When The Entrepreneurial Honeymoon Wears Off…

If you work a job right now but want to be an entrepreneur… I totally know the feeling you just know is waiting on the other side of fence. You can already imagine all of the freedom you’ll gain, no more alarm clock in the mornings nagging you to wake up, no more punching a … Continued

Positivity And Optimism Are Perhaps Our Greatest Traits

Today I’m going to talk about what I consider to be one of the most attractive qualities in people (both guys and gals)… and one of the biggest driving forces for doing epic things in our life and as entrepreneurs here in Roseburg. My wife and I were at the art festival a while back here in … Continued

Get Over Yourself And Stop Being Your Own Roadblock

I’m writing this article as much for myself as for you to hopefully get something out of too. The great thing about America is that I truly believe everyone has the opportunity to chase their dreams as long as their body and mind will let them do so. Yet the vast majority of people in … Continued

How To “Pumpkin Plan” Your Business

It’s kind of funny how you can learn the most powerful things from the most unlikely places. Like in this article, how my most recent business strategy shift came from a pumpkin farmer of all places. You see, at our local software startup Carrot (onCarrot.com) that we launched in 2013… we’re growing at a good … Continued

A Nice Day For Clouds

Sometimes the best lessons can be learned (or re-leared) from the most unlikely places. I’ll tell you this story of how my 3 year old daughter gave me a piece of wisdom one morning that I think about every day now to keep me in a positive mindset in life, and as an entrepreneur. But … Continued

How To Get People To Buy Local MORE

I’m a huge fan of buying local. Heck, I’m one of the first people to be bummed out when a company I like here in town shuts their doors. Whether it’s a restaurant, a clothing store, etc. But I feel there’s one huge flaw in the “think local” movement and a huge opportunity for local … Continued

Should You Quit Your Day Job?

The age old question…. “When should I quit my day job as an entrepreneur?”. First off, even though you think it is… time isn’t your biggest obstacle in starting a business. In this post I’ll line out when it’s the right time to quit your day job, how to carve out more time, and real … Continued