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Posts tagged ‘Reflections’

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

5 Really Cool Things We’ve Discovered Together as a Family

It’s been just over five months since the launch of Shafer…Power! and it feels like a good time to check in to ensure we’re making satisfactory progress toward our goals.  Personally, I feel as though we’ve made great strides together and are really just starting to gain momentum in our journey of entrepreneurism.  In fact, I thought it would be a fun way to evaluate our progress by writing about 5 really cool things we’ve discovered together as a family.  Without further adieu: Read more

The Bottom Line: August, 2012

The Bottom Line is a series that was first introduced on the Shafer…Power! blog in April, 2012.  Whereas the business definition of bottom line is “the line in a financial statement that shows net income or loss,” here we do a brief recap of our progress toward our goals.  Since “Earn Some Spare Change” is our fourth goal, we’ll provide an update on our actual bottom line as well. Read more