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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

05:54 min | 9 months ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"Plus i probably have too many opinions but oh well this is episode number fifty five. Oh my gosh hard to believe in. That just goes too fast. Thanks for tuning in today. I don't have any announcements so to speak except subscribe to writing accept rides free. You get a whole lot of fun stuff and in on some really great deals from filbert publishing which is my company and we have some pretty good books coming out as of late. So it's kinda cool so we may as well just hop to it and get to our feature discussion today. I'm going to talk about broken hearts and it's probably not what you think. But that's that's all good anyway Crazy crazy thing happened since last time. We chatted. Oh when i talk about working in the middle of minnesota in the middle of nowhere in the middle of who knows what this is kind of what i'm talking about this. This is going to be real interesting slice of life for anybody who's ever had something weird happen so typical afternoon. I'm sitting in my writing chair when my dear husband who was supposed to be at work but he was not for some crazy reason he just popped his head into my workspace and said hey. How'd you like to take me to wilmer. And i was like Not right now. I'm in the middle of something you know. We've been married for so long. And i get a little blunt. Sometimes and then he's like no. I think i might go to wilmer. I think you need to take me. And i think i need to go to the emergency room. Well then he kinda yeah. He got my attention at that point and So grabbed all my stuff hopped in our little car and on our way to wilmer which is five miles away i said. Do you want to go to urgent care. And he's like. Oh no i think..

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

04:41 min | 10 months ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"So anyway. It was time to forgive. And i haven't forgotten but when i do think about those people i just have to let it go and let the universe take care of whatever maybe nothing i. It's not for me to know it my path in life intersected with these people and now we're not intersecting anymore we were all doing our own thing and it's all good. I have to remember. And i hope that. If you're having trouble with your creative life you have. You should probably remember too that you don't have to repeat that cycle over and over you can let it be done. I didn't have to relive getting covert. I don't have to relive those arguments. And i don't have to mull over all the things that that was that were said to me. I don't have to allow a mistake in the surgery suite. Define the rest of my life yet affected the rest of my life. But you know what. I'm figuring out the food. It's been a long time but when i'm not ticked off all the time. It's a lot easier to find solutions. That will work no. I'm not vegan anymore. And i won't ever be in cd here. Animal slipped and i probably won't be vegan us in the back of my mind. Oh my god it was so easy to just. I loved my tiny close but who knows. Maybe they'll come back at least i won't be ticked off a whole time because i've been thinking about all of the trespasses against me because in the end it's easier just to close. The chapter is easier to finish that book of woes and move on. Then let it be the defining moment of the rest of your life. Here's what happened. I decided i just decided. I wasn't going to be ticked off anymore. It was just a decision when those thoughts pop in my head again. It's like yeah that's done. I been there done that. Got the t shirt. it's a oreg. My being angry isn't going to change one iota of a situation that happened in the past the only thing. I have any kind of control over how i react from here on in. And i didn't like the way i was reacting and so i changed it with With the release of all that anger and with just honestly forgiving them my creativity is resumed. Some new ideas of popped in my in my Field of vision. New things i can explore creatively but most of all i started a new chapter of my life that is a lot more rosy than the past chapter and are things going perfect of course not but you know what it's okay so because notes from minnesota's all about your creative life are you hanging onto anything are there some really honest to god truly The real ways in which you have been wronged and are you able to change it. are you able to. If you can't is time to just forgive that sin so you can be forgiven as well. It's just the way it goes. It's i mean it was written on the plaque. So it's gotta be true. Correct eight if you have a chance. Check out Stuck it's it's an honestly raw book but if you if you can't if you need to really work through some creative blocks it's a good one to start with because i it's not an Pie in the sky. Type just thinking if you near with you'll be fine. No you have stuff to work. And that's okay. We'll talk more about that next time because this fourteen minutes into this so This has been not minnesota. I'm beth ericsson hang with me at filbert publishing dot com. And if you enjoy today's episode please tell a friend i would appreciate it. Thanks for tuning. In and i will see you soon.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

05:36 min | 10 months ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"This is beth ericsson with notes. From minnesota where i celebrate a magnificently mundane creative life and wrangle her. Writing career in the middle of nowhere. I probably have too many opinions too but oh well this episode is all of our trespasses sounds funny but no this is a seriously fun Interesting topics something. I thought of recently just for the record. This episode is brought to you by my book. Called stuck by beth. Ann erickson you can find it at any bookstore and the reason it sponsoring this particular. Podcast is because what we're going to talk about today. Could be a big reason. Why you're stuck in why you're not leaving the creative life that you want. So shall we just hop to it okay. Okay i'm going to set the scene. We are hanging out cleaning my office now. I should probably mention. I have been in business with filbert publishing since two thousand and one and oh my gosh i can't throw anything. I might need it some day. And i find all sorts of treasures and weird things and stuff that i probably should just release in to the universe but i sometimes don't anyway but anyway i happen to run across this little plaque that i got from a most beautiful reader quite a few years ago and she has since passed. I just want to kinda dedicate this episode to her because she We hung out together forever and I actually never met her in person but she would email and we'd correspond back and forth and she was just a delightful person my heart baroque when i found out she had melanoma and just in end of may she succumb to it. And so This one's for you barbara jo. I hope you are happy. Where you're at and i know you are just a wonderful person. You were a wonderful person is hard to talk about people in the past tense. Know it's just so hard because in my heart she's still very much alive but anyway she sent me a little plaque. And it was the lord's prayer. And i actually and honored barbara jo. I sat and i read the thing in it You know our father who art in heaven you know blah blah blah blah was that sacrilegious to probably was i but but you know not all of my listeners are necessarily of that particular faith..

