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1 year ago

A two year pandemic journal...

Graham🐝 Edwards ·

1 year ago

Lilli'e Lost & Found Update August 1

Jim Murray · The good news is that I have finished the first draft. It's a little over 73,000 words on about 205 PP in Pages. Today, I'm taking the day off just about everything. I will start the second draft tomorrow. I'm aiming to have it ready to send out to people by Labour Day. It will b ...

2 years ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray ·

2 years ago

The French President means business

Royce Shook · There are some goodies circulating via email, Twitter and Facebook, now that makes some sense but they are not correct. If they come across to you do not forward them as they are false news. · The first one has the following Subject Line: The French President means business · Fro ...

3 years ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · Just cleaning up some old files and came across one of the dozens of self promotion email pieces I did for Onwords & Upwords.

3 years ago

My resume - Copywriting, web content management

John Ballem💻(jballem.com) · Need help telling your brand story? Let’s connect! · Summary: · I’ve supported the communication needs of industry leaders in the telecom, commercial real estate, banking and insurance sectors. · I provide the following copywriting services: · – Blogs/Articles · – Press releases ...

3 years ago

Five Leadership Practices to Navigate Global Turbulence

Jim Taggart · The end is not near. · Despite the frantic warnings and incoherent ramblings from pseudo experts, the human race will survive, at least for the time being. But if you’re a junkie for end-is-near messages, then go and have your fix. · Six years ago the August 2015 stock market gyr ...

3 years ago

Radio Stations from around the world and other trips down memory lane.

Royce Shook · When I was growing up, I had this old transistor radio and every night I would try to get stations from as far away as I could. I remember betting a radio station from California, which was over 1,000 miles away, on a clear night in August. That was a thrill.  · I don’t know abou ...

3 years ago

Do you need a makeover?

Royce Shook · Do you need a makeover? One of the newsletters I receive came out and said, I needed a makeover, so this is it. The newsletter went on to explain all the new bells and whistles that the author hoped would make the information more interesting and interactive. · COVID has brought ...

3 years ago

#NationalLazyDay August 11th, 2020 | What are you up to?

stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador · Did you know it? · Today is #NationalLazyDay! · National Lazy Day gives us permission to relax and kickback. So, we’re going to be a bit lazy here. · Yup, Why not? I am sure the Boss Javier 🐝 CR will be okay with that... · HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalLazyDay · Take this test to pre ...

4 years ago

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

Jim Murray · This is the first in a new series about communication, and some of the tools you need to do it well, regardless of the medium you are working in or the kind of messages you need to convey. · I turned 72 back in August and at some point between then and now, the thought crossed my ...

6 years ago

MUSICAL DECADES - 1960s - Story Songs

Dominique 🐝 Petersen · Everyone loves a story.  · Today I want to take you back to the 1960s to listen to some story songs. · Domingo "Sam" Samudio (born 6 March 1937, Dallas, Texas), better known by his stage name Sam the Sham, is a retired American rock and roll singer. He was famous for his campy ro ...

6 years ago

Doing the Shrimp Gumbo Mambo, Big Easy-style

Paul "Pablo" Croubalian · It's a blah day here in Montreal. It's cold, blustery, and wet. It would be a half-decent November 18th, but it's August 18th. · August 18th has no business having this kind of weather. · The dark weather darkened my mood. I'm in need of a pick-me-up. My first thought was the lit ...

7 years ago

Another excerpt from Riding Shotgun to support my continuing appeal

don kerr · As part of my continuing effort to raise C$6,500.00 to enable me to publish my book for cancer patient and/or survivor caregivers, I am sharing a few of the stories in Riding Shotgun. The following was first published in August of 2013 on my site http://ridingshotgun.squarespace. ...

7 years ago

21st Century Civilian Conservation Corps: A Leadership Call to Action

Jim Taggart · Sometimes a great idea is staring you in the face. Indeed, such an idea may have been introduced many years ago to phenomenal acclaim. And then time went on, and people and subsequent generations forgot about it. But it doesn’t have to be that way, nor should it. Great ideas can ...

7 years ago

Welcome To The August 19th Edition

Jim Murray · • Netflix Top Pix- Halt & Catch Fire · • The Rio Olympics · • Spuditorial: The Loneliness of The Toronto Sports Fan · The Rio Olympics · OK so I don’t have a lot to say about this. We jumped around and caught all kinds of events. But the one that we followed the most closely was ...

7 years ago

Welcome To The August 12th Edition

Jim Murray · 1. Star Trek...the JJ Abrams Series   · 2. The Rio Olympics Week One. · 3. Spuditorial – The Trump Funeral Procession · Star Trek–The JJ Abrams Series · Over the years I have become a big fan of JJ Abrams. He has more energy than 1000 Energizer Bunnies and he really knows how t ...

7 years ago

Welcome To The August 5th Edition

Jim Murray · The Couch Potato Chronicles is a review column I started back at the end of the last century, as you can tell from the clip art constructed logo. It began as an emailed PDF, then became a Facebook feature, in a much shorter format, but since there were no cute kitty cat videos, p ...

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