Monthly Archives: June 2009

Monday Morning Match – Making Excuses

“…Or Maybe You’re Just Making Excuses” Being of of the “best ever” certainly gives today’s Monday Morning Match some credibility when it comes to motivation. Before you say to yourself, what can Michael Jordan do or say to inspire me – he’s in a different world than you and I. That’s true – professional basketball…

Monday Morning Match

Anyway People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and…

All Real Estate is Local…Right?

Regardless of which side of world you’re on, all real estate is affected by the local economies and vice versa. Here’s a humorous look at the current economy from the “other side of the pond.”

Selling the Area

As Realtors, it is extremely important to be knowledgeable on the local areas and communities where you work. Your customers and clients will certainly have questions so it will help you if you have answers. Creating a video to promote your area is one option… Creating a video to lampoon your neighborhood is another… (enjoy…

Monday Morning Match

We can all use a little help now and then, can’t we? I know lots of people who swear by following “to do” lists or really feel like they’ve accomplished something when they can cross off things they have on their “honey do” list. Checklists and systems are some of the best things to develop,…

Handling Negative Real Estate Media

One thing is for sure, the media isn’t going out of their way to paint a pretty picture of the real estate market, are they? Now I understand that isn’t the role of media and I am sure many other industries can say “what about the way they treat us?” Auto, pharmaceuticals, politicians and others…

Leadership and The Moment

I found a new blog post from Pete Blank, one of my University of Florida fraternity brothers and good friends, to be quite meaningful, not just for today but for any day. Pete is a Leadership Consultant with ATLAS based in Birmingham, Alabama, a dedicated husband and father and a loyal Gator fan (even though…

W.W.C.D. – What Would Cramer Do?

Jim Cramer from Mad Money talks about the “housing bottom”? Encouraging message or just spin? What do you think? Have you seen any upturn in your activity?

Monday Morning’s Match

Today’s Monday Morning Match comes from “Business Philosopher” Jim Rohn. Rohn is well known as a inspirational speaker and author who has been speaking to audiences of all types for the last 40 years. His “Five Major Pieces To the Life Puzzle” include: Philosophy – how you thinkAttitude – how you feel Action – what…