Dave Jenks: Futurist on a Free Enterprise Mission

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [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...]

The War of Enterprise

We call ourselves “free enterprise warriors” for a very powerful reason.  Not because we are mercenaries or soldiers whose goal is to harm others.  Or, that we seek to gain from others losses or at their expense.  We are warriors in the classic sense of being guardians and protectors – we … [Read more...]

How to lose 60 pounds in 6 months

On November 22nd I weighed 275 pounds, today May 22nd I weigh 215 pounds.  That makes me a "big loser" and now qualified to give advice on weight loss.  So here are my three secrets on "how to lose 60 pounds in 6 months: 1.  Start by being 80 pounds over-weight.  Being obese is the real … [Read more...]