Category Archives: Build Relationships

When Karma Smiles

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 all came together so perfectly… The alarm goes off before sunrise and no snooze sessions are needed. I’m…

Toll Free Advice to Parents Everywhere

Will someone please call 1-800-INDULGEME? Remember back when all the “toll-free” numbers started with 1-800? You have to be older than 21 years old to remember those days because it was March 1, 1996, when 888 toll-free numbers were added to the standard 800 numbers that began back in 1966. My daughter Riley was born just…

Serve More and Sell Less – A Lesson from The Golden Arches

As a child, I remember watching the numbers on the sign at McDonald’s change as they sold more hamburgers. Each year on the family vacation to Cape Cod, somewhere along I-80 in Pennsylvania or New York, we’d stop at The Golden Arches and marvel at the number preceding the word “million.” Now, the signs simply…

A Little Off the Top – A Tribute to My Barber

One of the keys to success in any sales-type of business is earning “Top of Mind Awareness.” When people are asked about a company, product or service provider, who is it that comes to mind? Who is the answer that comes to mind without having to Google, search online or scroll through the contact list on…

Good Neighbors Who Don’t Even Live There

The following post is the third in a series of posts that are being written in collaboration with M/I Homes, a homebuilding company based in Columbus, OH. M/I has invited me to share my own Realtor viewpoints over a series of blog and social media posts in conjunction with the grand opening of The Village of Minerva Park, one of…

17 Things I Miss

On the drive to the cemetery today, my mother asked me, “Does it feel like it happened yesterday or like it was a hundred years ago?” “Both,” I replied. “Sometimes I can remember exact details about that day and other times I have to do the math and think of how long it’s been. I…

Thoughts on Building, Solving and Having

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. On Building… One of my friends on Facebook asked a question the other day; “What is the most valuable…

Meet Me for Breakfast?

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.    “…what we found out is that each one of us is a brain, and an athlete, and a…

The More You Go, The More You 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. I just returned from Miami Beach where I spent a few days enjoying the Coldwell Banker Generation Blue Experience…

Sitting This One Out…and Happy About It

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 a few days last week attending the Ohio Association of Realtors Convention in Cleveland and the Social…