Monthly Archives: December 2011

More, Less, or the Same?

It seems like it was just yesterday that we were enjoying 2011. We were trying to enjoy all those “Best Of” lists and “Top 11 Things from ’11” that force us to look back on the year we just lived. Good, bad, or indifferent…we made it. We survived 2011. (Sound alarm clock) (Cue sunlight through window) Happy New Year! Welcome…

"Just a Minute…"

Have you ever uttered those words to someone when they ask you for something? I hear my children say it all the time when we ask them to do something like come to the table for dinner or go upstairs and brush their teeth before bed. I’m sure I say it all the time too…

What Floor?

Today’s post is a video blog It really boils down to this – How are you going to approach your 2012? With confidence or trepidation? Knowing where you are going or just riding with the tide?Looking to go to that “next level” or being comfortable with the status quo? It’s your choice. What floor are you you…

Christmas 2011 – It’s a Wrap!

 Photo by Derek Gavey via Flickr  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. I hope you enjoyed a wonderful Christmas weekend…or Hanukkah, Kwanzaa,…

Christmas Carols Through Sean’s Eyes

I have never claimed to be normal. Many of you who know me in person will agree that sometimes my mind thinks in a different way than most people. Some may call me creative, some may consider me goofy and others may just think I am flat out weird. But as Seth Godin’s newest book talks…

Achieving Success "By the Book"

If you’re like me, you have been stumped a lot recently when loved ones and co-workers have asked you this question. “What do you want for Christmas?” It’s kind of an easy question but it’s easy to feel humble and not ask for anything or it’s also common that you’ll freeze up and not think…

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

Have you been working hard for your “Ho-Ho-homeowners”? Is your workshop all messy from your efforts to finish 2011 strong? Can you believe that the new year is right around the corner? Well sit back and relax and listen to my version of the holiday classic, “A Christmas Story.” It’s got a little real estate…

Fear Nothing. Understand Everything.

Photo by Derek Gavey on Flickr 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. “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be…

The "Scoop" on Being Successful

You’ve all heard of the Twelve Days of Christmas, right? In fact, my last blog was loosely tied to the theme in terms of contacting people around the holidays. Well, last night, I had the chance to enjoy the 12 Scoops of Christmas. It really had little to do with the Christmas holiday. It just…

A Reason for the Season? The 12 Touches of Christmas

This isn’t about “five golden rings” or “seven swans a swimming.” Today, we’re not talking about “lords a leapin’” or “maids a milking.” I want to talk about some realistic, doable reasons to contact your clients, customers or friends and family. This doesn’t need to start on the 12th of December. Heck, it could start…