Monthly Archives: July 2012

Wisdom from Wizards (and the People Who Write About Them)

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. Tomorrow (July 31st) will be author J. K Rowling’s birthday. Many of you know her from her best-selling Harry…

Local Knowledge

In the last post I pointed out some bad aspects of customer service. Today, I spotlight the good side. Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded. – Yogi Berra Do you like to share local knowledge? How many of those “hidden gems” of your city would you feel comfortable telling people about? Sure, everyone knows you…

Putting the Boo in The Big Bamboo

Where Should We Eat? Think about the place that you and your family go for vacation every year. Can you picture it? Now pretend I just told you I was going there next week and wanted some of your best “local advice” on where to stay, what to do and where to eat. Do you…

It’s Why We Work So Hard

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. While you’re at work this week, think about… Sleeping in Staying up late Being in no hurry to go…

What Is Your Popping Point?

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. Today would have been Orville Reddenbacher’s 105th birthday. The popcorn pioneer certainly made a name for himself once microwave…

Stuck on Semantics

Too many people seem to let words slow them down. Sometimes we get hung up on the word, title or generic definition of something and it keeps us from seeing possibilities, opportunities or potential victories. Tradition certainly seems to cloud our judgement in situations when how we have “always done something” stops us from trying a…

You Can’t Spell Unique without You

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. There are almost 1 million Realtors out there and you want people to choose you because…? “It’s pretty damn…

Tickle Your To Do List – A Video Post

Staying organized is one of the hardest things to do. Everything seems to comes at us so quick these days. We get emails and snail mails, tweets & texts, post-it notes and  pop up windows. Maybe there are even still people out there who tie a string around their finger so they don’t forget something important? Like…

Either Stay On or Get On

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. How’s Your Pace? 183 days have gone past. You have 182 ahead of you. If you checked your results…