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

04:30 min | 1 year ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"March third 2021. Hey creative entrepreneur home my. It's been a while a truth. Is we all got corona. It wasn't fun either. I'll go into more detail on an upcoming podcasts. But yikes we're pretty much over the worst of it knock on wood. I'm the only one left with. Lingering breathing issues fatigue in a really big list of projects. I need to catch up on with any luck. I'll be able to resume our regular writing etc editorial schedules soon ish but all is well for now and i can't wait to be eligible for the vaccine so i don't get this again. Take care stay safe. And where your mask beth. Blatant add has cova. Mucked up your bottom line thinking it'll take forever to earn a living as a writer. Think again with a newly edited and completely updated. Third edition of jump. Start your writing career. You'll discover how easy it is to think. Like a writer. Hone your writing skills. Tiller razor sharp tackle. The most lucrative branch of writing learn the secrets of great fiction. Organiz your nonfiction articles for maximum impact craft powerful queries promote your writing business for little or no money. If you want to be a freelance writer who snakes paying assignments this is for you. Absolute right dot com says jump start is a marvellous tool for novice writers and often published authors alike. It's refreshing to us and applicable. You can get all of the following files. Pdf e pub and moby go to filbert publishing dot com feature article. This is an excerpt from jumpstart your writing career and snake paying assignments the third edition. Let's take a minute to discuss what it means to be a writer. I take daily walks. Not because i want to but because my little rat terrier would act beserk all afternoon. If i didn't so every morning i snap on. Her leash held the door. Because i live in a small town are out. Tends to be the same. We walked the perimeter of our city. Either clockwise or counterclockwise resulting in a good twenty minute stroll the unchanging sameness of each day has taught me something valuable that i've adopted in my life as a writer. Life is camouflaged. Let me explain. When i began this daily journey around my town. I couldn't help. But wonder if i'd soon become bored seeing the same houses the same woods the same roads day after day after day after day. But that's not what happened as lucy. My dear puppy. I traveled our daily path. It was those scales fell from my eyes. I began to see things. I'd never noticed before subtle changes. My neighbors made to their houses begin to whisper for my attention. Birds had never seen before. Bright birds like blue jays. Cardinals began to appear like a developing photograph squirrels. Muskrats cats raccoon fox. All these animals live in the same town as me. And i never knew it. So here's my point as the writers is our job to notice that things other people can't or don't have time to see it's our job to look at something long enough for the camouflage to disappear and for the scales to be removed from our. Is we have the daunting task of not only living life but stepping away long enough to really see what's going on in all places and in all situations we need to see the hidden bird the quiet gesture of a co worker. The nonverbal communication other people miss. It's these observations that make our writing. Come alive it's also. It makes great writing truly interesting in a nutshell..

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University of Michigan paying $9.25M to abuse victims

AP News Radio

00:39 sec | 1 year ago

University of Michigan paying $9.25M to abuse victims

"Hi Mike Rossi a reporting the university of Michigan will pay over nine million dollars to abuse victims the university of Michigan says it will pay nine point two five million dollars to eight woman who reported emotional or sexual abuse by former chief academic officer Martin filbert an investigation by a law firm hired by Michigan found filbert committed sexual misconduct during his career harassing graduate students and staff filbert spent twenty five years at Michigan rising from toxicology professor to dean of the school of public health and then provost in twenty seventeen filbert was fired in March and quit as a faculty member in June hi Mike Rossio

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Djokovic says tennis 'big three' plan to help lowest-ranked players

SportsCenter All Night

00:30 sec | 2 years ago

Djokovic says tennis 'big three' plan to help lowest-ranked players

"Top ranked men's tennis player Novak Djokovic says he has spoken with Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal about working with the ATP to set up a fund to help lower ranked tennis players financially affected by this pandemic filbert describe what he called a long conversation with Federer Nadal about how they could contribute and how they can help lower rank guys were struggling the most he talked about trying to amass somewhere around three to four and a half million to distribute perhaps the players rank between two hundred and seven hundred the

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Los Angeles: QB Philip Rivers To Leave Chargers, Enter Free Agency:

Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge & LZ

02:41 min | 2 years ago

Los Angeles: QB Philip Rivers To Leave Chargers, Enter Free Agency:

