Robert A. Jones
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Bloging

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What platforms do you suggest for a young man interested in creating his own blog ?Continue

History Major

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert A. Jones Jun 11. 43 Replies

I'm currently at a community college with my general ed, and undergraduate units for a major in History ready to transfer to a university. But think more and more about my choice, I'm certain of my…Continue

Family Business

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Jun 11. 23 Replies

I work for my fathers small computer consulting firm, which offers computer repair, and network solutions. Since 2010, we closed the retail portion, and fired pretty all non family employee's due to…Continue

Tags: life, computers, father, family, business

How to deal with unmotivated people.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert A. Jones Mar 5. 24 Replies

I'm a college student studying at my local junior college, with aspirations of transferring next fall. But I'm worried about my friends back home whom have taken are only taking a few classes or none…Continue

Tags: #relationships, #motivation, #friends

 

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Regular Joe replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Family Business
"It sounds like your business could use some sound business advice.  But it also sounds like your business doesn't have a ton of money to invest in that sort of service.  So my recommendation to you would be to reach out to local…"
Jun 11
Regular Joe replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Family Business
"I find that tl;dr says more about the person actually posting the comment than the actual length of the original post. Generally, it's an admission of laziness AFAIC. "
Jun 11
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"All that is necessary for evil to truimph is for good men to do nothing" For men dedicated to improving the political system starting with themselves through education, debate and involvement. We are trying to fight self fulfilling political apathy
Jun 11
Robert A. Jones replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Family Business
"I admit I don't know much but I'm interested in learning and am interested in what advice you might be able to share with me to help "grow" the business. Since you have experience I lack."
Jun 11
Robert A. Jones replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"Thanks for you feedback "
Jun 11
Robert A. Jones replied to Douglas G's discussion Indiana Jones. . . Style?
"Eddie Bower is great for dark casual kaki's , I'd also recommend Clarks for a more modern footwear, and oxford shirts which are made of thicker material, but usually cost more so you may not want to get them dirty. Incorporate some thrift…"
May 14
Vytautas replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"However, this is the only data available on this specific question. You brought up some good reasons to continue studying the question. But, according to the best-available data, history majors in particular and liberal arts majors in general…"
May 9
Vytautas replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"If a history major is not working in the rather narrow field of strictly history-related, does that mean his/her degree has not helped gain employment?I submit to you that the answer is no."
May 9
Regular Joe replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"Another challenge is that Arabic is not a singular, monolithic language. I picked up some basic Levantine-style Arabic but my accent and slang is Lebanese. It would be useless in Egypt and North Africa. Your best bet is to learn classical Arabic…"
May 6
Regular Joe replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"What kind of person am I if I get a History Degree?  A person who is passionate about history. What jobs are available for a History Degree? All kinds but history is usually a base that should be complemented with other skills or…"
May 6
John Lee Pettimore replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"I read the comments before reading the OP. I would have thought the Op asked about what/how to get foreign language experience. "
May 6
Brad Williams replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"+1 to Rick Shelton.  My uncle got a business degree.  He's a VP in a huge corporation.  Doesn't mean if you get an MBA you can be a VP.  Mostly likely now, MBA is just a sales jobs."
May 6
Rick Shelton replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"The problem with your data set is that it doesn't provide information as to the type of job those History majors are working at, only that the population has a Bachelor's in history and they're making an average of such-and-such.…"
May 6
Rick Shelton replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"The problem of bringing up past examples of History Majors, or any other thing, that have done well is that, well, it's in the past and right now those environmental factors do not apply.  Further one example of a successful history major…"
May 6
Brad Williams replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion History Major
"I'm getting pretty good at Chinese, but I live in Taiwan. Arabic is a HUGELY valuable language and can make you tons of money in the right places.  You could do stuff for the military or FBI as well.  The only problem is that very,…"
May 6

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Backpacking, Tennis, Auto-mechanics, Boxing, poetry, History, Bio-Hacking, and Politics
Books
"The Art of Manliness"-Brett McKay, "The Alchemist"-Coelho, "Factotum "&"Pulp"-Charles Bukowski, "The Limits of Power"- Andrew Bacevich, "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"- Hunter S.Thompson and "The Art of Virtue"- Benjamin Franklin.
Movies
"The Warriors", "Into the Wild", "Planet of the Apes", "Untouchables", "Gangster Squad", "American Psycho", "Fight Club" and "the Big Lebowiski".
Music
The Black Keys, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Wu Tang Clan, Dr. Dre, Beastie Boys, Black Flag, and Atmosphere
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"When we get there that's when we've made it"-The Warriors

"Wise men make proverbs but fools repeat the," -unknown

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Native Son replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
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Regular Joe replied to Alex Pape's discussion Selling baseball cards
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Rick Shelton replied to David Johns's discussion Teen boys today
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