Author Archives: Jonathan

About Jonathan

I am a man whose life has been profoundly changed by a beautiful woman, 5 amazing kids, the gospel of Jesus Christ, and Leadership Education.

People Who Change the World: The Urban Farming Guys

This is part three of a three-part series.  Find part one here and part two here. The Urban Farming Guys epitomize Gandhi’s quote to be the change you wish to see in the world.  These guys moved to one of … Continue reading

Posted in People Who Change the World | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

People Who Change the World: William Kamkwamba

This is part two of a three part series.  Read part one here. As a young boy I often had persecutory nightmares.  Someone would be chasing me or trying to kill me.  A few times I got to a point … Continue reading

Posted in People Who Change the World | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

People Who Change the World: Elon Musk

I LOVE being a dad of boys in Cub Scouts!  It’s a lot of fun to watch my boys get excited about achieving goals.  The program exposes them to a lot of new ideas and reinforces values we teach in … Continue reading

Posted in People Who Change the World | Tagged | 3 Comments

Review: How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling

How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling by Frank Bettger My rating: 5 of 5 stars It is a shame that I’ve grown up with disdain for salesmen. This book along with others like Think and Grow … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Review: 1913

1913 by Oliver DeMille My rating: 5 of 5 stars Yet another amazing book by Oliver DeMille. DeMille is so obviously keyed into his purpose, and his years and years of intense preparation, study, and experience allow him to deliver … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Review: President Ronald Reagan’s Initial Actions Project

President Ronald Reagan’s Initial Actions Project by White House Staff My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Initial Actions Project (IAP) is a document spelling out Reagan’s philosophy and plan of action for his first 100 days in office. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Los cuatro acuerdos: Una guia practica para la libertad personal, The Four Agreements, Spanish-Language Edition

Los cuatro acuerdos: Una guia practica para la libertad personal, The Four Agreements, Spanish-Language Edition by Don Miguel Ruiz My rating: 4 of 5 stars Honestly, I didn’t love this book, but some of the principles it teaches are so … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment