Getcha Goin’

May 30, 2009
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Do you need to get something done? Maybe something that seems scary or difficult to accomplish?

I don’t have a magic bullet, but I do have a bit of energy for you. I keep this one posted at my desk, referring to it occasionally in tough times:

[read in the cave in "Dead Poet's Society"]

Ulysses

…Come, my friends,
`Tis not too late to seek a newer world…
for my purpose holds
To sail beyond the sunset,…
and tho’ we are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven,
That which we are, we are –
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find — and not to yield.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

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A day in the life of a chef

Apr 30, 2009
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Guest writer Phil Ossifer was formerly employed as a chef.  Today, he gives us a view of a day in the life of a chef. Phil is also the author of the Stop the Auto Bailout article and a participant in the  Casual Observer Stock Market Contest (coincidentally, today is the deadline for submitting a prediction […]

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Stop the auto bailout

Apr 01, 2009
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Today’s guest post is from Phil Ossifer (not his real name), writer of the blog Chunga goes wild. Guest posts do not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Soap Boxers. Phil works in IT, but his journey to the world of Information Technology was interrupted by a jaunt as a chef that involved training at […]

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