Dave Jenks: Futurist on a Free Enterprise Mission

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...]

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...]

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 knowledge is required in this market - short sales, … [Read more...]

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 produced by Stephen Schweickart and his talented … [Read more...]