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This is the post of a true real estate champion.....  ActiveRain Thankfulness Challenge: Thankful For My Clients   ActiveRain Ambassador Jeff Dowler has asked blogger members to participate in the November Thankfulness Challenge. Option one relates to our clients. Since I have been retired for se...
11/25/2020
here's a photo that will make you want to eat air-fried pickles today....   TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 15 min./batchYIELD: 32 slices. Ingredients 32 dill pickle slices 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons dill pickle juice 1/2 teas...
11/23/2020
  I thought I’d share a few random thoughts this morning. As I sit here ordering groceries online to be delivered tomorrow, I’m thinking about how easy everything has become.  Not only do I order groceries online to be delivered to my door, but everything and anything I need can be found on amazo...
11/22/2020
great story to read and lessons to think about but hopefully learn and execute.... So, it was about 2004. I was working in a marketing firm and got along with everyone. Except Ralph. Ralph and I did not get along. Talk about someone that could push your buttons? Ralph pushed mine just about every...
11/17/2020
Let’s talk about agents and their Broker/Owners!!  Most offices are independently owned and operated. Having said that, it should be understood by all agents who are working under the license of a Broker/Owner that everything is negotiable. Everything!!! When I refer to everything, it refers to c...
11/16/2020
   Are you running a business, or do you just go to work every day? There’s a big difference.  You don’t need to be the Broker/Owner/Manager to run a business. The problem with the majority of agents is their train of thought.  Most think they work for a company. Agents work for themselves. They ...
11/16/2020
   I should have my head examined. Oh wait, I did that already!  Most of you know I was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and did have an MRI.  Oh, it’s an adventure. I have my good days and my not so good days. I just read a comment from a dear friend of mine who has not written a blog post from day on...
11/15/2020
   Broker/Owner/Managers, when you hire intelligent agents with good work ethic, that’s the basic formula for “stability.” Agents who have a track record of working at many offices in a short period of time are “damaged goods.” That’s just my opinion.When agents jump ship often, maybe it’s not be...
11/15/2020
   Let’s talk about selecting team members to create a team. Creating a team is not an easy task, and it should never be. Creating a team was the first step of my “exit strategy.”   Yes, everyone should have an exit strategy. In order to continue to earn commission checks, even after retirement, ...
11/14/2020
  It’s that time of year, and this is what I found in my mailbox this morning.   Thank you, Will Hamm for your thoughtfulness. I love your calendars and use them every year.  You’re the best.  
11/14/2020