Saturday, October 16, 2021

Stop Being Manipulated - Notes Attached

 Stop Being Manipulated - Notes Attached

Hello; here’s an item I want to share with people; particularly those transitioning from the military to civilian/commercial worlds.

Part of being a high performer involves being able to deal with people, including difficult people.  In the military, there are direct mechanisms and approaches that can be employed to mitigate manipulation, subversion, coercion and harassment. You have rank; the Uniform Code of Military Justice; you can write Memorandums for the Record; you have also a culture that does not leave much room for such activity.

Power structures are more fluid in the commercial/civilian world, and we all need to adapt our experience to continue forth with success.

Responses to manipulation, subversion, coercion and harassment is not clear cut in the outside world. So, you may find yourself unprepared in dealing with such issues. 

All this to say there may be good reasons for interpersonal tension, but such tension should be managed in a constructive manner to enhance a mission. However, sometimes tension leads to a toxic work situation.  Even seasoned professionals may begin to doubt themselves; I being one of them.

You would think as a professional in an industry with close engagements with people one would know all the right answers for dealing with difficult people, but you may find yourself surprised when it happens to you, and the entities you are engaging are supposed to be on your side.   

Here are some notes I gleaned from book some time ago to assist others learning new interpersonal engagement strategies – Stop Being Manipulated.

Search your local library or visit Amazon to find a copy of Stop Being Manipulated via

Cheers to you and Happy Counter Subversion. Notes follow...

Friday, March 12, 2021

Alternative Income Generation Consideration: “Making $378K A Year As A Fiverr Freelancer”

 Alternative Income Generation Consideration: “Making $378K A Year As A Fiverr Freelancer”

Who is this post for?  People who lost their jobs due to COVID, ageism, lack of business opportunities, family and or restrictive health conditions.  

The job market constantly changes.  Technology, the COVID crisis, aging, etc are just a few examples of change.

Change requires the ability to adapt, transform and thrive. This requires a savvy mindset, a will to act and experiment.

The following is an excellent video of a young woman who faced occupational challenges in her early 20s, and how she coped with the challenges by identifying and exploiting unconventional opportunities through freelancing. This 28 year-old freelancer generates just under $400K a year. Her name is Alex Fasulo. Alex is a freelance ghostwriter.

Source Link:

Saturday, February 27, 2021

"Covid relief bill" vs $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill vs H.R.1319-American_Rescue_Plan_Act_of_2021

 The "Covid relief bill"

$1.9 trillion Covid relief bill vs H.R.1319-American_Rescue_Plan_Act_of_2021

The real name of the recently passed bill is "H.R.1319-American_Rescue_Plan_Act_of_2021".  

As of 27Feb21; the source link for the bill is:

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Kellogg's Peeps Marshmallow Flavored Cereal


Like Peeps? Here is Peeps Cereal.

Breath Freshner for Dogs

Speaking about products, here is one product my pop uses on me. The product is Maxi/Guard Oral Cleansing Gel. It makes my breath fresh, as well and clean my teeth without brushing.

Check out this related YouTube Video

Here is the Amazon link if you cannot get it at your local veterinarian. 

Sunday, January 31, 2021

Free Resources for Learning Wealth Creation and Entrepreneurship

Free Resources for Learning Wealth Creation and Entrepreneurship


I wish these resources existed when I was young. I was fortunate. I had great teachers and coaches, but I was not aware of such programs or content in my schools.  Finances, in the grown-up world, are what matter; not good grades in school.

Luckily; we all have access to this type of information today, thanks to the internet.


Resource 1: Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club

This site contains content and information in cartoon format. The site provides viewers insights on fundamentals for wealth creation. The site links are:



Resource 2: Young Entrepreneur Institute

Young Entrepreneur Institute exposes children to entrepreneurship. Children learn how the real world operates outside the school classroom. Entrepreneurship teaches one to look at the world from a variety of evolving perspectives regarding real issues requiring disciplined thinking and action with respect to finances, wealth generation and surviving on ones own terms.



Resource 3: Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement teaches children how to survive and thrive in the ever-changing global economy.



Some other excellent resources that can be found at or your local library are:

·      Rich Dad Poor Dad

·      Why "A" Students Work for"C" Students and Why "B" Students Work for the Government:Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Education for Parents

·      The Richest Man in Babylon: Original 1926Edition

·      Outwitting the Devil: The Secrets to Freedom and Success

·      Think and Grow Rich




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