To Read Or Not To Read, That Is The Question

What is it about reading that matters today? Maybe it can save a life of a soldier?  General James Mattis, our Secretary of Defense, stated this to an officer under … Continue Reading →

How To Get Kids To Read Books

Why do we want our kids to read books? Why would they want to read books? Kids will try to avoid what they don’t want to do, and they will … Continue Reading →

My Sunday Cup Has a Chip In It – Does The Fourth Commandment Really Matter?

This is my Sunday coffee cup, and there is a chip in the porcelain on the bottom. I use this cup only on Sunday.  It is not just an everyday … Continue Reading →

Men Mature Slower Than Women–Duh!

Men Mature After Women — 11 Years After, To Be Exact — A British Study Reveals A British study reveals that men have an 11 year lag behind women when … Continue Reading →

Father’s Day–Bah Humbug!

Who cares about Father’s Day, anyway? Other than some sales at the hardware store or sporting goods store, you wouldn’t even know it existed.  And it is so anticlimactic after … Continue Reading →

If Business is Good Business They Must Be Professional

When I do business with anyone, and I’m paying good money for it, I expect many things. One is honesty, another is professionalism.  Don’t tell me you’re an expert, unless … Continue Reading →

5 ways being a boss is like being a parent

First, from me, Burt Jackson, think of the father as the parent. I think fathers are special and not appreciated.  Regardless of how bad or absent our own father (or … Continue Reading →

Fatherhood, God & My Dog

Ever compare why God created the world, in a simplistic way, to why we would want to be dog owners? They cost money, they take our time, they cramp our … Continue Reading →

Reading Can Improve Lives

As I mentioned previously, I will try to focus on three things: promoting business as a good thing, asking if fatherhood could be the answer to many cultural problems, and … Continue Reading →

Business Can Do It

Summary: Do you believe business is good or bad? By good I mean beneficial, helpful and useful for people and society.  I’m not talking about whether sales and profits are … Continue Reading →