Dave Jenks: Futurist on a Free Enterprise Mission

Living with Loss; Lessons we Learned

On April 5th I lost my oldest son, Bradley.  He was only 41.  This is my first blog since and I'm still not ready to write it.  But I need to - for myself, for him and for you.  I could write about something else, but that would feel shallow and safe.  These are the deep and turbulent waters I … [Read more...]

Angels and Demons

I have always been fascinated with the power of words.  As Gary, Jay and I were writing our books we would often take time to really drill down on a particular word or range of words, like spiritual versus religious or power versus force.  In the late 1990's, Gary and I spent a whole afternoon … [Read more...]

First it Gets Worse

Athletes say "no pain, no gain."  My experience is that this truth applies in almost all human endeavors.  Particularly those where you are trying to make something better.  As you work to make it better, it gets worse. Cleaning your garage, organizing your files, de-piling your desk or … [Read more...]

Big, High and Bold

There is always another way to see things.  First thoughts are not usually the most powerful.  The commonly accepted answers are seldom the wisest. Think Big - Aim High - Act Bold.  That was the mantra we delivered in our book The Millionaire Real Estate Agent.  We really wanted our readers to … [Read more...]

Dump the Baggage

It's amazing how much extra weight we pick up along the way.  And, I don't just mean on the bod.  In my recent move from Texas to New York I got to once again marvel at my incredible ability as a collector of extraneous stuff (other words can be substituted here).  And, what a life enhancing … [Read more...]