Archive for May, 2015


I goofed; Print book out now; Kindle later

The kindle version of my new book Yanks in the Outback: A story of Woomera, South Australia, the Joint Defense Facility Nurrungar (JDFN) and the First Gulf War is scheduled for publishing on 23 June 2015; my 55th birthday.  Not sure why I picked this date, but I did. But, my print version of the book has […]

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But, What if I’ve got a good JOB?

Here’s an excerpt from my book Working My “BUT” Off!: Reflections of a property investor. It’s taken from the chapter, “But, What if I’ve got a good JOB?” *** Having a good job is not my idea of a strong income foundation.  To me a job is temporary income.  It’s income that’s only two words […]

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Do you remember the Doolittle Raid?

I don’t remember the Doolittle raid.  It happened long before I was born; April 1942. The raid involved launching a bunch of Army bomber planes off an aircraft carrier and attacking the Japanese mainland.  Pretty bold stunt considering the Japanese Navy controlled virtually all the Pacific Ocean at that time.  The leader of the team, […]

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How to get your book in print – 7 Steps.

I was downtown today and decided to check the mail.  I opened the PO Box and received a card saying “Pick up your package.”  So I did. I got home and opened the box.  I looked inside and saw 10 copies of my book. I was happy.  It was a long time coming. I already […]

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Have you ever sent out a memo … and wished you hadn’t?

Have you ever sent out a memo – been very proud of it; put lots of work into it; lots of thought – only to receive some embarrassing feedback about something you missed?  Something big; something obvious.  Could have easily been avoided if you had someone check it first before sending it out to the […]

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