And you thought it was the Hokey Pokey

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So, what’s it all about?The “it” in the sentence above is The FENG. The FENG is many things. Is it about job leads? Is it about webinars? Is it about Chapter and Special Interest Group meetings?Well, one thing I can tell you is it’s not about the Hokey Pokey.I got the note below from one o...

Oct 15, 2023

By Matt Bud, The FENG

Matt's secret decoder ring

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Back at the beginning of time itself (1991-1992), I was unemployed for the first time since getting out of the Army in 1971.Although I did have an IBM compatible computer that I bought when I lost my job, this was a “pre-laptop” period of time. In order to keep all my contacts organized, I...

Jul 24, 2023

By Matt Bud, The FENG

Conflicting advice

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Wouldn’t it be nice if every time you asked a question, you got the same answer? Unfortunately it seems that every time you ask a question, sometimes even of the same person, you get different answers.Perhaps this is good. It gives you the chance, as an adult, to make your own decisions an...

Jan 09, 2023

By Matt Bud, The FENG

The too hard pile

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Everyone has a “too hard pile.” (Even I have one!) It’s all that work that sits in a pile by your desk and you never seem to get to it.I suppose there ought to be a law or something that would prevent us from leaving things in the “too hard” pile for very long. Of course, many of us (mysel...

Dec 11, 2022

By Matt Bud, The FENG

Surviving storms at sea

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For my birthday one year, my daughter bought me a book: “A Voyage for Madmen” by Peter Nichols. The book is about the first Golden Globe race from Falmouth, England which began on April 22, 1969. Nine men set off on a race around the world. Ten months later, only one of them made it back. ...

Mar 23, 2023

By Matt Bud, The FENG