"The Philip rivers thing is really interesting because there's a whole bunch of things going on number one. The chargers need to find a new quarterback. The chargers need to find somebody to kind of become their guy here in this city. Philip rivers is may or may not play again where does he go and and then there's just the totality of Philip rivers career at this point. He's I think he's going to get in the hall of fame. Because it feels like good quarterbacks get into the hall of fame but he his career is a little bit of a mixed bag because he's the numbers are great. They've won a bunch of games but they've never been to the Super Bowl. I think they've only been in the AFC championship the game. Once in his career he played a long time he sees it one of those. It's really really nice and this is the thing about La. I know allies career is is a mixed bag to but there are two super bowl. Wins in that thing. There's a bunch of Nice long play offerings. Philip rivers has really never had that. I'm wondering if he's low key odor. The Matt Stafford met staffer when he does say goodbye is going to have some healthy numbers. And he's not going to have very much postseason success. And he's GonNa kind of be a guy and I know that doesn't sound like a good thing to say about Philip rivers because he's had occurred as better better than Stafford but the reality is that he's going to be remembered in the same grouping as Matt Stafford big numbers. No postseason success. Yeah you think about it. I mean ah you. Let's do the game real quick. Best Charger quarterback rivers is not Dan. Fouts Philip Rivers for me like Dan. fouts is still the guy that oh I think of when just off the top of my head and Philip Rivers has had a really nice career but he to me and make me. I mean you said Philip Rivers I but to me. It's still Dan fouts. Stan Humphries freeze is not the best quarterback in charge. He's not going to the super bowl super bowl so it's not the best ever which I think fouts is that guy and if you're not the guy that took him to the Super Bowl who are where are you in this whole thing and oh by the way. There's this whole element which absolutely sucks Philip rivers. I'm not a charger fan. I'm not not necessarily a Philip rivers fan but it sucks that they're the dude is homeless in a football sense and I'm not talking about where he goes with. Its indie or Miami or Tampa. He doesn't belong belong to anybody anymore because the chargers came to La Nobody in La Cares about Philip rivers as a football player. We don't have any history with him. We don't have any great. I remember seeing Filbert's do x Y and Z people. People Sandiego certainly do lay there anymore. And he doesn't even play for that team anymore. He's down the road. So who does he belong to at this point. He belongs to the San Diego chargers which don't exist anymore lousy guy that's had that career should have a home forever and he won't

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University of Michigan provost placed on leave amid sexual misconduct probe

Paul W. Smith

00:26 sec | 2 years ago

University of Michigan provost placed on leave amid sexual misconduct probe

"Senna a high level of sexual misconduct investigation is under way at the university of Michigan the provost of the university Martin filbert is on leave after allegations of sexual misconduct the university president sent out an email the president said the university received allegations of sexual misconduct by doctor filbert last week and they began an immediate investigation the university statement says it has not received any allegations from

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

03:05 min | 2 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

04:51 min | 2 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"Each needs to support the other. I think in the case of my clients just a started on my marketing. He can screaming. They knew they had to be there. And then what's the rape. There are response. rates in direct mail. Started going down because that was part of why they went online as well figured what we have to go. Online meals jetted. I heard that. I can't tell you. How many times recommends direct mail dedrick dead. No one's arguing direct mail so they all went online now that they're seeing well you know online is in then what we want expensive. Maybe i'll just go back in the mail again and then they're finding i think too. It's starting to work. This is this is just a personal opinion But i had a really weird thing happen in. This may have an effect on people's desire to purchase online as well. But i had signed up for more information. I'm always doing stuff like that. Someone pretty high price course. And so. I thought ooh i wanna see what's gonna be in this thing. I didn't really figure. I'd by the course i just wanted to see how they were going to market it and yeah. I kept getting emails. Why haven't you bought you haven't bought yet. So then i emailed back and i said od. Thanks for information is just not no thanks and then i got another email from them saying please explain why you don't want to purchase as lean. Somebody back for them. There's an anonymity to direct mail. The rain direct mail. One thing i loved about it is no one union call. Someone say no thank you cry. I turn my feelings finding out that with I signed up to be on this list for information on this course now. I have to explain why i don't want it. I would prefer direct mail. Send victoria something and she's like not a good fit and i don't rate again what would you do. You want to explain yourself. You know because it's re little. I jumped on. You jumped all over you. And i said well you do. Write me in. Beg to know why. I don't think i would. I think that's interesting in best in your business you you also are a publisher and you said that you do a mix of both what what version of direct mail do you do. A nail art is well. Yeah isn't a now. it's just we have a house list of. I'm lucky enough. That i had a lucky. By by physical products direct from us begin a higher profit margins hop sustained business..

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"filbert" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

02:00 min | 2 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on KOMO

"Seattle filbert federal building is part of a national day of action to call on the U. S. Senate to act on a pair of elections security bills those bills would provide money for states to upgrade their voting equipment and require elections to be audited Janet McLean was part of the group in Seattle she's as our elections need protection from both foreign and domestic interference several types of actions that undermine our voting system. scenes but also suppression gerrymandering all these things need to be acted on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has stalled the bill saying it would be too heavy handed for the federal government to pile on to what the states are already doing today's price a gas in Washington is three nineteen a gallon but that's up for that's going to go up as a result of the attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia come was sure Meryl has the story attacks last weekend knocked about five percent of the world's crude oil supply offline and gas prices immediately crept up around the US Kelly just with triple a Washington says the wholesale gas prices that's how much suppliers charge retailers increased overnight by twenty cents and consumers will likely see that effect at the pump over the next two weeks probably won't be a jump of ten to twenty percent but that there is likely to be a gradual increase as high as twenty cents and there's no telling how long the increase prices will last she says Washington gets about seventeen thousand barrels of oil a month from Saudi Arabia C. Romero companies only bad drivers in the rain not necessarily Jogia Mona with the driver training group says to a drivers don't do that makes a difference when the weather changes we don't change our behavior and we have bad habits are ready so in a straight out we turn the tail gate we can speak when it rains it magnifies that problem he says they train drivers to change their behavior when it rains plan for extra time bigger distances between the other cars and to go easy on the gas gym owner says if you have bad driving.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

