So how in the world can you ever possibly expect to explain (adequately) to your blog audience (and the world at large) for that matter, the tragic true story of “how” you accidentally killed your best friend! Now before we go any further, you need to understand that I was not personally involved in this particular tragic true life story.
I’m merely relaying the (main parts) of the story as it was recently told! So you can breathe a rather big sigh of relief. And hopefully you didn’t click the link hoping to discover some really sinister gory details.(About the dark side of one particular direct response marketer!)
The reason I chose to share this particular story and headline is because of the way it can and will tie into the overall theme of my blog post. Which has to do with… Well, let’s get to that in a just moment. But for now, suffice it to say, you are about to discover the really sad details of this incredibly tragic true story.
And it’s my sincere belief and hope that after reading this powerful true story, you will truly be enlightened and inspired by it.
How I Accidentally Killed Best Friend Because Of A Tragic Misconception!
So as this particular (real life) Shakespearean like tragedy unfolded (on a rather typical day), a young wife and extremely proud mother had taken her young child and left her in the master bedroom of their home and left the window slightly open, so as to help keep the fresh air flowing and to let some much needed early morning summer sunshine in the room.
And as she took care of several loads of laundry in the laundry room, she left the couples pit bull terrier in the room with her child. Just in case, any unwanted intruders might attempt to enter their home,through the window without her knowledge and or permission.
Now before you start to have any second thoughts and or question “how”‘ any responsible (not to mention) sane parent of a very small (slightly) fragile child of less than two years old, could be left unattended in the presence of a potentially vicious “pit bull!” You need to understand, for whatever reasons, this particular animal had some type of uncanny unexplained connection to this particular child!
For ex: whenever the child was crying in her crib, the dog would merely go lay down near the crib, and (according) to the parents, within minutes, without the parents ever touching or holding the child, the child within minutes would lay back down and drift back off to sleep! (And this happened on more than one occasion!)
Both the husband and wife said so! Anyway, as fate would have it, later on that morning, after having periodically checked in on the child and the dog and both were pretty much settled in!(With the child being fast asleep on the bed.)
The young mother went about folding a dried load of clothes. After about 45 minutes or so went by and sensing that something just wasn’t quite right, she went to check once again on her daughter.
Sometimes Misconceptions Can Be Deadly!
And that’s where the beginning of this tragedy started to unfold! As she was approaching the room, the dog suddenly appeared in the door way and his entire moth was covered in blood!
And he was panting incessantly! A sure indication that some type of really violent altercation had just taken place! After her initial rush of sheer terror and fright dissipated, she immediately side swiped the dog and looked on the bed and her daughter was no where to be seen!
Now officially in full panic mode, she realized the dog must have done something horrendous to the child!
Still in full panic mode and while screaming “non no” hysterically! She ran got a hammer and began to beat the dog mercilessly! And finally after fighting off the dog and ultimately killing it. She cried and was still practically in complete shock and total disbelief!
What in God’s name was she going to tell her beloved husband! And or their parent’s or in laws and or friends and family members etc!
Finally, as she headed toward the window (still partially) in a dream like shock, just to be sure there was no evidence of any unwanted intruder(s!)
It was there much to her total shock, and complete disbelief lied her daughter! Completely safe and totally unharmed! (On the side of the bed lying on her back and for some strange reason remaining completely silent!)
However, there was a rather large dead bloody snake lying near her as well! Apparently, the snake had climbed through the open window and the “pit bull” had fought and ultimately killed the snake attempting to protect the child!
When the true reality of what had actually take place, finally dawned on this poor distraught woman! You can well imagine her complete and total grief and ultimate depression! Because she had inadvertently killed her prized pit bull (aka) she and her husbands best friend!
All because of a complete and total misconception! Oh how are tragic!Would you not agree? And as this woman retold her tragedy over the radio, you couldn’t help but feel her pain as she relived this entire unfortunate tragedy all over again!
So here’ the thing; Is not your business, goals and dreams your best friend?
And yet, when you decide not to publish that next blog post (or to not strive) to improve your business and or decided not to go that extra mile with your customer service, because you’ve convinced yourself that it really doesn’t make any difference!
My friend, you are in fact (slowly) killing your best friend , that being your life long dreams and or stifling your goals, because of a total misconception on your part!
You’ve (unfortunately) convinced yourself, that none of your efforts are worth it! And while you may not be physically using a hammer to destroy your dreams and goals! Ultimately, the eventual outcome is the same. And that’s a real shame! And a tragedy if you will! Don’t you agree?
Please list at least two simple spin off concepts (in the comments section below) that you can apply to your business, product or service in the next 30 days or less!
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