Respect is an essential part of human life. What we do when we respect someone is that we recognize their value. When you disrespect someone you are really saying to them, “you are not valuable.” “You are not worthy of my respect.” Respecting others is a silent way to express our feelings for them. It’s … Continue reading Respect

Dear Alzheimer’s…

Dear Alzheimer’s disease, I hate you. I’ve always been taught not to hate things because it is so powerful, but you are the lone thing I truly despise. You’re ugly, relentless and my biggest fear. You’re welcomed by no one and 44 million people have been affected by you worldwide. You’ve damaged over 5.4 million … Continue reading Dear Alzheimer’s…

Staying Relevant

Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. Do those words excite and energize you? Or do they confuse and scare you? A recent study by NAR suggests that your comfort level with these new media channels could have a huge impact on your work performance as a salesperson and an even larger impact on your ability to remain relevant … Continue reading Staying Relevant


Picture yourself standing in the middle of a crowded stadium. You’re in the heat of competition in front of 100,000 screaming fans, and at least half of them aren’t cheering for you. Some of that 50 percent even hate you. They don’t just hate you, they are letting you know why and precisely how much they despise … Continue reading Haters


I think most who know me know that I am in the real estate business. As a REALTOR, you are business owner. As a business owner, you always need to have your eye on the big picture. It’s up to you to be aware of potential opportunities and threats and to determine the direction that … Continue reading Details


One of my most recent “re-reads” is a great book by Jim Collins, “Good to Great.” Why some companies make the leap… and others do not. Chapter 1 is titled, “Good is the enemy of great.” The book discusses the fact that we don’t have great schools, principally because we have good schools. We don’t … Continue reading Visionary