Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #10

I’m moving on….from Revue (this newsletter platform).After writing 10 editions with now >10k subscribers, we’ve simply outgrown its features. So, the next edition will look a little different. Let’s make sure the next 7 Point Sunday goes...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #9

Independence Day is a time to reflect on the great Americans who have shaped our country. Congressman John Lewis was surely one. I knew him for most of my life, and I’ve missed him since he passed away about a year ago.   I was blessed to work with him during his...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #8

Would you offer 80% of your net worth to a friend in need? I’d like to think that I would. But I’m not sure.   My dad did just that. When his friend, an Atlanta-based architect was facing financial difficulties, my father visited him.   “I’m not in the same league as...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #7

  How are those New Year’s resolutions going?   We’re about halfway through the year. I hope this doesn’t sound obnoxious, but I’d like to share my halftime report – in case it’s helpful: Practice Spanish – 186 days (every day) Daily vitamins – 186...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #6

  Do you pour your own water?   When I’m at a restaurant and the waiter is taking a while to refresh my glass, I get up, retrieve the jug, and fill my cup. Sometimes I fill the cups of other patrons. My dad taught me not to wait – just do it. Otherwise, you...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #5

  Happy Sunday!   I spend my “free” time (1) making music, (2) understanding cryptocurrencies. Yes, crypto can help musicians. Artists receive royalty payments months after the fact. There are several startups addressing this problem. Help may be on the way.   It’s a...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #4

  Here we go again!   I can tell when Harvard Business Review re-posts my article about having a portfolio career. I receive hundreds of comments, queries, and notes.   The piece seems to strike a chord: “You need a job that pays the bills. But you also need a job...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #3

  I talk to strangers.   Every so often, I video chat live with strangers on Instagram. It’s a roulette, opportunity, and hoot! I never know who I’ll speak with and what about. Last Wednesday, I met Bladimir, a writer in Venezuela who is exploring the virtues of being...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #2

    Hello, there! I’m back 😊   I’ve been thinking about this newsletter and how to make it more useful for you. I want to create value for you.   I believe in having a portfolio career, so this newsletter will share insights and ideas for you to create your own...
Seven Point Sunday #10

Seven Point Sunday #1

I’m starting a newsletter. Yeah, like for real. Straight from my keyboard to your inbox.   There’s something about this that feels both old and new. Newsletters (and newsgroups) were some of the first online communities. And now they’re coming back, as several social...