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Want The Best That Money Can Buy? Consider Fractional Ownership

Here's a little piece of trivia for you: Do you know the name of Warren Buffet’s private jet? He has cleverly named this amazing piece of machinery “The Indefensible.”  His point being that not even he can defend the expense of having a private jet. 

Want The Best That Money Can Buy? Consider Fractional OwnershipThat’s why people like Warren Buffet started investing in fractional ownership of aircrafts. This allows them to purchase (or lease) a fraction of an aircraft and have guaranteed access for a number of hours per year. This makes perfect sense these days for anyone who wants the luxury and convenience of private jet ownership, but is not willing to pay the full price to own one exclusively.

Mid career professionals should consider themselves along the same lines as fractional private jet ownership. There are only a select few organizations out there that can pay full freight for a private jet. However, there are literally thousands of organizations on earth willing to carry a NetJet card and pay a fraction of the cost for the same experience. The truth is that these businesses are paying $100,000 to use these jets and when it comes to that absolutely critical strategic meeting, they are more than happy to pony up $100,000 to get things done.

Think of yourself the same way. Think of your career and ask yourself, “How can I position myself as ‘fractional ownership’?”If you have a skill set that is critical to organizations, then there is a real need in the marketplace. Your career has gained you twenty to thirty years of leadership experience and valuable knowledge capital. You are a fine-quality streamlined luxury aircraft! Not every organization can afford you, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need you. Businesses have a strategic need for that kind of talent and are willing to pay to have access to it. Not everyone can buy that luxury jet, but it sure is nice to know it’s waiting at the airport and available when you need it!

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