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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Category Archives: Freelancing
Networking Done Right
According to Duct Tape Marketing, the essence of marketing is to find people who know, like, and trust you enough so that they both send work to you and refer others to you for work that they need done. Another … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Freelancing, Independent Business Tagged FedEx Trade Networks, job search, know, like, marketing, networking, trust, web of trust 1 Comment
On Changing Careers Again
On Changing Careers Again by Tim Gatewood When I was in 8th or 9th grade, I took Junior ROTC instead of Physical Education. As we lived in Mobile, Alabama, then, with its large U.S. Navy presence, it was Naval JROTC. … Continue reading
Why Are Libraries So Under-Appreciated?
I attended a class this morning at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) office and the presenter (from an outside firm) mentioned Google several times, which kind of makes sense, as the class was about digital marketing and Google … Continue reading
Take Action !
One of the reasons that I named this blog Minister Is A Verb is that I have observed that we reveal who we are by our actions. Sure, we may have “beliefs” that are good, just, merciful, faith-based, and all … Continue reading
Posted in Freelancing, reblogged 5 Comments
On Being Unsupervised and Freelancing
On Being Unsupervised and Freelancing Some people seem to think a man loses his mind when he gets married. I say this because you can hear them talking about how an unsupervised husband is a dangerous thing, as if we … Continue reading
Posted in Freelancing, General Sharing, Independent Business, Philosophy Tagged Barbara Ehrenreich, Freelance, goal-seeking, goofing off, job search, monkey, procrastination, time, work 5 Comments
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