04:20 min | 2 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"Three of us. If it's quite well. But i can do is now for a long time. There are many many times that i miss. The stability of office gets putting my makeup getting dressed. How a place to go to having people to talk to being a part of with all this from that's why you know when you get started one thing you might want to consider too is our out gig someplace because that will leave you time to work your side-hustle until i wear it could replace your income. I mean with me. One of the reasons why. I didn't work fulltime. And freelance is dot was just to watch and it was just too much but that is certainly something that you'd consider doing doing. It doesn't even have to be like a real job something you love. Maybe love gardening or part time at the garden center. Until you get your business up and running exactly absolutely great advice beth. You have one more note of advice for earth actually do whenever. I coach aspiring freelancers. I always tell them in. This is brutal advice. Aptly brutal. But i tell them not to consider quitting their job until they have met or exceeded their that that particular income for six months minimum and i mean for six months they will be going insane because this is brutal to make work eight hours a day commute back and forth then have to you know work enough to that but what happens after six months is they're going to have this pool of cash in six months they i tell them okay. Cool so you six months. Now you've made as much as you have at your regular job. Great is probably not a fluke. Consider going part time for a while. We'll make sure you. I know ever tell people just quit your job. He's no he just quit your job. I these smart about it. You know you you will. You will go crazy for awhile. I totally know that. I remember that.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

04:24 min | 2 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"Dollars or not spend three hundred bucks in his to earn it necessarily depending on the day. And when you keep the expenses down we have wiggle room where some of the larger companies don't have our so-called competition in the. It's at love the way this business runs. I agree and donna told a story about how she had some mean months. A couple of years ago when matinee moved from virginia to north carolina. I lost four of implants they were all regional and that year two thousand sixteen oracle. I think i mean nine thousand dollars. I remember that. Yeah which i own. My gosh you know going from. I was making close fifty to nine. It was clinching. But i just kept added kept advocate anna and i did think about going back into the mainstream or right for some games and they never came through and i said okay. Well that's right right. And i ended up picking up the international company that i work with right now. And they're swipe they're not unknown employee. An independent contractor wore our time. Maybe twenty twenty five hours a week. That's all we need from them but it lets me have the freedom to do some copyrighting to right on right now to write screenplays to. I'm getting ready to put together a business plan to sell my first short film which is really cool. So i wouldn't have that flexibility. If i didn't remind this and there's also a that nice alternative. Where if you have a few months or if you choose for few months you know. I just don't work for now. I just really need to back her while you can work part time and still. That's exactly. I have a friend who was running an import export business for many many years. And then things kind of fell apart. You know econ. I decided all right. I'm going to try to get you know. Another gay has some benefits and he did. He never closed his import export business and he still has that side hustle from time to time because when he retires in a few years other pick up that this is again right exactly and and so many people can do that and you see a lot of people even with traditional brick and mortar companies. A lot of people are telecommuting a whole lot more. Yes yes when you are doing that where you're getting into it. You might kind of think. Oh you know. I can just like our work in my mama's all work in this hour in that and don't i personally don't do that. I get me shower. Get dressed i sit down like i'm in a brick and mortar office and i work set hours and i try to do or where i'm concentrating on one thing exclusively Sometimes i even set a timer. I need to make sure. I don't run over so i make a meeting. This is my third meeting. We talked about this when i came and and it happens that way but yesterday i so i was able to just do what i need to do. In an unusual position because of the international company. That's really the thing keeps.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

05:57 min | 2 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"Thought into my name. Except for the fact that every christmas we get these cans of nuts and everyone eats everything. But the filbert's why no one likes the filbert. And i always saw kinda crazy to start a publishing company for an easy and so i figure well would always the last nut left in the cam. I'm kind of like a last not getting into this easing thing publishing and So yeah i feel i. I graduated from college in nineteen ninety-five. And i wanted to oppose wanted to write of. I wanted to be a freelancer. I just i just knew it. You know when when you know it. You know it and so that i got forced into having this publishing company and the next thing i knew i was. You know learning a lot about the publishing business. It just kind of grew from there because natural off shoot which i know the really stupid story because it doesn't happen that way for everybody and it's not stupid i mean it's it's your storm is my story true but it's not dramatic or anything. It was a slow evolution. Were a started out with easing like doing the easing. And then i started meeting other writing friends. And then i kinda got ticked off at a vanity publishers and so i'm not going to be a vanity publisher the whole. Da ended got business insurance and we went whole hog just to make sure we did it. Right and You know covered ourselves and and make sure we had a good reputation is to this day. We're one of very few publishers. Actually don't charge authors to publish their books and we could make a lot more money if we did. But i i still. I still like to think that there are that old school brotherhood of the pan. Exists where we all help one another and when you know we help them get published. They help us stay healthy by. We make money together selling books not selling services to writers and so i get. I do get worked up on that a little bit you. Can you tell our listeners. Just in case they don't know what a vanity publishers of vanity publisher is is is really simple in both both of you can't as as right fellow writers brotherhood of the pen started the mantra who amen region says no. The done is like quiet. Now your client job children down. It's the for symbol. It is super simple when.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

