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Social Media Really

Why? Why Like, Follow, Plus, Connect, or Subscribe to someone? Why not? It’s free, isn’t it? It’s worthless, isn’t it? Skip the pleas from Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and WordPress and Blogger. They aren’t free, really. They aren’t worthless, … Continue reading

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You Are Not Your Job

A friend lost a job. How often have you heard that one? How often has it been their fault? Lately, losing a job means a corporation downsized, outsourced, or randomly re-organized. Decades ago losing a job probably meant doing something … Continue reading

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Simple Social Media Choices

Social media. We’ve got to come up with a better term for it than that. That’s like calling a dance party an “aerobics and conversation congregation”. Yes it may be correct, but “dance party” is a lot more fun. I’m … Continue reading

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My Jobs Report Month 24

Cheers to all who’ve followed my job search. Your monthly vigil is over, not because I got a job but, because applying for jobs through ads and applications seems to be an anachronism – at least for middle-aged guys who … Continue reading

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A Good Week In Progress

How about some good news? This week held so much good news that I had to take notes. Enough happened that I had to make some adjustments to me. So, here we go. To all of you who have graciously … Continue reading

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My Jobs Report Month 20

Believe it or not, I lost count. Month 20? Really? Yep. The only way I could tell was by checking for the most recent report. This job search certainly hasn’t gone the way I expected. At the start, I expected … Continue reading

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Choose Your Emotion

“Tom, how’s it going?” With a week like these last seven days, the answer changes with the hour.  Luckily, my walk across Scotland was a lesson in picking my emotions. Events trigger emotions as ever, but because of a revelation … Continue reading

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Social Media For Artists

What do you do when someone calls you a name? Sometimes it makes sense to wear it. Someone called me a facebooker extraordinaire. Cool. What in the cyber-world is that? I doubt they gave it much thought, but I like … Continue reading

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A Bow To Drewslist

I bow to drewslist. I kowtow and offer obeisances, or at least I send Drew Kampion a check for about 10% of what I make through his very local service. Drew runs an email list that sounds innocuous yet is … Continue reading

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Learning Yes

Saying yes to myself fills the page with words and my world with opportunities. Saying no stops progress. Saying no is necessary when too much is going on, but saying no out of humility is a luxury. Yes is an … Continue reading

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