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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

Who Moved My Market?

No one needs to tell real estate agents that the market has changed.  Everyone is scrambling to find the cheese.  But, it's not just hiding in a new part of the market maze.  The maze has changed.  And, it may never be the same again. New … [Continue reading]

Dealing With This Real Estate Market

Get Real, Get Right. Gary, Jay and I wrote about this as the number one tactic (out of 12) in our book SHIFT: How Top Real Estate Agents Tackle Tough Times.  Here is a short (5 minute) video I did as a summary of the tactics we wrote about.  It was … [Continue reading]

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, … [Continue reading]