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...]

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...]