JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 24: What Do People Really Mean When They Say…

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 24: What Do People Really Mean When They Say… Almost a whole year has gone by since my last podcast. Why does that sound like the beginning of a Catholic confession? I’ll be sharing plans for the blog and podcast and maybe even coming up with a more consistent schedule. Also, video comments from friends and AIs about this month’s theme: … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 24: What Do People Really Mean When They Say…

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 23: Six-Months Later – Search for Meaning Continues

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 23: Six-Months Later – Search for Meaning Continues.: Half a year has now gone by since my lay-off. That’s the longest I’ve been unemployed since 1979. The process really makes you think about what’s really important in life… like I need any more encouragement to be reflective. What will this next chapter bring and what will it demand from me? Originally posted … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 23: Six-Months Later – Search for Meaning Continues

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 22: This Ain’t Goodbye: Edward “Creagan” Charles McConnell 1958-2015

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 22: This Ain’t Goodbye: Edward “Creagan” Charles McConnell 1958-2015. Podcasts can be in-the-moment reflections. But there are some things that will probably take me the rest of my life to grasp. My friendship with Creagan McConnell will probably be one of those things.. MP3 Version:  Enjoy and please subscribe to my YouTube channel or subscribe to all of my blog posts (scroll to the bottom … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 22: This Ain’t Goodbye: Edward “Creagan” Charles McConnell 1958-2015

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 21: Thanks Obama

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 21: Thanks Obama. Adding insult to injury, after getting laid off, I get to explore the wondrous worlds of ACA. Everyone wants to blame the other guy. It’s an ugly mess, but worse than that is whether it’ll become a missed opportunity. MP3 Version:  Enjoy and please subscribe to my YouTube channel or subscribe to all of my blog posts (scroll to the bottom … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 21: Thanks Obama

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 20: Time Management One Week Later

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 20: Time Management One Week Later. Last week I laid out my thoughts on importance of triaging one’s tasks and putting the important stuff on one’s calendar. A Bit over a week later I wonder how the plan went… MP3 Version:  Enjoy and please subscribe to my YouTube channel or subscribe to all of my blog posts (scroll to the bottom of this page, … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 20: Time Management One Week Later

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 19: When I’m 80, Part II

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 19: When I’m 80, Part II. Leaving important stuff in our lives to do “some day” isn’t wise. But how does one prioritize all the things we care about with all the things that need to get done? Covey and Graham have something to say about this, that even an unemployed dude can appreciate. MP3 Version:  Enjoy and please subscribe to my YouTube … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 19: When I’m 80, Part II

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 18: What Will Matter To Me When I’m 80

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 18: What Will Matter To Me When I’m 80. Originally recorded 2015-01-28. Three months after being unceremoniously laid off by Full Sail University, this podcasts ponders the next chapter on this adventure as far as the job search, continuing my PhD and more. MP3 Version:  Enjoy and please subscribe to my YouTube channel or subscribe to all of my blog posts (scroll to … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 18: What Will Matter To Me When I’m 80

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 17: Just Checkin’ In

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 17: Just Checkin’ In. Borrowing from my online Master’s Days, this podcast is just a chance to talk about what’s ongoing and going on. I’m checking in. MP3 Version:  Enjoy and please subscribe to my YouTube channel or subscribe to all of my blog posts (scroll to the bottom of this page, click the red FOLLOW button in the “Follow blog via email” box). … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 17: Just Checkin’ In

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 16: Anti-Apple Ads Smell Like Number Two

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 16: Anti-Apple Ads Smell Like Number Two: Unlike the whimsical Mac versus PC ads, Samsung’s and Microsoft’s snarky ads seem to be admitting to their number two position by identifying Apple as the competitor to beat. Odd that the companies with the greatest market share in their markets are running ads you run when you are playing catch-up. Tech is weird. This … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 16: Anti-Apple Ads Smell Like Number Two

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 15: Go Big or Go Home

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 15: Go Big or Go Home. A saying from the days of swords comes to mind, “If you can’t fight, wear a big hat.” I know that’s meant as a insult, but my thinking is if I’m going to go through the hassle of replacing a perfectly good phone, the new one has to be quite different. But this sucker is HUGE! Check … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 15: Go Big or Go Home