What Did LaVoy Finicum Die For?: Part One

I watched the January 26, 2016 FBI footage and Finicum definitely attempted to run the roadblock, almost striking an agent who jumped in front of him. He left the vehicle immediately walking several yards away covered by multiple agents. He seems to have put his hands down for some reason...

YOUTH FOR AMERICA: It’s Back and Has Found A New Home

It has always been true—the youth are the future. So what does your future hold? Are you prepared to step into your GREATNESS? Monticello College hosts Youth For America retreats because we take your future leadership serious. But nobody said that learning about great American leaders and developing your own leadership skills had...

Strongbrook Mentoring Network It’s Free

If free is not enough, I don't know what it will take to get you to check this out...seriously, if you have any desire for self improvement (boy, I do) I strongly encourage you to spend a few minutes to see just what this is. Just opt-in at the upper...

I Found Aladdin’s Lamp

Warning: Only read this post if you are open to alternative ways to create income.             I finally bit the bullet....I am getting serious about moving into the 21st century and becoming an expert on using the internet to create income. It is projected that only about 15% of network marketing...

The New Economy: Entrepreneurship, Part Four

CLICK HERE FOR PART ONE CLICK HERE FOR PART TWO CLICK HERE FOR PART THREE So let’s move on to question #2: In this new economy, is it better to become an entrepreneur, or is it really safer to work for someone else? The average household income in the United States is approximately...

“It’s Like An App Store For Mentorship”

  Buckminster Fuller What do Buckminster Fuller, Peter J. Daniels, and Andrew Carnegie all have in common? They each achieved huge fortunes. All three greatly influenced the politics of their time. Each made philanthropy or the giving away of millions of dollars a major focus. And each started out poor, uneducated, with no special advantages of birth, pedigree, or station. Peter J....

Maybe Forrest Gump Was Right

Retirement. Most Americans are either ignoring this fact of life hoping it will go away, or facing its eventuality with fear and trembling. Based on a year's worth of research, I am certain that 9 out of 10 people reading this blog fit that category. There is plenty of available data showing...

Being As Responsible As I Can

I have been thinking a lot about my mortality lately. No, I don’t have any premonitions, but Julia and I just updated our Revocable Living Trust and it always makes me think about my life, my relationships, and whether or not I am doing all I can for my...

The Sentence That Knocked Down the Berlin Wall (But Almost Didn’t)

This post is a reprint of the November 5 ,2014 article from the Intercollegiate Review.   Twenty-five years ago last week, the Berlin Wall fell. In retrospect, what event fails to suggest a certain inevitability about itself, conveying the sense that because it happened it had to have happened? Twenty-five years ago this...

Funding Monticello College: A 21st Century Approach

Historically, most American institutions of higher education struggled to fund themselves. Non-profit institutions did not generally have mechanisms for generating revenue. Thus they relied on tuition, donations, and an endowment. Harvard, America's first school, suffered this same fate. In 1636, without any endowment (the gift from John Harvard, the school's...