My dad taught me cashflow with a soda machine

by robfitz · October 28, 2011 After a brief, failed experiment paying me to do chores, my dad tried something really neat. It clearly took a bit of legwork, but maybe there are some transferrable lessons for parents who want to lay an entrepreneurial foundation. He gave me a vending … Continue reading

Working on Multiple Writing Projects Without Loosing Touch with Quality

Have you ever had a good idea while driving down the road or sitting in an airport somewhere waiting to board? Usually, at least for me, if I don’t write that idea down immediately, it is gone forever a couple of minutes or hours later. I have gotten in the … Continue reading

50 Things Successful People Have in Common…

August 18, 2008 50 Things Successful People Have in Common… Self-help books are an amazing channel for finding nuggets of “betterment” for personal development… HOWEVER, the truth is that 90% of ANY self-help book is pretty much worthless. The author has a brilliant concept that is then repeated 2000 times … Continue reading

The Story of Rupert Mills by Outdoor Writer Kent Cannon

The Story of Rupert Mills Rupert Mills was a slight man, but for every ounce that he was lacking, he made up for it in grim determination. Most folks in the valley simply avoided Rupert because he was devoid of most things that folks around here ascribed to human decency. … Continue reading

No more cigars as we know them? That means no cigars out on the water…

The Kokanee Obsession I usually don’t like to politicize my site, but the FDA is planning on regulating cigars which will greatly curtail the quality of the product. I don’t know about you, but I like a good smoke while out in the boat or standing in a mosquito infested … Continue reading