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Posts tagged ‘Journey’

Someday, Episode #15: Joel Van Brunt, Helicopter Pilot

Welcome to Someday, where we interview interesting people from around the world to learn about how they make a living.  We call it Someday because one day our curious kids may elect to pursue a career in one of these fields.  In the upcoming months, we’ll learn: How to become a Clown, the best thing about being an Artist and the most challenging thing about being a Orthopedic Surgeon.  Who knows…we might even talk a little ice cream as well.  We hope you enjoy! Read more

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Someday, Episode #8: Heath & Alyssa Padgett, RV’ers

Welcome to Someday, our newest segment on the blog.  We’ve been having so much fun interviewing local entrepreneurs, we’re adding a whole new adventure to the mix.  We’ve recently started talking to interesting people from around the world to learn about all the different ways to make a living.  In the upcoming months, we’ll learn: How to become a Pastry Chef, the best thing about being an Meteorologist and the most challenging thing about being a Racecar Driver.  We call it Someday because one day our kids may elect to pursue a career in one of these fields. Read more

Shafer…Power! Featured in Watching Seeds Grow

Several months ago we were contacted by Peter Greer and his son, Keith, after they discovered our blog while doing some research on young entrepreneurs.  Keith, a 9 year-old entrepreneur himself, wanted to interview the kids and I to learn more about our adventures in entrepreneurism for his upcoming book.  Since we had been doing our own series of interviews for the blog, we jumped at the opportunity to sit on the other side of the table. Read more

Something Old, Something New: An Update From Shafer…Power!

When we launched Shafer…Power! back in April, 2012, we really didn’t know where it would take us.  Although we did create some fairly specific goals when we started the blog, the reality is we were simply trying to inject a little fun and adventure into our children’s growth and development. Read more

What do you want to be when you grow up?

It’s a question we all ask our kids.  I’m not sure why, but it’s just so darn exciting to hear what they’ll say.  Maybe we’re hoping they’ll say Tiger Woods.  Or Britney Spears.  Then again, maybe not.  Yikes. Read more