Don Jones

Tech | Career | Musings

My new book, Be the Master: Achieve Success & Help Others is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats, and you can participate in the “next edition” at Leanpub.com. For full details, visit BeTheMaster.com.

All the news has been focused on are the “plunges” in the US stock market, with headlines pounding home the fact that “the stock market” has had “historic” drops this week. Before you sell off your 401(k) and hide in the basement, let’s consider some less-hyped facts.

Categories: Life

Thought I’d share this quick excerpt from Be the Master’s in-progress audiobook. Spent about a day dialing in the audio to what I hope will meet Audible.com’s specifications, but if not, there are other places I can publish it ;). Enjoy, and hope you’re having a great weekend! (BTW, comments are welcome about the audio technical quality …

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The word “bated” is unusual these days, so it’s understandable why people – and their AutoCorrect – explain that they’re waiting with “baited” breath. But please don’t. “Bated” is short for “abated,” meaning “reduced;” I’m waiting with bated breath is similar to I’m holding my breath, I’m so excited. Waiting with “baited” breath… I shudder to imagine what …

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Categories: Life


October 26, 2017

Truthfully, I do not understand why anyone is content to clap from the nosebleed section instead of standing on the stage.