You learned how to do this at a VERY early age.

Your parents set clearly defined boundaries, and you immediately began “testing” those boundaries. At first, your parents might not have noticed your sly rule breaking, and when they did notice, their reaction potentially set a precedent that would stay with you for your entire life. If they laughed and said it was was cute, “but […]

It’s too difficult to buy direct, so AMAZON thrives

I’ve been conducting an experiment. “The logic of the experimental method is that it is a controlled environment which enables the scientist to measure precisely the effects of independent variables on dependent variables, thus establishing cause and effect relationships. This in turn enables them to make predictions about how the dependent variable will act in […]

Where’s the end of your rope?

Is there an end to your rope? What’s your tolerance? I’d venture to say that we ALL have an end to our rope. Sadly, some people choose to continually length their rope rather than reaching the end. When your rope has no end . . . there are no boundaries. Ah yes! If you’re feeling […]

SEO is not dead when focus is SOI

The internet MONSTERS killed SOI for us little fish! Yep! Google pretty much feeds only the content that makes them money. Using keywords and tags are not likely to earn first page returns on any generic term imaginable.. Is “Free” internet traffic a thing of the past for REALTORS (and most other business other than […]

The Power of Coming out from Behind the Service counter

Doesn’t it feel great to be served well? I think I’m accurate saying that all people appreciate when they feel “cared for”! In truth, we crave this. We thrive on human to human interaction. Seth Godin offers a great example in his blog post this morning. The $50,000 an hour gate agent I had an […]