05:35 min | 3 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"I haven't listened to that. I have really regretted it s. I had a guy get in touch with me once. Donahue nevada's get in touch with me wants to write a book for him. And at first i thought no this is going to be that harvest near maybe twenty five hundred. I don't know let's slow. And i kind of banding data about and i said that's not cast in stone. Let me look at everything that you're going to want me to do. And i came up to twenty thousand dollars because he wanted so much in this book including research and emails and marketing assets. And all that. Good stuff. From when i sent now. It's looking like fifteen to twenty k. What happened at twenty. Five hundred you said and had had no verbal agreement and you know what those are we had. I had no verbal agreement. No written agreement. That was giving him a ballpark and he got so snippy and he hung up on me. And i consider the you dodged the bullet did because imagine if you would agree to your price and went ahead and started working for him and he became the ninth airplane. Oh absolutely he would you. Don't be working on it. He would have tried to get out of pain. You the rest of your fee and it just would have been a night to write a book and write the marketing materials for it. The email series the web page looked like it was going to be a nice big chunky project that would come in stages and you basically the book and then all this other stuff kind of started trickling. I didn't do the book at all. But but you you bid assuming it was in the yeah. I been the book. Excuse me Yeah i figured you know the the way. I work is the way you guys were usually as fifty percent upfront non-refundable right. I usually do. Twenty five percent on first draft. That gets me paid. Seventy five percents of somebody skips out. Yeah i wouldn't wanna miss the last twenty-five but at least i've got some right right and i don't give him the draft until they pay my own voice kind of hold it hostage but this guy was just bananas. I had another client. I did a whole bunch of work for. He decided and it was..

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

06:22 min | 3 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"Really big text that that became a bit of an issue had to i had met my mind as a marketer had never actually gone in that direction before. But you can you know. Yeah i kept poking and prodding until he kinda came up with some ideas. Yeah yeah that that's kinda and but it was cute too because you cute. I shouldn't use. That's a condescending word but is really funny because you had like three or four designs and you're like which one you like. Oh help. I was like zero hell because they were also good. No no she is very easy going when it comes to design. Not everyone is quite as easy as she is. Well that's because everyone who designs is better than me. And i i just loved it because you know in the thing of it was and i. I hope you know if you're listening ren rental amazon and just take a look. Make big because like this just looks red. But it's not you made all these little do hinkie's and here which is really cool. It's the same with like this. Isn't that neat. I mean i. I could see if i carry this around and was journaling. I would kind of hide the cover indisciplined. Not so much. Nick sense know. And that's what. That's one thing that i loved about this project. This this is the gospels Closely in it's got these little. What do you call them. Little madonna kind of an ornamental pattern ornamental. See she even knows words. I'm a writer who doesn't know words. Apparently apparently What is the one thing you look for when you're What's the one thing that you really wanna capture when when you're approaching a project hobby approach it because this was huge. At the time. I hadn't realized how big it was until you started asking those questions. It kind of depends on what the person is looking for with our project. I had a little bit more leeway because we kind of talked about things but first and foremost when designing you kind of have to listen to the client and what they need but in our case one of the driving forces for me was color i wanted to make sure that we had colors that were representational of what is inside that particular book. For example revelation. Show the cover of that with its red new. Think of the end of the bible. There's a lot of.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

03:21 min | 3 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"To have fun with this. Because if not that go back to working nine to five for somebody else but the three of us one for ourselves because we really liked to do it. And i'm not gonna lie. It's challenging. i mean there is no such thing as the perfect job now. There are still times that i desperately miss a staff job. You know having that social interaction pools. Oh god i miss football pools. This i missed a little birthday celebrations. You know when your co worker has a birthday in some. It's somebody's turn to bring in bagels talk. I do miss that on occasion. But i also know that if i was on staff i would be pigeonholed into doing one little thing. Having to step the corporate line. And i would not have the flexibility and freedom. Things little things that when we get our taxes done they'd move to a new place and john l. didn't have a window. Oh that's terrible. And i would die alone. Oh my god yes and having the opportunity to do something like i mean this is not going to be the most fun world but i have to go get one of my airbags replaced tomorrow. I haven't takata airbag in my toyota. But i say his i'm optima right and not worry about getting any kind of flack from someone. I just tell whatever client. I happened to be working for at that point. Hey i won't be in tomorrow. And that's that's really nice to be on your own. That that of that flexibility of getting the office about nine fifteen maybe nine thirty. You're not punching a time card right but on the same hand you're responsible for everything so the more channels you have coming in of income that you enjoy the better off you're going to be and especially if those channels are set him and leave him in ten to him now on then garden rackets in a lot of the books that i published with my company are like that knowledge them on occasion and You know it's not. Leave them in. Forget them it by any stretch of the imagination for me but Yeah it's kind of fun to wake up in the morning already having earned something exactly. That's exactly right. You were about a half an hour which is about where we like to Retire does anybody has the last words for this month. Well okay. you've been with victoria breath and dhamma the knicks to win. And we hope you've had some fun listening about how diversification and keep you Feeling fresh and feeling motivated and and give you a little extra income. You have any questions at all. Please visit our.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

