Gifts Of Time

I came home looking forward to a long and relaxing weekend. I nestled into the couch, attempting to unwind from the week.  No luck.  Thoughts of necessary projects consumed my mind. “The garage really needs ...

The Best Advice I Ever Got

Don’t wish it away. That advice was given to me shortly after my first child. I don’t remember the exact context. It was either me complaining about changing diapers or me dreaming about how great ...

Best Reads Of 2021

It is a worthwhile endeavor to review the books you’ve read in the last year.  While I read many books last year, I am only submitting my favorites to you.  These were the most impactful and the ...

Ask Better Questions

Lots of people ask the question, “can I..,” to their Managing Broker.  Before that question is asked, the planning is done.  Now, it’s a matter of determining if license law and the brokerage will allow ...

Victory Awaits

As the days wear on and our routines seem to be taking us nowhere different, I am reminded of the phrase uttered by Winston Churchill during the darkest days of WWII. “Keep buggering on,” he ...

Five Stars

A past client called me this week to discuss an issue with his house. To start the conversation, he referenced my 4 ½ and 5-star reviews online. “Obviously,” he says, “you do good work.” You ...

Screendoors and Submarines

Many real estate agents are dreamers. I am, for sure. I can conjure up the wildest of fantasies ranging from fame and fortune to world peace. Dreaming is a good thing. In fact, dreaming is ...

Delegate, Outsource, Or Lead?

Leaders are doers.  Far too often, however, leaders want to be delegators.  As leaders, we see something that needs to be done, or changed, then look around the organization for someone to accomplish it.  In ...