Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cure Your Mistakes with a Crumple

Monday Morning Match is a quick 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. “It’s a good thing to have all the props pulled out from under us occasionally. It gives us…

Get Ready Realtors – It’s Black Friday

This is one of my more popular blog posts from November 28, 2008. This was written before many of you were loyal subscribers to The Realtor’s Toolbox so, much like many of you who will be pulling out old holiday decorations and Christmas lights this weekend, here is a Thanksgiving classic. Perhaps some of you…

You’ve Always Got Choices

Paper or plastic?Coke or Pepsi?Draft or bottle?Left or right? Every single day we are faced with decisions. Some are insignificant in the big scheme of things while others could drastically impact our results. The Canadian rock band Rush sang in their classic song Freewill, “If you choose not to decide you still have made a choice.”  So…

Are You Ready to Give Thanks?

Monday Morning Match is a quick 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. Give Thanks As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, think of all the things you have to be thankful…

You Say You Want an Evolution?

Have you ever thought about the stages between where you are now and where you want to go? How will you go from the beginning of the process all the way to that sometimes indefinable “success” you seek? When you start to hear about a subject, concept, system or process it causes you to focus in a little bit…

Why "No" Can Be a Very Good Word to Hear

Monday Morning Match is a quick 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. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate…

Make It, Take It

Monday Morning Match is a quick 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. The days are shorter now that most of the country as “fallen back” thanks to Daylight Savings Time….

Where Did All the Candy Go?

Earlier this week I shared a post about Trick-or-Treat and how kids have a unique way to handle rejection. It was both a message about our business development efforts and routine and our attitudes.Well, what happens to those kids who worked hard to fill their big orange plastic pumpkins with candy, if they found out their…

Can Others Feel Your Passion?

Passion is a fun thing to see in action. No, I’m not talking about the kind of passion that makes teenagers blush or television executives cringe. I’m talking about seeing people do what they love to do. When they are great at it, it just adds to the intensity of those experiencing the action, service or performance….