When is enough enough?

They say: “The squeeky wheel gets the oil” Often, this is true. I wonder, though, how often we’re putting that oil (effort) into projects that aren’t all that important while the more important stuff sits idle? Just because it’s squeeky, must we drop what we’re doing and call all hands on deck . . . […]

The “Something is Better than Nothing” mindset – Just say: “NO!”

How often do you accept less than you deserve? When you receive poor service and marginal tasting food in a restaurant, I’m betting you think twice before going there to dine again? Why? Because you deserve to have great service and great food, and you CAN have it elsewhere if that restaurant is not going […]

Wait – WHAT? You flipped the 80/20 Principle?

We set out to prove that we could defy the Pareto Principle, and it’s working. “The Pareto principle (also known as the 80–20 rule, the law of the vital few, and theprinciple of factor sparsity) states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes” When I theorized the philosophy and Business Model of […]

Why are so many Home Buyers and Sellers ANGRY these days?

Buying or selling a house should be a HAPPY experience! Most of us REALTORS wish nothing but HAPPINESS and peace for our clients, yet we’re seeing more anguish and heartbreak than ever in this market, and we want everyone to CHILL! Richard Courtney is a local Nashville legendary wordsmith about things Real Estate . . […]

I don’t want THAT!

How many “Sales calls” do you receive every day? How much of the snail mail that comes to your mailbox goes straight to the garbage without being opened because it’s obviously marketing schlock that you neither need nor want? Did you sign up for all of those emails peddling sundry stuff that you don’t want? […]