Monthly Archives: November 2021

FreeMatt In Review: 11-8 to 11-12

Waiting around kills most. Until then, this is the FreeMatt in Review Falling Out Of Formation: Noticing The Missing Man We lost a good one the other day. Reminds me of times in the military. When Incentives Don’t Work, The … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Message To Our Troops

It may seem to be off or intellectually dishonest but my Veterans Day message is to our troops. Many of you have found purpose in your routine or mission. We often have structure in our lives, while in the service. … Continue reading

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When Incentives Don’t Work, The Great Withdrawal

A company I worked for, just like another company I turned down an opportunity to work for, had incentives for meeting goals or sales targets. Obviously nothing new to many. Often you could make a bonus or a commission percentage … Continue reading

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Falling Out Of Formation: Noticing The Missing Man

A short time after every wakeup and breakfast on the ship, I would enter the pointless and monotonous routine we held in port. When the weather participated in the Sunshine State, we could find ourselves observing a polite respite from … Continue reading

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FreeMatt In Review: 11-1 to 11-5

The mist clears for the patient. Until then, this is the FreeMatt in Review Rage For The Machine: The Rebel Made Better Fearing being labeled a sellout, I learned that others had done it instead. The Thrill of Tap Dancing … Continue reading

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Navy Story: The Boat Over Troubled Water

I still hold on to a belief that a man with a mission that he can’t believe in will often find himself struggling. To be honest, I was a man that didn’t believe in the mission that the Navy gave … Continue reading

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The Thrill of Tap Dancing on Land Mines

(I am not 100% sure that this posting gets every where it is supposed to but enjoy it anyway) Before we learned to temper our nerves, I had heard astory about someone that truly loved fire. It wasnt the notoriety … Continue reading

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Rage For The Machine: The Rebel Made Better

I was always worried that I would be the sellout. I would worry that I would be judged for not fighting the supposed “man” or authority ordained by social fiat. I don’t think I did become that sellout but I … Continue reading

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