Friday Kin 2008-08-15

Just for a change – and partly influenced by the Beijing Olympics – I’m presenting 3 medal winning posts from bloggers in my Career Change BlogRoll (see right hand column of home page).
Note: 2012 March update – the blogging roll is no more!


Unlike the Olympics Games, I plan on doing this more often than every 4 years.
Depends on what I discover on my surfing travels.

There’s also a chance to win a prize – keep reading to see how 🙂

Each post has something I liked or learned about career change, personal renewal or mid-life professionals (a broad net indeed!)

GOLD: “The Everything Day
If you ever thought a freelance writer just picks those plum 5 figure assignments to keep up appearances while really living a 4-hour work week, Beth Z will set you straight.

SILVER: “Going Through Hell In The Hallway
Curt Rosengren makes the runners up spot with a spirited take on what it really takes to achieve anything worthwhile in life – actually I’d love to hear this post delivered as a full-on evangelical oratory.

BRONZE: “Seize The Freedom Of Self-Employment
Coach Tom Volkar taps right into what fuels people who are committed to being self employed. He also recognizes that some folks are A-OK with what they’re currently doing as an employee.

– Mark McClure

The ‘Kin’ in the post title. Can you guess why I chose that?
There are 2 reasons – the first one is obvious 😉

A $10 (US site only) gift voucher to the first correct entry (in my sole opinion) received this weekend.

1 Comment and 1 entry per person max.

Just leave your answer as a comment and make sure your email address is correct so I know where to send the gift voucher. (Your email address will not be published.)

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Author: Mark McClure writes fiction about life, reality and worlds unknown. Based in Tokyo, Japan. My work embraces elements of (hard) science fiction, space opera, science fantasy, quantum fiction and speculative fiction. Click for info: My Books
One comment on “Friday Kin 2008-08-15
  1. Mark McClure says:

    Alas, there were no entries – perhaps the Games or the summer hols were a bigger draw than a 10 buck voucher.

    For the curious among you, I selected “kin” in the post title because:

    1- There is the English sense of Kinship or friendship in linking to the excellent posts of other bloggers.

    2- In Japanese, “Friday” is pronounced as “Kin-yobi”, where Kin has the meaning of “gold”.
    I like that context!

    This competition is now closed.

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