It's a room makeover show and they're doing this living room. Well, I'd better watch. Maybe they'll show it again. About 20 minutes pass and it's there again. I'm pretty sure it's my chair.
Research time. It's one in the morning and instead of counting sheep I'm doing research. What was the name of that show? How do I get ahold of these people? Found it. Send an email and see where it goes.
That is the start of the partnership of Angelo Surmelis and me. It was September of last year. Just seven months later, we're about to launch a new product line, angelo:HOME.
There is a lesson in this, and that is to think in terms of the possible, to reach, to never ignore your instincts. You never know when it might happen. Opportunities happen at all times, not just when you're punched in. The night I couldn't sleep changed my life. So, the next time you can't sleep.....