June 2009

Thanks to Meryl Evans

I just wanted to thank Meryl Evans for her recent review of ONO. Meryl is what she calls a “Content Maven.” She writes and edits content for businesses and publications. She also helps businesses build and maintain relationships with clients and prospects through content. continue reading...

Happy vs. Joyful

I was at a camp this weekend with my five year old son, Jaken.  There were lots of opportunities for learning and growth for the both of us.  One of the things that stuck out in my mind was a discussion that was had during an“adult breakout” session.  The leader of the session brought up the topic of joy and how it compares to happiness.  continue reading...

Teaching Your Child to Fish

Teaching a child to fish is all about two things, catching fish and comfort. continue reading...

Shel Horowitz Reviews ONO

Shel Horowitz, ethical marketing expert and author of books such as Grassroots Marketing: Getting Noticed in a Noisy World, and continue reading...

Family Folk Choose Entrepreneurism

I am continuing to hear more and more feedback from people who have read ONO.  Often, people tell me their stories of why they have chosen the entrepreneurial lifestyle.  Most report that they chose to be in business for themselves because it allowed them to be in control of their time.  Time is the most precious commodity of any family first person because that is h continue reading...

Absolution

 I was recently reading an article in which a man described himself as not being a Biblical absolutionist.  He believed in Biblical principles, yet did not take every last word as law.  Regardless of whether I disagree with him or not, his use of the word absolutionist sparked some thought.  continue reading...

Why You Should Write Your Eulogy---Today!

This is an excerpt from ONO about one of the foundational elements of Family First Entrepreneurism, discovering your higher purpose.

Step One: Your Epitaph continue reading...

Take Your Family Camping

I’m just getting back from a wonderful weekend of camping with my wife and kids.  I love that we never asked the question, “what should we do?”  There were chores to be done and there were adventures in every direction.  Both of my boys were dirt balls by the end of every evening but we were able to scrub them off around the campfire while recalling the day. continue reading...