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Is Attention Worth Dishonesty?

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The headlines this morning were: Travel Bans Lifting, Big Storm Not As Big As Forecasted. Really? The biggest storm in the history of the universe did not come to fruition? Snowageddon didn’t actually occur? I am, in the words of Kramer’s ever poignant lawyer Jackie Chiles, “Shocked and Chagrined. Stupefied and Mortified!” Actually I am not. In a world where the media will do anything to capture the public’s attention, over… Read More »Is Attention Worth Dishonesty?

The Carabiner: Tip 26

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Otto Herzog in 1911 was the first climber to have used the carabiner device, a metal loop with a spring-loaded gate used to quickly and reversibly connect components. It is an essential component in climbing success. The Real Estate Carabiner equally understands the importance of being able to connect components, whether people, systems, tasks or networks to create a better business. There are three critical parts of the Carabiner: the… Read More »The Carabiner: Tip 26

Tips For Great Blogging and Why You Don’t

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The Two Minute Tip on Better Blogging Imagine you’re in the checkout line at the supermarket. Someone you know or don’t know strikes up a conversation with you. They discover you’re in real estate. They ask THE ONLY QUESTION THEY ASK: How’s the market? SO….. You tell them. Somewhere in that chat, you mention that your particular market is sort of a seller’s market and multiple offers abound. They say, “isn’t it… Read More »Tips For Great Blogging and Why You Don’t

CRS 206: Fresh and NEW!

As I stood before 50 motivated agents in Birmingham, Alabama last week, one thing was clear. Technology means different things to different people. While many are more than adequate utilizing the latest and greatest tools, just as many struggle to know where to begin. My two day topic, CRS 206, Technologies to Advance Your Business, is an awesome course designed to bring those two groups, Technos and Tech No’s into one… Read More »CRS 206: Fresh and NEW!

The Run Wave and The 3 Facebook Options

I had three separate, similar moments on the running trail yesterday morning, each paralleling the  experience of posting on Facebook. I was running on the Cherry Creek Trail and as I approached an oncoming fellow runner I did/said what I usually do/say: “Good Morning (as I wave)!” Consider that my aerobic version of a Facebook post, my status update. I am reaching out to another human being(s). As is the… Read More »The Run Wave and The 3 Facebook Options