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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Erik Elsea-Jones & Co. Realty
My focus in the SW Florida Real Estate market is to go after listings. Competing with all these short sales and foreclosures has made it difficult for conventional sellers to get what they want out of their properties. The market determines value. My father used to always tell me something is onl...
JJ Jones is pleased to announce the creation of Jones & Co. Realty. Imagine finally working with a brokerage that has created a community of successful professionals, a synergistic environment of collaboration and support where all can prosper. JJ Jones, past President of the Greater Ft. Myers & ...
I recently moved my license to Jones & Co. Realty here in Fort Myers Florida from a company I have been with in one fashion or another since 2004. It was a very difficult decision because I consider my old owners as close personal friends. I have been loyal for years. Even through the ups and dow...
Five in a Row To win five sporting events in a row is an amazing feat.  There has not been a Triple Crown winner in horse racing in 30 years.  To win a Superbowl in football takes winning at least three in a row and is celebrated as one of the great accomplishments in all sports each year. To win...
Playing the Victim In racing one sees a lot of post-race interviews in which one driver blames another for getting him loose or spinning him out, causing a wreck. I am amazed that drivers have such a hard time taking responsibility for what happens on the track. In racing, as in life, few things ...
What Is Wrong with Failure? I have crashed and burned several times in my life-in a race car, in business and in relationships. I have made some pretty major mistakes, and they have cost me a lot.  I used to really beat myself up over them. Now I realize the real cost was the time and energy I wa...
August Book Review: The Secret by Rhonda Byrne   It has been passed down through the ages, highly coveted, hidden, lost, stolen and bought for vast sums of money. This centuries-old Secret has been understood by some of the most prominent people in history: Plato, Galileo, Beethoven, Edison, Carn...
  I have been doing sales training, motivation, and consulting for years. I am starting a new project and was hoping for some feedback. I would like to hear about your stories. Share with everyone what techniques you have found that work best to manifest the life you desire. When you set a goal w...
Go or Go Home! I had the opportunity this past week to watch qualifying for the NASCAR race in Chicago. For those of you not familiar with NASCAR racing, there are 43 starting positions in the race. Usually there are more cars than that that show up to try and make it into the race. The cars that...
Celebrating Those First Victories! A couple weeks ago Joey Logano celebrated in New Hampshire what many believe will be the first of many victories in his career in New Hampshire. At age 19 he is the youngest driver to ever win a Sprint Cup NASCAR race. A first victory is special on so many level...

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