03:20 min | 3 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"I mean you just have to see an opportunity for what it is. Don't don't do anything. And let's talk just briefly about your garden actresses as as an example. You send you pop the few videos on youtube. How many years did those videos trigger book sales. You can trigger garnered sales since two thousand six. It hasn't stopped changed that little bit of work. You did back then. You planting this huge seed. That the seats and i have not changed those videos at all and over thirteen years they still. I've still got half a million views. Recorders of million views. And i still get people signing help. Even though i haven't put a new fresh video up for years while so that evergreen if you find something that can be evergreen. that's really cool I'm probably going to redesign the website. Eventually because it's getting a little stale so that'll give me or copy work to do And so it's it's just a. It's an interesting thing to be able to do lots of things you know. You hear people say jack-of-all-trades but a master of none it just sounds so jack of all trades or jill of all trades is is great. I think that that gives you fs but will last thought on your garden rag is everyone is always become a bestseller become a best seller. I'm going to dominate. This niche. A kill ya. Our is kind of flying under the radar and having many many of those little streams coming in absolutely. And it's it's a it's kind of if you want to really be successful. Skin sound really weird. Don't try don't kill yourself just do it. Feels good and if you want if you have a garden product that you think is cool if it makes you some money if it covers your your website fee. Every month goal ours happens to be a fairly low cost product. It's twenty nine ninety five for no plans and and things like that. We don't build it for you. We don't ship it for you. You get to do that on your home. But when it. I was really promoting it. And i'm hurls. I haven't promoted it for years. I was really promoting it when we're doing three or four hundred dollars a month in the peak season for the thirty dollars product. That's lot and that's a nice amount of money to come in on the side without having to work a bit about every and i'm still i'm still getting sales and i have not paid except for answering emails. I haven't done one fresh thing in five years. And that's another great thing about diversification because it takes the pressure off you know it have that side hustle that could be bringing in extra money for you and it may not be a lot but you know what some muncie could pay a few bills and what is wrong with that. We'll exactly and it's just you know for me. The garden industry is cyclical. Tried to break into it in.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

03:01 min | 3 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"It was about a cat. I have i mean i have a black heart when it comes to fundraising ahead. You know working for free all the time because everyone's got a great story in a fundraising world. So i am reading this thing. And i have this black hartnell cut right now. Yeah and so. That's how i started. And is i did now. You hand need stuff to prove for someone like shields. Yeah it's hard to prove anything when you're crying but going live. No one of the things i did when we started though is that i reached out to people that i thought were really interesting like aled and i did the very first one for free because it gave me a great example great sample that i could send other fundraising folks alec lot of business that i wrote for a goodwill i wrote four national breast cancer society at vote for a prime rock wildlife refuge which is a big animal refuge. They had tigers lions. And then that is really a lot of fun too so you can reach out and you'll find that as you're doing other things and not necessarily writing just running your business. If you find something that comes up the it's interesting you can pull in the experience you had from other clients. That's exactly right and even with our own got we call this three chicks two point. Oh because we were together on over ten years ago as a business as well and we were doing back then seminars and evokes and when we compare where we were ten years ago to where we are now it's not night and day but it is interesting. How old three of us are starting to do. So many different things now and that was because we were open to having to diversify a sometimes. Diversifcation is out of necessity because as victoria said you have to find a way to keep the lights on but you get into these new opportunities that can kind of lead you into areas that you never thought you'd wind up in and that's what makes it most fun because i don't know in a corporate job if you can do that well and for me. I don't know about you. But for me if i do the same thing too long. I get bored to tears. Yes just bored to tears. So i'm really happy. I get to do a little of this a little of that now. It also takes somebody who's relatively structured especially if you're working from home. Their days went all things planned out by the hour. Just because. I've got a.

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

02:35 min | 3 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"I wanna say loving yourself but it's self care how about self here. I'll take self care there you go and that's not something i did for a long time right. I was busy. I was raising my child. And and i'm helping my parents in your. It is amazing how few people take care of themselves. That's true in an emotional way. I mean i exercise. I try to eat right but deep inside. Was this self loathing. Knowing that i was a failure right and then you're not a failure. Well no in your failure wrong but in looking at you know as once i broke that pattern and say well look. You've done this. You've done that. You've done that guys anything but but when you're in that moment it's breaking that dangerous moment right okay. I'm gonna. I'm going to say right now. We have two little dogs in the room. And if you happen to hear growling. That's just mini me and old jake. Yeah so the kids. Don't forget the kid is over there playing. Oh it's the kitty. In the dog. I would apologize but i'm not sorry because i love having them here right. They make they had a nice pattern interrupt. How's that yes. We will talk more about pattern. Or do you have anything to add. This is a. I was going to say about The power and breaking the pattern. It can happen it can happen. Numerous ways But we talked a little bit about it happening during your day throughout your day whenever morning noon night. Whenever is your time of day that you need this and it can also happened with a big life changing event so it can happen in more than one way is weird. I feel like we're speaking. In such a vague generalities but we kinda half to right. Because we each of these concepts we can dig into a little bit deeper. Because it's fascinating. And what i love about our pocket. Power is it's small. it's short. I can be standing in starbucks and i can feel a pattern coming on. I can break and pow e. r. And get it done before. I get my mocha absolutely rights. It's fast and it's so powerful that it works. It does work Where can people go. Get more information about our pucca. Powerbook's up pocket powerbook's dot com their yard. We have to so far in the series and number three is just about around the corner and so we're working on this together and i hope you'll join us takahara books. I am. Beth erickson aka transition. And i'm jacky screwed aka eljay french. Thanks for tuning in take care..

