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 … [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...]

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...]