Productivity — If You Can Do It!

May 22, 2021 by John Larson Do you need some help with motivation to get stuff done? I don’t know about you, but I sometimes (often… always…) have a tough time getting things done, especially important stuff. We get our Amazon business stuff done, me reluctantly, Sandi relentlessly. I am able to walk by important farm stuff … Read more

9 Things to Know About Starting a Business

Deep in your heart, you might be dreaming of starting your own business. It could be eCommerce, Handmade Crafts, a repair business, or a store on the corner. Doesn’t matter. There some things you should know. Books and YouTube Aren’t Enough You can learn a lot by reading, researching, and buying courses on starting a … Read more

Focus On the ONE Thing

As a management consultant, I spent much of my consulting time helping clients discover and focus on the most important aspects of their business. They were often overwhelmed with tasks and projects that had little to do with overall success. That’s where I helped them define their ONE Thing. A business needs to make a … Read more

Making the Most of the Cold and Dark of Winter

Baby, It’s COLD Outside! Here in NW Oregon, it rarely gets below freezing, and even more rarely, it snows. Generally, we can expect snow every few years. That’s one reason we get “snow days” with the falling of a single snowflake. So, we bundle up and light a fire, brew the hot chocolate, and burrow … Read more

Rhythms of the Farm

We bought a farm back in Oct 2015, and moved in during Feb 2016. We have had a beautiful time moving and getting accustomed to life in a rural setting. It is Heaven on Earth. What we’ve known for all our lives is that there is a season for everything. The farm is a living … Read more