Tag Archives: entrepreneurship

Doing Hard Things: Seven easy steps I took to get my four year old to clean our bathrooms

For my day job, I get to work with a variety of different consultants and experts in policy and messaging. One of my favorites is a gentleman named Kevan Kjar. He is a businessman that focuses on helping organizations develop compelling stories. In addition to being a great guy, he has a simple but powerful […]

The Beauty of Ambiguity

Life is never straightforward. The destination you start-out for is seldom where you end-up. Twists and turns are a part of being human. But for most people, uncertainty and ambiguity are not comfortable things. In fact when faced with a situation where there isn’t enough information to make an informed decision, the brain usually engages […]

Here today – Antique tomorrow

Anyone that has a toddler probably has witness them trying to switch TV or computer programs by swiping the screen. Because many of them know how iPads or iPhones work, their technology point of reference is based on touchscreens. Isn’t innovation amazing?!? Imagine what other new technologies will become commonplace within the next 5 – […]

Not Your Birthday

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he’ll learn fast enough to speak. My fav Benjamin Franklin quote Most people know Franklin as one of our Founding Fathers and also from his scientific experiments with electricity. But yesterday we were able to take a morning to not only learn about this renaissance man, but celebrate […]

Growing our Budding Entrepreneurs

“I want to grow up to be a _______!” Depending on the time of day, my kids can fill that blank with: princess, builder, digger driver, doctor, dancer or farmer. Growing up I also vacillated between future occupations, starting with my early life wanting to be a nun (yup…that’s another story for a different blog) […]