The Seasons of your Life

Hanging out in North Carolina with Todd Barrow.Image

written by Ben Alexander, founder of BalloonDistractions.com

Todd started with us as an entertainer filling gigs part time and now runs one of the largest regions in our organization. I got to spend some time with him during the summer of 2013 and we had some great conversations about work, life, and all the BIG questions.

Todd and I are both knocking on 40, and we’ve both had all kinds of varied and weird jobs. Todd was in the military, counseled young people for drug addiction, and even installed water filters!

One of things that Todd and I discussed (over a beer or three) were the “seasons of life” that we all go through along this journey, and how certain types of work fit better at certain points in your life.

Case is point is the college student that joins us and fills gigs as an Independent Contractor, they log on, choose where and how often they want to work, and the flexibility of this works in their favor.

Then you have the stay at home Mom, she might have kids in elementary school, but she doesn’t want the hassle of a typical 9-5 job, so she learns to twist and uses our company to get out of the house 2 nights a week and earn a couple hundred $$$.

The third example might be a retired military veteran who gets out of the military in their 40’s with a small pension and joins our team as a Regional Partner and earns 40K per year by organizing the team, selling new clients and occasionally filling a gig to keep the schedule populated.  

Each of these three examples represent someone in a different season of their life, with different perspectives and goals, along with varied levels of life experience.

As a company we respect whatever season of life you happen to be in, and we’re grateful that people from various backgrounds, ages and experience have joined our team.

So what season are YOU in?

Are you happy with where you are in life, or do you want to make a change and do something different? We are looking for Regional Partners in 200 metro markets throughout the United States, check out our website at BalloonDistractions.com!

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balloon Jams from Seattle to Schenectady!

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Balloon Jam in DFW, August 2013.

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Balloon Jam in Seattle, November 2013.

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Balloon Jam in Los Angeles, September 2013.

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Balloon Jam in upstate NY, July 2013.

written by Ben Alexander

Between April and October of 2013 I was fortunate enough to visit every single region that we do business with across the United States.

I did not get a pic at every jam (maybe in 2014?) but I got a few that really captured some great moments with our teams. Traveling around and training our Regional Partners and meeting their amazing teams is a big part of what I do as the owner of the company, and a great joy for me as well.

Our teams are a great mix of college kids, stay at home Moms and military veterans who have joined us to make great part time money and have a ton of fun as well.   

 

Make $500 by helping us!

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Balloon Distractions is paying out a $500 FINDERS FEE to anyone who leads us to a NEW Regional Partner in any city in the United States. The new RP must build their region to 8 weekly bookings in order for you to get the fee.

Regional Partners fill bookings in restaurants, get new restaurants onboard and build the entertainer crew in their region.

They typically earn $2K per month part time, $4K a month working full time. We train them on EVERYTHING, all they need to start is a reliable vehicle, an outgoing personality, and a modicum of ambition.

Our current Regional Partners range in age from 18 to 68, and they come from all backgrounds; from college students to school teachers to retired military folks.

If you have a likely prospect get their contact info to: BenAlexander@BalloonDistractions.com

-Ben Alexander

Founder / CEO

www.BalloonDistractions.com