The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast

This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes interviews Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey — co-founders at Barefoot Cellars. Over the course of its 34-year history, Barefoot has grown into one of the fastest-growing and award-winning brands in the global wine industry. Its offerings have expanded from two simple red and white blends to a large variety […]

My Covid Birthday Party – Against All Odds!

TALK ABOUT CHALLENGES!

As if Covid wasn’t enough, we were dealing with record-breaking heat, a wildfire and subsequent evacuations and smoke, and threats of power outages. So, let’s have a celebration! Last week we had a birthday party for Bonnie – not a virtual birthday party, but a real birthday party with guests, cake, stories, and the mandatory […]

Are Humans Ready for Social Media?

ANYONE CAN SAY ANYTHING – AND BROADCAST IT!

If you listen to the social media folks, they will tell you that they are simply providing communication services, like the phone company. They are loathed to monitor every post, they say, because it may infringe on freedom of speech. Freedom vs. Responsibility They always raise the specter of censorship. And it’s a pretty good […]

Destroying Our Natural Virus Filters Is Making Us Sick!

EATING YOUR N-95 MASK

“A healthy natural world is our best antivirus” according to Enric Sala writing in the September 2020 National Geographic. His article entitled, “The Cost of Harming Nature” lays out the case for how biodiversity actually protects us from viruses and other pathogens. Enric spent a lifetime as an environmentalist. He grew up on the Mediterranean […]

Climate Change Is the Next Pandemic!

TAKING OUR EYE OFF THE BIG BALL

As we write this, we are preparing, yet again, to be evacuated from another fast moving wildfire. So how do you shelter in place and evacuate at the same time? The question really puts everything into perspective. Yes, there are big challenges facing our businesses, our health, our democracy, our rights, and our environment. But […]