Note: (A Moving and Inspiring Tale) of a Transformed Life

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A quick hello from a freelancing world.

I am in what looked like a two days work, turning to weeks of tireless work.

Freelancing is hard work — I’ll be seeking help soon.

I’m going to leave you with an excellent article on work (in the hope that I finally catch up with mine).

— Joel

P.S. I have thought for a while what creativity is about I might include few articles on creativity in the upcoming issue.


The Art of Asking: Or, How to Ask and Get What You Want.
My asking style is the one I learned from my father who never lifts a finger until he sees you’re asking from the point of strength. When asking for $70, I’ll remember to mention I have $22.7 of my own, so I need help with $46.3. He has almost always been generous giving more, but if you don’t ask, the answer is already no.


The Risk Not Taken.
Andy Dunn wrote an article a few years back that I read every time I want to re-orient my perspective on life.


Kimberly buried treasure.
It’s moving as it is inspiring. I get the same feeling no matter how many times I re-read it a fantastic reflection of a transformed life.


Never waste a minute thinking about people you don’t like.
— Dwight D. Eisenhower

Hi, I’m Joel. I write this Notes to you every Tuesday. My goal with this simple letter is to present you by way of email. A manageable selection (3 items) of engaging, practical, and personal stories that make your day a little more pleasant. Click here to learn more