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4 months 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.

11 months ago

Why I have Never Actually Worked a Day In The Last 40 Years.

Jim Murray · The 80/20 Differential (shortened down from the bulkier 80/20 Rule of Almost Everything), states that anywhere from 80 to 90% of all working people hate what they are doing, but continue doing it because they have to earn a living. · I find this to be one of the saddest statistic ...

1 year ago

10 Pieces of Advice That Will Help You Be The Kind Of Client That Creative People Love

Jim Murray · You’re probably a pretty good innovator, a great sales guy and a generally inspired business person. But to most creative people, you’re the person who is standing in the way of getting things done right. · It’s not that creative people don’t respect your point of view, or can’t ...

2 years ago

Why The Main Driver In Today’s World Is Your Passion.

Jim Murray · “If you love your work, you'll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you - like a fever.” · Sam Walton · The 80/20 Differential, (shortened down from the bulkier 80/20 Rule of Almost Everythi ...

2 years ago

Absolute Zero & Other Good Things

Jim Murray · I am what used to be called back in the day a high strung individual. I have been that way all my life. · High strung people tend to be ‘all in’ all the fucking time, regardless of their interests. As a kid I was ‘all in’ with making money to buy the things I wanted for myself. I ...

3 years ago

The Last Friday Nite Sermon In This Format

Jim Murray · Over the past 20 years, I have written well in excess of 1000 long format posts. · I have enjoyed the process immensely. But as they say, all good things must come to an end. And this good thing is…sort of. · There are a couple of reasons for that. · 1. I have been living in my n ...

5 years ago

Hey, I’m Just Carrying On The Tradition Of All The Bullshitters Who Came Before Me

Jim Murray · My sister Sharon and I are good friends. She’s extremely bright. Reads a ton. Takes a lot of online university courses in theoretical everything. · She also has a wry sense of humour and always sends me really good jokes and cartoons and pieces of early to mid 20th century artwor ...

5 years ago

This Is My "About Page"

Jim Murray · My Company, Services & Target Audience · Jim Murray (that’s me) is owner and creative director of Onwords & Upwords Inc., a St Catharines Ontario based creative consultancy. · O&U provides strategic focus, concepts, copywriting & editing, and production in all on and offline medi ...

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