Entrepreneur, speaker, life-long learner

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Hi, my name is Erik. I own a brand­ing agency head­quar­tered in Savan­nah, Geor­gia. I enjoy writ­ing and speak­ing about things I’ve learned along the way. You can read more about me by click­ing here.

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Considering Origin, Morality, Religion, Faith, Etc A list of the books I'm currently exploring regarding these topics.

My first clear memories of attending church are from around age 8 or 9. I can recall sitting with my mother in the sanctuary of a non-denominational Christian church, hearing music and watching a pastor teach. I continued going to this church and get...

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2019 in the Rear View Some obligatory year-in-review notes

Confession: I'm writing this more for me than anyone else. As a result, I'm not spending much time building out the story of 2019. But I figured a few lists would be a nice way to look back at the twelve months behind. After all, I'm just looking in ...

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Things I Didn't Know When Starting My Business

In a recent conversation with other business owners, we started talking about things we had no clue about when we started our first businesses. It was a funny, entertaining, and comforting conversation. It was reassuring because sometimes we forget w...

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Power in Vulnerability

Every other week or so I get a question from someone who knows I own a business. They're asking how business is going. And it seems they often expect a shielded and vague answer. I’m not sure if I’ll ever get used to the surprise I get when I’m willi...

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The Letter That Changed Our Family

Nine years ago I was feeling ready to take the leap into self-employment. My wife, Nikkie—she wasn't feeling so ready. It was difficult to talk about. It was literally painful to discuss. Our first child was about 18 months old. Nikkie and I were bot...

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