Category Archives: Build Relationships

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…

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…