Category Archives: Build Relationships

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…

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a standard question we ask our children. It is a fantastic conversation starter when we encounter kids barely old enough to speak or college students who are still unsure of their future. I’m guessing it was a question you might have asked yourself once…

Influence, Shoulders & Social Connections

  As a child, you listened to your parents. You also heeded the guidance from teachers, policemen & fireman as well as any other knowledgeable adults. You grew older and started to realize the wisdom and knowledge of a smaller, more specific group of people. Life went on and your connections became based on the people…

Make ’16 a Year of Personal Accountability

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2016. Doesn’t it seem like yesterday that we were worried about Y2K and all the things that could or would go wrong? Well we’ve now survived the last fifteen years without any major calamity and some amazing improvements and changes in our world. Of course we could always hope and…

Christmas Gifts Under Your Tree

It’s Christmas Day 2015. Finding the right sizes for everyone was difficult and wrapping was out of the question but I tried to get something for you that just might help you have an amazing 2016. Look under the tree and see if you can find it but if not, here’s what I asked Santa…

On Impact

The day started with a meeting with two mentors. Both have had a huge impact on me. I taught a class of new real estate agents today and something tells me that the ideas, dialogues and concepts shared could have a big impact on their future success. This afternoon I delivered one of my favorite classes…