March 2016

How’s Your Package?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was someone who could precede your listing appointment: sharing the benefits of working with you, pontificating about the strength of your marketing plan, giving them just the right dose of information about how you work? Well, there is and he or she is staring back at you from your mirror. YOU, through an extremely effective positioning strategy can accomplish every one of those goals… Read More »How’s Your Package?

See You In New York! Schedule Re-Revisited

With some very good news last week, my “race” schedule is once again revisited. It was Tuesday when my email arrived proclaiming I was accepted into the 2016 New York City Marathon. I have run New York in 1993, 84 and 98 and am extremely excited to do this one as 1) it’s been a long time and 2) race day is my 65th birthday.Latest schedule as set (registered races… Read More »See You In New York! Schedule Re-Revisited

Magnolia Road Lives Up to It’s Reputation. Jenny Simpson’s the Bomb!

Coming off the Boulder Canyon I saw the Flotrack workout. I read Running With the Buffaloes. I heard the stories. I’d never run Magnolia Road.Sunday, in some sort of a cross between self-sacrifice and stupidity, I decided that my long run should be up Mags. I had my wife, Linda, perform familial last rites, packed my car with the essentials and headed to Boulder. The key word here is Sunday. While… Read More »Magnolia Road Lives Up to It’s Reputation. Jenny Simpson’s the Bomb!

Schedule Revisited

Back on November 29th of 2015, I speculated as to my racing schedule for what was then, the upcoming year (see http://runspittle.blogspot.com/2015/11/look-out-nyc-squamish-and-imogene-im.html). Now that the upcoming year is the here year, let’s see where we’re at on this thing.Schedule as set (crossed out no longer running – races added in red):March 6              Napa Valley Marathon (this one is still up in the air)April 10… Read More »Schedule Revisited

10 Reasons Being a Real Estate Agent is like Being a Marathoner

There are two things in my life I have done for a considerable amount of time: running (almost 50 years-over 108,000 miles) and real estate (24 years in many, many capacities). What I have learned from these experiences is that they are incredibly alike. So without further ado, I give you the Top Ten Reasons Being a Real Estate Agent is like Being a Marathoner. 10. It sounds real easy… Read More »10 Reasons Being a Real Estate Agent is like Being a Marathoner