When to say "no" to activity and chances merits more than a tip of the hat. I say "chances" because sometimes we see it as opportunity but it's really only a chance. Before I split too many semantic hairs, it is always an opportunity at some level to go visit family for Thanksgiving but this time for us the idea turned out to be more of a chance. So we are staying home.
Right now I'm enjoying a french roast from Brazuka Coffee Roasters in Ventura. This is a unique…Continue
Welcome Bronwyn Jane Barnett into the world just two weeks ago. You hear different things people say about going from one child to two or from two to three. "Oh, after three it's just another baby." How ignorant I was to say that. Now with five littles age five and under, all I can say is two or three is easy. If you're on the pace of our family (not necessarily recommended though we feel extremely blessed by healthy babies and uncomplicated pregnancies), going from four to five right after…Continue
The Entrepreneur On Coffee podcast will be up in the next month or so (sneak peak below) in full swing on iTunes and Stitcher. This is a fun project and a way I can begin to give value and content that people want. Apparently "everyone" wants to open a coffee shop these days so here goes the only coffee podcast bringing this kind of content. This is also a shift in the use of my talents and I'm excited about where this can lead. Coffee is not a high margin situation, but…Continue
My wife would say the key word in the title is "moron."
Last October I quit my job with an electrical contractor and started my electric sign business in Colorado. I saw a gap in the need that I could fill with my expertise from the commercial electrical trade. Dan encouraged me, via his podcast, to hit the pavement and make sales (my question was- "Here's the rub, I think I…Continue