This is part of a series of posts discussing the 5 Values of The Oak House.  You can see all the posts by clicking here. “Be kind for every man is fighting a hard battle.” – Ian MacLaren You never know what impact your actions might have on another person.  Read more…

This is part of a series of posts discussing the 5 Values of The Oak House.  You can see all the posts by clicking here. Have you ever heard the aphorism “a rising tide lifts all boats”?  Have you ever wondered where it comes from? The phrase is commonly attributed Read more…

This is part of a series of posts discussing the 5 Values of The Oak House.  You can see all the posts by clicking here. Simplicity has long been valued in various applications.  It is so valued in the military they developed an acronym for it; K.I.S.S. (keep it simple Read more…

This is part of a series of posts discussing the 5 Values of The Oak House.  You can see all the posts by clicking here. Servanthood has been a big deal in the leadership world for the past few decades.  Servant leadership became a buzzword around the turn of the Read more…

This is part of a series of posts discussing the 5 Values of The Oak House.  You can see all the posts by clicking here.   Love is a strange value for a business to express.  Usually, the value of love is reserved for a personal value.  So why did Read more…

This is part of a series of posts discussing the 5 Values of The Oak House.  You can see all the posts by clicking here. Values are very important to me personally.  They define why we do things the way we do them.  They are snapshots into the guidelines through Read more…

I recently saw a post by the owner of Reformation Brewery located close by in Woodstock, GA.  The post is best summarized in this statement: “This one single truth is that all of life is to be lived OUT of salvation and not FOR salvation. Another way of saying it, all Read more…

I recently had a conversation with a good friend (Gary with Four 41 South  BBQ) where he told me about a conversation he had with a local Economic Development Manager.  They were talking about an existing coworking space and Gary mentioned The Oak House was opening in Canton.  After a Read more…

I have been in the process of trying to find and hire a commercial contractor for the past 5 weeks.  I foolishly assumed we would have one in just 2-3 weeks.  I didn’t know we were in one of the busiest construction seasons we have seen since the ’08 recession. Read more…

Scribing is simply the act of writing.  This last 10 minute segment of my morning routine is probably my LEAST favorite.  I do not think I am a good writer.  Writing has never been my strong suit because I write like I speak.  I speak very informally in most social Read more…