Freelancers Should Never Work On Spec

I absolutely love this video. I’m placing it here so that I can refer back to it should I be asked to work on spec at any point in my career. My response to the request would certainly be respectful, but firm. This video supports why.

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Leaders Leave Markers On The Path

What is it about the daily grind that makes men such animals writhing with discontent and sorrow? No question, we toil and find meaning in that toil from time to time, but it’s not always found. Hope, in and among other happiness, can be found...

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It's Time to Soar, So JUMP!

Imagine standing on the edge, looking down…looking at the rocks…looking at how far the fall is…how difficult it is to lift one foot, lean out…and forward…and you embrace the unknown as your foot leaves the ledge... now what?

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When I Think of Christmas

Merry Christmas! This is a song by Hillsong Worship I absolutely love. Life is hard and short and full of challenges, but there's certainly joy to find in the wonderful news of the grace of God. No matter who you are or where you call home, I hope you find joy today and all days.

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What If Happiness is Not a Destination?

The times in life when I was the most happy, not just happy, but fully satisfied and content, have a common thread. I read an article issuing the challenge to find two or three moments in your life when you were blissfully happy and remember those times. Think on those times and find the common thread. My three are:

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    Living in the Zoo is a Choice

    Everyone agreed that the zoo life would be much easier than living in the wild. Then one friend said the thing we all knew but were not voicing. She said, “Yeah, that’d be nice, but you wouldn’t be free.”

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    Don't Trade Joy For Money

    Would the promise of a $200 paycheck have robbed her of the joy of knowing how to play a song (probably for the rest of her life)? Or would she have had the wisdom to know that some things are better than money?

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    Five Reasons Meetings Are Toxic

    Unfortunately, too many meetings are set up by default and not by design. Too many meetings are scheduled because someone thinks a certain amount of time passing warrants a new meeting, rather than looking at the needs of a project and deciding a meeting is needed because we have problems to solve as a team.

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