“It must be nice not to have stuff to do all day. I wish I could work from home and only work a couple hours a day.”
A guy said this to me as his wife was shopping in my booth at a craft show when I sold jewelry. These weren’t strangers–they were friends.
He wasn’t trying to be mean or get me riled up. He honestly thought that I didn’t work all day like people who have “normal” jobs. He even asked me how much daytime television I watched.
This wasn’t the first time someone questioned my work ethic and I knew that it wouldn’t be the last time.
Usually, if my husband’s around, this is the point where he’ll say something like, “You wouldn’t believe how hard she works. She puts in more work hours than me.” If they know he’s a lawyer, they’re usually surprised. And, some people don’t believe him.
Those people just don’t get it.
But, what should you do when someone really close to you doesn’t get it and disses your business? That’s what I’m talking about in today’s video.