Monthly Archives: November 2012

Part Teenager, Part Tie-Dye

It’s that time of year when people start going through their files and deciding what to keep in the new year, what to update and what to get rid of. There’s probably a file cabinet in your office full of old builder floor plans that you’ve been saving for years, just in case someone in…

Polishing Up Your Profile

New and Improved Lots of companies across numerous industries will be introducing a “new and improved” look and feel to their image, logo or appearance over the next several months. A “brand makeover” might mean a new tagline, jingle, color scheme or even a new logo. It’s almost a certainty that many well-known companies and brands are going…

26 Quick Ideas to Achieve More This Week

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. A – Avoid negative sources, people, things and habits B – Believe in yourself C – Consider things from…

Hey NHL! Head to the Penalty Box

This post is admittedly just a rant… The National Hockey League is in the midst of a labor dispute. The owners have “locked out” the players while both sides “try” to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement. The league had already cancelled all games through the end of November as well as their new “Winter…

Finding Your Own Voice

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. With the exception of actors or actresses, there aren’t many people who will tell you they like using scripts….

Sharing a Recipe with #59

Influence Starts Here A few years ago when I hit my 101st blog post (at that time it was still called The Realtor’s Toolbox) I decided to spotlight and publicly appreciate the 101 Most Influential people in my life.  I still maintain close contact with most of the people on that list and stand by…

Time to Make the Donuts

                Sometimes there’s nothing better than a simple cake donut. No icing. No sprinkles. No powdered sugar. No cinnamon. Just a simple cake donut. Sure, sometimes the donuts with jelly or cream filling taste great and other days you need the boost that a sugar raised or chocolate…

The Perfect 10

  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 Little Girl is All Grown Up Today is Nadia Comaneci’s 51st birthday. Most people will remember the Romanian gymnast as…

I Approve This Message

  “Once a decision was made, I didn’t worry about it afterward…” – Harry S. Truman As real estate professionals, we’re always doing what we can to position ourselves to be selected by home buyers and home sellers when they have a need. We align with a certain brokerage that shares our beliefs or we…

What If You Could “Save” Time?

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. Spring Forward, Fall Back Think back to how you’ve spent the hours in your life that you’ve accumulated “falling…