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Welcome to The *Asterisk.

Why "The Asterisk"?

In case you haven't noticed there's an asterisk in the title of my book and we at Unfu*k Nation thought it would be kinda cool to continue that fine tradition. Oh yeah, and while I'm at it, an asterisk is a symbol used to mark or signify something. In this case a "life marker". What I'm out to do here is have this blog be a place where you can meet with other members of The Nation, interact with each other and where I can post some thoughts and ideas and expand on my work a little more than typical social media channels allow.

What is the cost?

Can I share it with people?
Go ahead.

Can I ask you questions in this blog?
Yes, as long as they are on topic.

Anything else I need to know?
Sure, make sure I have your email address (top of the page) and that you follow all of The Asterisk rules.

What are The Asterisk rules?
1. Don't be an asshole.
2. Follow rule 1 rigorously.

How will I know if I'm being an asshole?
I'll tell you.

Anything else?

No, that's it, welcome, settle in and prepare to expand your brain a little.

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  • What’s the point of asking questions here when is doesn’t appear that Gary J. Bishop is providing the answers?

    diane on

  • Are you FU*KING kidding me!!!! I just finished the audible version of the book (love the accent, said in my best Fat Bastard voice) and I have one question: Have you been fu*king following me around my entire life gathering material for this book? Is this the Truman show and I am Truman Burbank’s (Millennials won’t get that reference, watch the movie)? Incredible stuff Gary! I lost my job in early December due to investors pulling the plug on a small tech company I was working for. This allowed me to spend the month of December to date reflecting on my life and career. The truth of who I have become in all areas of my life and the enormous gap between this reality and who I really want to be has been more than humbling, to say the least. I have tried to be brutally honest with myself and my fu*cking BS is like a Collin McGregor punch to the face, over and over again! I have been floundering on how to move forward and overcome all of my excuses, time sucks, debilitating beliefs, and numerous other “domain” shit I have never had the courage and knowhow to address. I have had some amazing opportunities present themselves but am paralyzed to commit to a job with my shit*y attitude, knowing full well, I will start the job with high expectations of how a company “should” work and how leaders, managers and teams “should” function, only to find the new company is full of a**holes, just like every company I have ever worked for! Lol!

    This book is what I have been looking for. You articulate so much of what I have known about myself and what I have seen and experienced from myself but have not been able to grasp how to overcome it! I want to take your 365 coaching but can’t find a link and I can’t wait to consume all of your resources. More importantly, thanks to you, I am embracing this wholeheartedly and moving forward with more of a road map to becoming the person I know I can be. May I suggest (it probably already exists) a workbook or system to organize ones thoughts as they address these issues. I am so overwhelmed with all of my fu*ked up shit, I don’t want it to continue to hold me back but I understand it is a long and difficult process because I have been building these defense systems and built-in excuses for a long time!

    Regardless, thank you so much! I will try to keep you posted on my progress and look forward to the day we meet in person! Would love to grab a beer if you are ever in Denver, Colorado! Thank you for the wisdom and the honest, direct approach!

    Dilly on

  • Can you tell me if your ever going to be in the Cincinnati area or somewhere near Cincinnati?

    Ron Hakes on

  • Your book talks about i365 program. How do I find it?

    Maria Roberts on

  • Thank you. Very much.

    K* on

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