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Offline AJ

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Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« on: May 03, 2013, 08:49:08 AM »
Was on the prom committee this year for the first time. As I sat there listening to what entertainment was already planned for I heard the word, hypnotist.

The school hires the same hypnotist year after year to put on a 1 1/2 hour show for the kids. The kids love it so they make sure to hire him ever year.

First words out of my mouth at the meeting...

"So how much does a hypnotist cost?"

Answer: $3,000.00 

I about crapped my pants!

I repeated the answer incase I did not hear it correctly... $3,000.00?

Was told, Yes

No one else seem to think it was a big deal, but I could not get it out of my head, I repeated it out loud again... $3000.00 for 1 1/2 hour show?

Yes!

I'm looking around the room at the other parents on the committee thinking how many of them bitch about my prices and here we are willing to pay some guy so much for so little time in the name of entertainment. It still just blows me away.



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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2013, 09:00:15 AM »
It's best not to think about it too much or your head will explode.

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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2013, 09:03:17 AM »
Sometimes it's like I'm in the twilight zone, lol...

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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2013, 09:21:58 AM »
Later at another prom meeting we are putting together a list of supplies needed to play, "Minute to Win it".

If you have ever seen the game on tv you know the supplies we need to play the games are all cheap things like plastic cups, ping pong balls, string, etc...

I start getting asked if I can bring cups and other items. I'm thinking what the heck... We have $3000.00 to spend on the hypnotist, but you want parents to bring supplies from home for the Minute to Win it game?

Go to the store and buy the supplies!

Told my wife when we left how crazy them people are, lol...

I really do need to stop thinking about it before my head explodes. :D

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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2013, 10:11:11 AM »
Wow.... That is unreal...
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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2013, 01:33:23 PM »

I repeated the answer incase I did not hear it correctly... $3,000.00. Next time someone complains about a $320 dollar bill for a motor control, I'm going to bring this up. LOL.

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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2013, 04:35:01 PM »
Here you go AJ. It's never too late to change careers. Maybe you can be ready by prom time. http://elitehypnosistraining.net/ ;D

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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2013, 07:57:42 PM »
3k for a hypnotist may seem crazy.... but after he lets you see his demonstration... it'll seem rather reasonable...  :D

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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2013, 03:03:53 AM »
Im going to hire the SOB to come with me.    It will be worth it.    Have him hypnotize the customers for a week or two,  and then I can retire.    Can you please write me a check for this motor coupling job - total 20, 000.    He will make them think it was a bargain.
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Re: Do we get paid enough for what we do?
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2013, 11:45:33 AM »
Here you go AJ. It's never too late to change careers. Maybe you can be ready by prom time. http://elitehypnosistraining.net/ ;D

Notice they don't say how much training cost. I thought for sure that would be on the FAQ page.

I can just hear their sales pitch now... "But you can make $3000.00 in 1 1/2 hours on your first night... lol

Was thinking about moving to Colorado and starting a medical marijuana company, but dude I hear prices are really dropping. :D

 

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