Virtual Empire

May 02

{EAV:c6e4f0804a26107e} One of my friends and coworker Jed Duffield recently introduced me a new Social Network/Virtual Game/Stock Market called Empire Avenue. The general premise is that you link in your Facebook, Twitter, and other social accounts which give you a virtual “share” value. You then can buy and sell shares and “invest” in other people. There are...

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Day 4 – Job, Career or Vocation

May 02

Today’s chapter was titled ‘Creating a Life Plan’, although I haven’t actually started anything “physical” yet. Really, this chapter was about the difference between jobs, careers, and vocations. To summarize, a job is the most immediate of the three and consists of one’s daily activities that produce income. The average job...

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Grandma

Apr 30

I came across this video today, which is not only an amazing viral marketing ad, but goes along with the last few chapters of ’48 Days To The Work You Love’. I won’t spoil the punch line, but it has a very solid point. What do you guys think?

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Day 3 – Got Change?

Apr 29

Today’s chapter was all about change, but it really should have been called “transformation”. It addressed the idea that change is not only inevitable, but necessary to mold us into person we are meant to be. While there were some great ideas and examples of how to weather change within the workplace, a question has plagued me all day. If we are...

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The Dream of Space

Apr 27

In the couple days since I started reading ’48 Days To The Work You Love’ I have already found myself looking at companies or opportunities and wondering “Could I do that?” One such company that I recently read about is Planetary Resources. This relatively new company, supported by James Cameron, Larry Page and X Prize CEO Peter Diamandis, is...

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Day 2 – What is work?

Apr 26

Today’s challenge was to read Chapter 1 and evaluate what work has meant to you so far in your life. Then in contrast, appraise what you feel you were “born to do”. Chapter 1 was all about the definition of work and the definition of play, and questioned why these two are commonly presented as polar opposites. It highlighted several stories of...

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New Blog and Day 1 of ’48 Days To The Work You Love’

Apr 26

Starting today, I am changing the format of my blog a bit. I am removing some of the old content, much of which will be recycled on a new internet marketing blog I am working on called The Webmarketerist. The reason for this change is that I was recently given a book called ‘48 Days To The Work You Love‘ by Dan Miller. In the introduction is recommends...

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