Monthly Archives: July 2010

"Waiting for Godot" ~ The Real Estate Version

Back in high school, many of us had to study the play Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. For those who weren’t lucky (?) enough to have been assigned to read this story/play, it’s basically two characters – Vladimir and Estragon – waiting on a third person, the titular Godot, to show up. That’s it….

Taking Lessons from Louis

Congratulations to Louis Oosthuizen Champion Golfer of the Year for 2010 Photo courtesy of PGATour.com – Getty Images While it may not go down as one of the most memorable golf tournaments in British Open history you certainly can’t blame South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen for that. He just went out and did what all of…

Be Careful When Setting Expectations

It’s always good to know exactly what it is you’re getting into, isn’t it? Goals can be realized, success can be attained and a lot of heartbreak can be avoided if everyone can agree on what is expected at the beginning of an event, mission or job. Whether you’re in real estate or the National…

Building "Facebook 15’s" Into Your Routine

Facebook is really cool. It’s fun, it’s dynamic and it can be very addicting. Who among Facebook Nation hasn’t been on the site and then looked up at the clock and said, “Oh my God, there is no way I have been on here that long!!!” Facebook allows Realtors and Managers to connect with co-workers,…

You Can’t Live in Your Stock Certificate

People who own their own houses grow to appreciate not just the house they reside in but also the “home” they create around it. Yes, buying a house is a large investment – for many, the largest they will ever make in their lifetime – but it’s more than a bunch of digits at the…

Happy 4th of July!

Happy Birthday America! There will be less days left in 2010 when you come back from this weekend than the number of days that are already gone this year. Tick..tock..tick..tock… I hope you have a plan in place for your daily, weekly and monthly activities to reach your goals. Build Realtionships Solve Problems Have Fun!

You Don’t Have To Know Everything!

How’s the Market? Chances are, if you’re a real estate agent, you’ve been asked that question a million times. But do you have a standard answer? My favorite that I learned from real estate trainer and friend John Hamilton goes like this. “It’s challenging, but there are lots of opportunities. All I/we need right now…