Monthly Archives: October 2012

Requirements vs. Expectations

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’s a big difference between meeting expectations and fulfilling requirements. In a career like real estate, most of those…

Do You Remember When You Became Who You Are?

It’s become a very popular theme or topic these days to talk about the power of “story.”  The ability to tell your story when it comes to helping customers and clients understand who you are and what you can do for them is critical to establishing trust. We all have stories for all aspects of our…

It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a Marathon

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 spent Sunday morning with my family on the near East side of Columbus. We got up early so we…

A Success Story (from my iPod)?

There are many stories out there that never get told. Some are secrets between two people while some stories are considered local legends yet never confirmed by anyone. Certain stories have become embellished over the years while more than one story has died a slow death and never been told again. How many stories could you tell about your real…

Everyone Is Going to Know

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. You have some choices when it comes to how you want to approach your career. 1. Love what you…

How’s Your Personal Curb Appeal?

I was out for a walk this morning. It was a beautiful, brisk fall morning and I was enjoying the sunshine and catching up on some podcasts on my iPod. As I strolled through the neighborhoods around my house I was observing people’s fall decorations, seasonal plantings and general landscaping. It’s always neat to see…

45 Things I Know

Today is my 45th birthday. I’ve enjoyed some wonderful experiences in my life from my infancy in Billings, Montana to a short few years in Ithaca, NY and my adolescence in Columbus. My college years were spent in Gainesville, Florida then after graduation, life took me to Homosassa Springs, Florida and Cleveland before returning back to Central…

You’re Not the Only One

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. American history, sports, television and music were affected in some major ways this week (October 8-12) throughout history. Is there anything…

Do Your Best, Do Your Job and See What Happens

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. (Author Disclaimer – The following post is a little bit selfish but I promise, there’s a good lesson in…