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 Last week my daughter's 5th grade class went on a field trip to the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, CA.  I was fortunate enough to tag along as a chaperone and learn more about one of the greatest President's our country has ever elected.  Regardless of political affiliation visiting this ...
05/27/2007
Whether your business is a one man operation or a corporation that is several hundred employees strong.  Getting the right support from those around you is critical to your success.  Your staff employees, co-workers, vendors and colleagues each play a critical role, in your success, failure, or t...
05/11/2007
 On the door of every LAPD police car are the words "To Protect and To Serve", but in the case of former LAPD officer turned Realtor, Connor MacIvor, these words represent a duty beyond that of a law enforcement officer.  For him, these are words that describe his work ethic, dedication, and comm...
04/28/2007
The tragic events of Virginia Tech University last week were a horrible tragedy.  Our Country continues to mourn the loss of all the students and professors whose lives where robbed short of their full potential.  This post is in no way an attempt to second guess the efforts of any police officer...
04/22/2007
Communication, Communication, Communication.. (or the lack thereof)This is perhaps one of the biggest problem areas identified by clients, employees and managers in virtually any business.  It doesn't matter what industry you're in, effective communication can make you or break you.  Good manager...
04/19/2007
Under the Mortgage Microscope: Understanding Points vs. No PointsOne of the most common questions that I get as a mortgage broker is, "Can you do a zero point loan?"   Of course I can, any broker can do a loan with no points.  The real question is understanding the trade-off between a zero points...
04/14/2007
Recently my good friend John Evarts and I visited the Griffith Park Observatory atop the Hollywood Hills.  If you've never been here, this place is an absolute must for any LA tourist or resident.  The views from the observatory are abosultely fabulous and you can see clear across the LA basin fr...
04/11/2007
Here's a simple thing you should recommend to all of your clients even if your aren't the one running their credit report.  Tell your clients to call 888-567-8688 or go online at https://www.optoutprescreen.com and have them sign up for this free service to stop the credit bureaus from selling th...
03/13/2007
                     Ever since the days of the wild, wild, west branding and logos have been a common way of identifying what is yours.  Whether you're branding cattle, products or services, your brand communicates your identity and is perhaps one of the most important pieces of your marketing p...
03/11/2007
  Boogity, Boogity, Boogity..  This post is hotter than a hot lap in Daytona. This weekend the NASCAR Busch series hosted its 3rd race in Mexico City, with the running of the Telcel Motorola 200.  Clearly NASCAR is trying to appeal to a giant Hispanic fan base of more than 20 million people -- no...
03/05/2007
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