Dave Jenks: Futurist on a Free Enterprise Mission

Do Your Best

I was preparing for two very important presentations this week.  Each one could lead to a great business opportunity for our Free Enterprise Warriors team.  I was anxious about them.  In my life, as an aspiring person, I have often had a bad case of “preparation anxiety.”  I want so badly to do well … [Read more...]

Apologies don’t work . . .

. . . accountability does.  Apologies are weak; accountability is strong.  Apologies are depressing; accountability is uplifting.  Apologies usually feel insincere; accountability feels honest and trustworthy. “We’re sorry for the delay.” “We’re sorry to keep you waiting, your call is important … [Read more...]

The Master Motivator

For most of my adult life I have been fascinated by the idea of motivation.  In fact, my doctoral work in educational psychology, at the University of Albany in New York, was focused on “learning and motivation.”  I wanted to know what made people want to do things and how did they learn to do … [Read more...]