I truly believe that each person has at least one special talent. Sometimes it is hard to discover and put to use. I tend to think Big! I feel-whatever you want, wants you. I wanted a big house to fulfill my big dreams. After years of studying decorating, entertaining, food and business, I felt the calling to step up and move my goals forward.
Bed and Breakfast ownership allowed me to use all my talents. As the owner of a big house, I was able to decorate and design the rooms specifically for guests. I became rooted in the center of town ready to entertain visitors from all over the world. I shared southern food and culture, for Richmond and Madison County was the actual beginning of our wonderful state–Kentucky!
I now reflect on my specific talents and make sure they are put to good use. I work to develop my writing skills and share the stories of using my talents. Are you looking for a new adventure? Think BIG! But warning! Your thoughts may become a reality. Change your thoughts and the universe changes props; be they people, places or things.
Do you enjoy decorating, entertaining, food and culture? Think B&B ownership and a big house! If an opportunity presents itself today, seize it and don’t be afraid.
“Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.” – William Shakespeare
Twenty years ago, my husband’s job loss forced a change in our lives. After many years as a major Richmond, KY employer, Phillips Electric moved to Mexico. Unemployment hurts; it is hard to admit, and it can be embarrassing. We all have been touched by misfortunes, haven’t we? And what happens after a set-back? We get up, dust ourselves off and begin anew.
We can think of life as a game. We either take daring chances, or we play it safe. We decided to be daring. We decided to reflect on our specific talents and put them to use. Mine was hospitality, decorating and organization. My husband, Richard’s was bookkeeping, handyman maintenance and talking to people. Teamwork rocks!
We found our niche and historic downtown Richmond, KY needed us. We opened Bennett House B&B and Events. This business rests in a beautiful architectural jewel located in the heart of Central Kentucky.
Now, almost twenty years and five grandchildren later, it is time to find another daring entrepreneur with a plan to move forward in life. Here’s looking for someone to step up to the plate!