Monthly Archives: April 2010

Inspiration From the Wall?

Relax…this isn’t a blog about what Realtors and Pink Floyd have in common. “The Wall” that I am talking about are the walls of my office. Where do you get your ideas or inspiration from each day? Does it come from a specific person – maybe a child or a spouse, a co-worker or maybe…

Get On Your Bikes and Ride

I took my 8-year-old son Ryan to get a new bike this weekend. He has officially outgrown his 16″ bike and was ready for his first 20″ bike, but before we shopped, we were informed of his need to have a bike with “gears” and specifically one where you could spin the pedals backwards while…

Oh Goodie – More Outstanding Service!

I have a sign hanging in my office that says: “Doing what’s expected only prevents customer dissatisfaction. You must do more than is expected to truly satisfy a customer”Can I tell you about a situation where someone did more than expected? I was out of my driveway early to head to Cincinnati for a session…

Hey – My Real Estate Career is a Teenager!

Q: What’s the best and worst part about a career in the real estate business? A: The best part about the real estate business is the same thing that is the worst part about the real estate business ~ It’s different every day. I can vouch for that fact as today marks the 12th anniversary…

The Games People Play

What a great week to be a sports fan. The Final Four on Saturday, a Major League Baseball season opening night game between the NY Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, the traditional Opening Day for 26 other teams along with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, the Masters and the…

Play Ball!

It’s Opening Day in Major League Baseball 2010 Teams, players and fans in 30 major league cities begin the day with fresh enthusiasm and hope that this indeed may be the “next year” they’ve been waiting for. It still remains a simple game they learned as children. You throw the ball, you catch the ball,…

You’ve Gotta Love Some of the "Legends"

Have you ever received an email that you found interesting, shocking, scary or just too darn difficult to believe? Maybe the one about the man who’s hiding under cars at the local mall slashing people’s Achilles tendons? Or how about the one where there’s the dying kid who hopes to get 10 million birthday cards…