It's not easy, nor pretty, but definitely necessary. I'm hitting Ctrl-C for all those that VOCA Off Grid follows on Twitter, and Ctrl-V into Turboletti's follow list.
It's a worthy task to remind myself who/what is in my eco-network, and also funny to see the trajectory of my 'follows' over the years.
If you've got a new follower recently, follow back ;-)
Over the years, I have been saving quotes and inspirationals from leaders in business, sport, & life:
I've been intrigued about the affiliate marketing layout for quite some time.
Keep in Mind:
Let the search begin:
VOCA Off Grid is about raising awareness, participation, & engagement to cutting edge home construction. A new home ownership and construction model that better bits the EXPLORER lifestyle.
This is an interview I did with Morgan Anderson for a Social Entrepreneurship course that she was in:
MA: To start, could you provide some background information? What were your motivations for leaving the “office”?
VOG: In August of 2014, I left my full-time position as an Energy Efficiency Engineer at an Energy Services Company. It was a good time in my life to take-on the risks of self-employment. Having minimal financial obligations and no family to provide for, I saw an opportunity to take 6-months to 1-year off from work to pursue projects that I am passionate about. I expect that by pursuing these ideas, regardless of whether I succeed or fail, I will gain valuable experiences which will lead to stable employment options down the road.
Over the last 7-years, I’ve been subject to working in an office environment and never really enjoyed it. I find that my productivity is stifled in the office due to the 8-hour shift, co-worker distractions, and a lack of day-to-day incentive. The monotony, minimal engagement, and lack of deadlines for my projects, left me in a constant state of procrastination and daydreaming. I was certain that I didn’t want to maintain this work routine just because it was ‘comfortable’ and everyone else does it. I needed to get outside and get my hands dirty, learn from professionals, and pursue my ambitions.
I am fascinated by Shipping Containers as a livable medium! I As an entrepreneur, I intend to develop sustainable shipping containers that can be used as homes, camp sites, and disaster relief units.
I attended a workshop on entrepreneurship at Northeastern University on November 15, 2010. It was called 'Invention to Venture' sponsored by the NCIIA (National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance). The workshop featured speakers who focused on different elements of a successful venture including entrepreneurial strategies, marketing, team building , funding, intellectual property, and business plan.
Pollution = Inefficiency
Yesterday it all became clear to me. My purpose, my goal, my future. My mission in the last year and a half has been to learn all that I can about renewable energy.
It's full steam ahead for job applications and I'm starting to wonder if any fish are gonna bite the countless worms I've been throwing out there. It's no surprise that the job market is packed with talent and the opportunities are few.
"The way I've gotten to where I am was not thinking about getting anywhere. I really mean this -- I don't think about where things are going. I think about where I am and how much I am engaged in what I'm doing. That's one of the early lessons I learned after 10 years in business: