On becoming the “Mayor” of your Niche Market

There 2 kinds of businesses – Generalized and Specialized. Some folks might think I’m over-simplifying . . . I think not. Both of these kinds of business can grow and become profitable albeit in very different ways. There’s something deceiving about this . . . some of the businesses you might think are “generalists” might […]

Widows and Orphans

The commonplace definitions (From Wiki):  A widow is a woman whose spouse has died, while a widower is a man whose spouse has died An orphan (from the Greek ὀρφανός[1]) is a child permanently bereaved of or abandoned by his or her parents.[2][3] In common usage, only a child who has lost both parents is called an orphan. I learned something new about Widows […]


The text read: “sorry.busy” This after a whole series of dropped balls and failure to communicate from a “Professional” during a recent transaction. This was a deal that could have closed 2 weeks early (per the wishes of both Buyer & Seller) . . . but didn’t because the lender and Title Co were missing […]

Monday Morning Coffee – Being more productive by doing less . . .

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! “They” say: “Less is MORE!” I believe this more every day in this new economy. Doing one less thing can simplify things. Makes more room for more important things . . . This works just as well on MACRO scales as does on micro scales. The Pareto Principle – 20/80 Principle (Pareto Realty’s […]


PEOPLE Can’t live with them . . . Can’t live without them . . . Some we love . . . Some we hate . . . Some we love AND hate . . . Regardless of what we project, we are all interested in some level of acceptance and/or “approval” of the people around us. […]