can post about me on your blog?” He said that he could not guarantee anything I gave him my business card and he told me to hold it up as he snapped a few pictures of me. Then we shook hands and parted. The whole way home I was kicking myself, “Man I should have told him more of what has happened to me since I started this brand. The collections I released the people I’ve met, the emails I have received. I should have said so much more. He will never post about me. I didn’t really tell him anything. I thought I blew it. I thought I missed my opportunity. I played the scenario over and over in my head of what I should have done. Then on Saturday morning I woke up, went to his blog and I saw this picture.
Experiment in courage.
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