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Grace: Resting as a Lifestyle

We invite you to step into a Truventure journey as we share short excerpts from our new book, “Truventure: Strategy for Wildly Successful Living.” It is our hope that you might be inspired to prayerfully embark on your own personal quest. From Chapter 1: Grace: Resting as a Lifestyle My Truventure pursuit is highly intentional, but my intentionality must be grace-based in…

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Truventure – Prerequisite Principles

Physical Chemistry was my most difficult undergraduate course, but I made it nearly impossible by skipping one of the prerequisite courses, third-year calculus. As a result, the meaning of prerequisite left an indelible impression on me. Prerequisite Principles are the lens we need to accurately understand and apply Truventure—to accurately understand how to think about each topic and how to…

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Truventure – A Subterranean Memoir

At a subterranean level, Truventure is a memoir. The main thing is what worked for me when I applied strategy to my life—my story is simply an imbedded stream that runs beneath it. Some elements of applied strategy are original; others are picked up from the corporate trash heap of “we did that last year.”…

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My Daunting Question

After several months in the Norwegian wilderness, I returned to corporate life with a healthy distaste for going through the motions. I exchanged aimless meandering in the wilderness of mind-numbing corporate requirements with strategic intentionality through strategy on one page, my Strategic Pyramid. The effectiveness of the Strategic Pyramid quickly moved me up the corporate…

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The Norwegian Wilderness, My Truventure Trailhead

A remote cabin in Norway was the trailhead of my Truventure. The Norwegian wilderness afforded solitude with my Confidant to discuss questions like, How do I make my life count?With only the wilderness to distract me, I indulged extravagant time to ask What are my priorities? Delving into such questions and living out the answers with my True…

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Truventure – Applying Strategy to Your Life and Your Life’s Work

Truventure—short for true adventure—ventures with Truth to align with Him. It is for those in wholehearted pursuit of closer intimacy and deepening alignment with God authentic. Truventure captures what worked for me when I applied strategy to life, business, and ministry. It is for those wanting a straightforward way to apply strategy to what they…

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TRAVEL

I am writing on a plane now flying to Houston and then on to the Caribbean. Tough life I know right. I think I am a good traveler but I have some friends that are master travelers. My wife says we travel well because we are organized and I told her that God favors the prepared.…

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A Gazillion Bubbles – But Only One You

A few weeks ago, my family and I enjoyed The Gazillion Bubble Show at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN.  I admit that when I entered the theatre for the show, I had my doubts.  After all, how much could one really do with bubbles???  Despite my low expectations, I was grateful for a few minutes of respite from…

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What is a "Lifestyle Entrepreneur" – Video Presentation

Thanks to all who turned out to hear our presentation on Lifestyle Entrepreneurship this past week in Brevard, NC. Special thanks to Gary Heisey, Director of Small Business Development, Clark Lovelace from the Brevard Chamber of Commerce and Norm Books from Channel 70 Productions. Fostering lifestyle entrepreneurship takes a special place and special people, and…

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Why I became a "Lifestyle Entrepreneur"

I type these words from my makeshift office in the living room of my childhood home.  My father is in his 11th year of battling Parkinson’s Disease, and my mother had hip replacement surgery last week.  I have temporarily moved back into their home to support them as my mom heals from her surgery and my…

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