Monthly Archives: February 2011

It’s Time to Spring Into Action

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. Is the season changing where you’re at? Can you sense that winter is fading away and the warmer…

Check the Want Ads

If you’re not doing what you want to do every day, check the want ads. Seriously. Why continue to report for work each day just to cash a check? I think I know it on most days…but I LOVE what I do. I get the opportunity to build relationships every day. On most days I…

Repeat Business Happens When Repeat Service Does Too

13 months ago, I wrote this post about some great service that I received from the management and staff at Bar Louie in the Arena District of downtown Columbus. That night I was with my daughter Riley to celebrate her 11th birthday with two of her best friends, Rachel and Lauren. We had a great…

Will This Be for Pick Up or Delivery?

As usual, another one of Seth Godin’s blog posts hit me square in the face. It seems that almost every time Seth writes something, he makes you stop and think. (and that’s usually a good thing) Sometimes he helps you dream. Sometimes he helps you question. Sometimes his posts spur you to take action. This…

Are You Ready to Rock? Well…Start Pushing

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. Nobody likes a struggle, whether it’s a business challenge or a personal obstacle. But no one is immune…

An Example of Using Teamwork to Reach Your Goal

As a former member of the marching band back in high school, I understand the importance for each member of the band to perform his or her moves correctly in order to make the “whole” band look good. If just one person makes a misstep or turns the wrong way at the wrong time, the…

11 Years of Lessons from Sean’s Dad

“Children want to feel instinctively that their father is behind them as solid as a mountain, but, like a mountain, is something to look up to.” ~ Dorothy Thompson Today’s Toolbox is not really about real estate…but it is. It’s kind of a second eulogy to my Dad but it’s also a lesson for all…

What Am I Going to Do Today?

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. Monday is Valentine’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate being in love if you’re lucky enough to be…

Working the Numbers

I’ve been doing lots of work with numbers lately. My 6th grade daughter Riley has been studying hard for her math class and I’ve been helping her review for her quizzes and tests. Fractions, decimals, percentages and those dreaded “story problems.” It has me thinking about some of the numbers that might affect on your…

High School Reunion – Social Media Style

Great visual today from the folks at FlowtownThis might bring back some reminders of The Breakfast Club… Flowtown – Social Media Marketing Application