Monthly Archives: February 2015

Don’t Stress. Be Like Jess

If you’re like most consumers today, you’ve been to a Starbucks before for a cup of coffee or some other refreshing beverage. It doesn’t even have to be the Seattle coffee company that has been serving customers since 1971; it could be any local coffee shop…or local restaurant… or pub. Here’s the question though: “How…

The Difference Between Winners and Losers

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 winner always has a plan and is prepared; the loser always has an excuse. The winner says “it…

What Realtors Can Learn from the Circus

Monday Morning Match is a 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 Greatest Show on Earth Last week when I was visiting the Coldwell Banker team in Southwest Florida, my hosts…

Walking to Fly

I spent the last 3+ days in Sarasota, Florida. It’s a beautiful city with amazing people and glorious sunshine. The locals will tell you it was cold this week but when you come down from near freezing temperatures at home, “cold” seems to be a very relative term. Their “arctic blast” was my “tropical oasis.”…

You Gotta Show Up for the Miracle to Happen

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 Starts By Showing Up When was the last time you took a chance? I mean really jumped outside…

A Real Estate Top 10 of Biblical Proportion

Last spring I was scrolling through Facebook reading some posts in one of my favorite groups. It’s a real estate related group and focuses on every day issues as well as some big picture stuff, both in the business and beyond. One of my good friends, Michael McClure from Plymouth, Michigan, serves as one of…

Some People in February

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 the shortest month with just 28 days. Some people have short attention spans. Some people don’t have much discipline. Some…

BR,SP & HF @ ICNY

Readers of Carp’s Corner know that I try to focus on three things each and every day; building relationships, solving problems and having fun. Well, this last week I was in New York City for the annual Real Estate Connect conference presented by the fine folks at Inman News. Also known as “Inman Connect New York”…