Earned Success

Seth Godin NAILS it in this blog post: Denying facts you don’t like  “Transformational leaders don’t start by denying the world around them. Instead, they describe a future they’d like to create instead.” There’s a “Leadership crisis” in our country these days. I think many of the “leaders” are confused because they’re doing more explaining […]

Insulating yourself from the Financial Roller Coaster

For many Real Estate Professionals (and other Independent contractors/Self-Employed Folks) Finding a Life Rhythm that insulates them from the financial roller coaster is the pot at the end of the rainbow . . . The Holy Grail of the career. You know the “Real Estate Roller Coaster,” RIGHT? It’s that thing most self-employed folks experience […]

Monday Morning Coffee – The Heat is ON!

Good Morning! We are almost at mid-year! Today is 1/2 Christmas 🙂 About to enter the 3rd Quarter . . . “Summer Break” is @ 1/2 over . . . and the temperature outside this week will exceed 95 degrees most days This is a great time to assess how things are going in 2012 […]

Katharsis – Why should you understand this word?

I found this definition on wikipedia: Catharsis or katharsis (Ancient Greek: κάθαρσις) is a Greek word meaning “cleansing” or “purging“. It is derived from the verb καθαίρειν, kathairein, “to purify, purge,” and it is related to the adjective καθαρός, katharos, “pure or clean.” I guess the first rational question anyone reading this post might be: “Barry! Why the heck would you search Wikipedia for the […]

“Rent to own” – “Lease Purchase” – Whatever you call it . . . BEWARE!

Prospective Home Buyers sometimes get very excited about buying a home . . . they imagine a price point and begin their search. This is FUN because when a Buyer shows up at any Open House or calls from a “For Sale” sign, she gets LOTS of attention. Real Estate Professionals are infinitely available to […]