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"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

Podcast – Filbert Publishing

08:31 min | 3 years ago

"filbert" Discussed on Podcast – Filbert Publishing

"Hello this is rudy jason from pocket power and i am with l. j. french Surfers podcast together. But it's not our first podcast together. But i'm gonna festive right away. I'm going to fess up right away. I am a writer. And i have written a number of years and i couldn't use my real name for this project because it's so different from anything that i have ever done before and it would totally mess up my amazon algorithms gotcha and so i decided to name t to create a pen name and that pen name is a A conglomeration of to my pets at the time. Which rudy my dog and jake who is another dog so rudy j kherson but i am actually beth ann erickson and surprise surprise considering this like the the the youtube slash podcast of babylon erickson. Anyway and go ahead. Are you going to fess up today. Shirt off fess up today. So my pen name is i almost said stage name. I'll you are a musician hint big. That's no one's going to figure out who you are now Right salt. My pen name eljay fringe and my real name is jackie screwed. Yeah i mean it's why did you go with a pen name for your well. Aside from the fact it's impossible to spill your name. Well that is a big part of it it is hard to spell screwed. It's even hard to pronounce even for me. It's kinda cool though that's unusual. I don't know too many. Yeah i know. I know so many ericsson's and my maiden name was peterson. So i mean right. Yeah you can't get much like white bread than that around here at least for sure Wonder bread wonder bread. Yeah so for sure it i. I went with L. j. fringe and decided to go with a pen name. Partly because it's kind of fun it is fun. Yeah i get to you know. Put myself in a certain mindset. And we've been podcasting. We have quite a few podcasts. In the can already and we just wanted to work on a project that was just plain fun exactly and we were both Just as a little background we were both going through kind of hard time a while back and the all these techniques. okay. I read a book okay. And that book was. Because i was trying to fix myself and i wasn't things just weren't working and i wasn't getting worked on and I was kind of floundering as i got this book and the first thing the book wanted me to do to get up at five. Am and start doing stuff. I tried i swore. I'm not a morning person. I'm flipping not a morning person. I we need to come up with something different for us. People who a don't how a whole bunch of extra time in the morning and be don't wanna get up early and do that stuff well and here's the thing you should be able to of reset anytime of the day. That's the deal. That's that's the deal right there. In any way. I went back to Way back. Ooh way back machine. When i was working with a professional copywriter and he was really big into. Nlp and i got certified in nlp copywriting and things like that. And i love. I love p. n. p. neural nervo. Sorry yep neuro. Linguistic processing program programming. Oh ho ho okay. Alpine neuro linguistic programming. And what was cool about that. Is the these guys. It's the it's the art are the science slash art. I'm not sure what you wanna call it of neuro the things that going in your head and linguistic the language that you use and to bring about profound personal change fairly quickly yes and it works and it really. Does you know in in our situation. You know the first thing would we wrote pocket power. The first thing we do is a huge concept and nearly program which is a pattern interrupt right because if you notice in your life you go through patterns. It's just like you know i for me. For example i'll get up. And i'm like i can do this. Life is going to be great. Oh yea and walk order my email and something will come in. That's just like. I don't know if something that i find disagreeable like the dude is ruined car right and then that's even worse than that. I mean that's that's not bad. You know you can get through it but you need to have these pattern interrupts to get you back on track. I kind of approached this from being really stuck in life. Not none just each day. But i mean i was stuck And so i decided the first one of the first things that we wrote about was being in a not so good relationships. And how on stuck from that. I wrote the initial title. The initial 'blanche of the series. But then when. Jackie was looking at it she was like. Oh my gosh this would work for in my situation. I was like hey take this entire thing and model it for people who are in your situation rights or who are in your former situation correct and that's Is so freeing it is it is so it is suffering but yeah that i the first thing the first thing you have to you have to recognize the behavior right in my case it was the flying off on my life isn't worth at. Oh my career is going. The you know the way out on that i am a winner amid it. I'll admit it. And i had to stop that cycle. I had to break the cycle. In your case. I had to break out of a cycle that was very unhealthy in a relationship. I was in at in. What's interesting those you kind of had have had that. It's kind of been a reoccurring theme of sorts. I'm kind of trading carefully in. it's not now correct. correct. Once i was able to make that initial break that powell if you will yes then everything became so much easier It was just one step at a time. And after that powell life started to get good again and now we'll talk about the pa the yo. It's an acronym pocket power. Pow er and in our little book this super cheap. I mean come on if you want a transformation. That's inexpensive really does work and you don't have to get up or change your lifestyle in a huge way. I mean check it out because you know. Pow e r you know. The first step is p. for power. You break that pattern in a really crazy way right and we're gonna talk about that A little bit more in a subsequent podcasts where you can talk. We're gonna discuss leave the various steps. But in the meantime we're today we're just short introduction. And why did you want to get in on this. Did you wanna write. you know. Contribute to book to well for me. It was freeing kind of a health thing. And i really wanted to be able to help other people that have maybe gone through similar experiences. I think what i like about it is is that you know you don't do you. Don't have to wallow right. It's very empowering it's empowering and you can move on with life 'cause who's got time to wallow right not me mean i if i have if i'd rather take you know take asleep in if in the morning and feel way got anyone when i feel my my patterns coming on the patterns that i do not want to rule my life. I engage in the power process. Credit and i break that pattern and in breaking that pattern is really in the way it i can gauging in..

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Tom, Turkey And NCR discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money

The Indicator from Planet Money

06:29 min | 3 years ago

Tom, Turkey And NCR discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money

"Today is a very good day. Because today Darius we get to talk about new Tele Finally, I mean, I love new Tele I know you love new Bella. I mean, everybody loves new talents to love. But by supply of this beloved embrose, you'll chocolate paste, you could be under threat Stacey. And it's because of something that gives new Tele its characteristic flavor hazelnuts. Yes, he's nuts. Have a problem. A serious supply bottleneck more than seventy percent of the world's hazelnuts come from one place from Turkey. In fact, a quarter of the world's as on. That's come from just this one tiny town in Turkey, and that of course, leaves production and new Tele lovers everywhere very vulnerable. Right. I mean just a few years ago. There was an unexpected frost and Turkey that wiped out a huge chunk of the crop. And prices jumped like sixty percent and threatened a worldwide. Tele shortage that's like the fifth horseman of the apocalypse pestilence. Plague no new tell. And I mean, even in the best of times Turkey is, you know, a little bit of an unreliable Rulli. Turkish lira goes up and down the price of hazelnuts can fluctuate accordingly, and it, you know, it just leaves Packers and producers on the hook. But luckily for us one man is on the case today the show how one man's lifelong obsession with easel. Nets could help save new Tele and revolutionized an entire global industry. Support for this podcast and the following message come from zoom when you can't be there in person zoom zoom is used by millions to connect face to face one easy platform for all your communication needs. Visit zoom online to set up your free account today. Meet happy with zoom. Support. Also comes from NC are running a small business is now easier with NC are silver more than a point of sale. NCR silver is simple to use saves. You time and helps you reach your goals faster NCR, silver, search NCR silver. I I met biologists. Tom Molnar in his office at the Rutgers University ornamental field lab, he was surrounded by these big plastic Finns just filled with thousands upon thousands of pavements. For example, here's one that has has ridges and lumps and to me. That's that's kind of an ugly looking hazelnut. Whereas something like this here, the really, shiny. And smooth for the past twenty three years. This has been Tom's life. Just sifting through endless piles of hazelnuts in search of that one perfect. Now, we mentioned that the hazelnut industry has a supply problem Turkey has a stranglehold on production. So the obvious solution to that problem would be to find a new place to grow hazelnuts and the east coast of the United States would be perfect perfect growing conditions, except for one thing we would have had a hazelnut industry in the northeast. If it wasn't for eastern Filbert play eastern Filbert plight. It's a fungal disease. It's native to North America. And it it grows under the bark of hazelnut trees, and kind of rots them from the inside infected trees, they develop these tail till cankers on their bark Tom actually took me out to his research orchard and showed me some of them firsthand. So as we look down here, you'll see that there's little fuss Joel's that poke out through. So those are like little mushrooms, those are the fruiting bodies where the scores. Actually be objected from and spread to other trees fruiting body, fungal pustule, go from new talent fruiting bodies. This fungus has been Tom's sworn nemesis for twenty three years that was when he got involved in this ambitious project to develop hazelnuts as this sort of like utopian post climate change food source. Yes. Because hazelnuts in addition to being delicious are this kind of miracle crop there. What is known as a low input crop. Meaning they can grow without irrigation without chemical fertilizers pesticides. And they can grow on. What is called marginal land? Landa would otherwise be useless. Plus, the harvesting of hazelnuts can be mechanized. So it doesn't necessarily require that much labor and a single hazelnut. Tree can be productive for up to a hundred years. The only problem they needed to solve to make this happen to cover the east coast with hazelnut. Trees was eastern Filbert blight and Tom's plan to do that was based on very simple yet revolu. Idea. See his aunts. They've grown naturally all over eastern Europe and central Asia for thousands of years. And so Tom figured that somewhere out there among the many millions of hazelnut trees, the gene for disease resistance that he needed was hiding like a needle in a massive haystack. So he set out to find that gene, we started in Moscow travelled south going through Krasnodar into Sochi and then into Crimea than we flew up to Romania and Moldova. The Poland and Belarus follow that up through the Baltic states Estonia, Latvia Lithuania for seven years, Tom traveled, all over the native hazelnut range collecting specimens, and this was not your typical horticultural fieldwork. I mean, it could involve everything from like haggling with merchants in a bizarre and who's Becca STAN to like sharing a glass of homemade vodka with little old lady at a roadside stand in Crimea once while crossing into Ukraine with eighty pounds of nuts in his suitcase. He. Even got shaken down by the local police they start screaming at me. They start screaming at my colleagues have guns, and this is silly. But at the same time, I had a suitcase full of all the nuts that I so desperately did not want to lose. So I'm nervous about the nuts. I'm nervous. We're gonna get robbed or worse. But you were more worried about the nuts than the money. I was very nervous about the nuts. Those were my babies. Those were his babies band is is really Portas heart and soul into this project. And he knew that in order to make a commercially viable nut. He needed that perfect combination of traits. And so after years of collecting all this genetic material he came back to New Jersey out to his research farm at Rutgers and he got to work breeding. Yeah. Apparently, Tom planted thousands of trees, and then expose them to the eastern Filbert blight and then just waited and season by season. He meticulously catalogued the growth of each individual tree. Taking note of you know, nut quality looking out for signs of disease.

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