When Preparation Meets Opportunity: Jeremy Lin

I love this story!  A month ago the name Jeremy Lin meant nothing to me. Today, I’m reading any story I come across about him and there is lots to read. “Linsanity” has millions of people talking about this basketball player from Mountain View, California. It’s easy to get caught up in the hype because LinContinue reading “When Preparation Meets Opportunity: Jeremy Lin”

How Many Social Networks Can You Manage?

I asked myself this question a few weeks ago when I received my invite to join Pinterest. Still feeling the sting of hours of wasted time trying to figure out Google+ I wasn’t anxious to start all over again with yet another social networking site. After a bit of peer pressure and feeling like IContinue reading “How Many Social Networks Can You Manage?”

A New Perspective on Aging

Life in Three Acts: Act One: birth to 30 years Act Two: 31- 60 years young Act Three 61- plus These are the three acts of life Jane Fonda discusses during this talk she gave at TED. Jane Fonda is a smart, strong, beautiful and resilient woman. I was a fan before I watched thisContinue reading “A New Perspective on Aging”

Show For Sale Signs Some Love

Why are so many real estate professionals neglecting one of the most powerful sales tools they have? I’m talking of course about the for sale sign. For years we’ve been guilty of general neglect of the for sale sign. Faded, chipped, sticker covered, crooked, and just generally shabby signs can be found in almost everyContinue reading “Show For Sale Signs Some Love”

Some Facebook Advice

I’ve been using, training and coaching people in the real estate industry on Facebook as a business tool for a number of years now. I’ve had the debates over business pages vs. personal pages, privacy issues, content strategies, page changes, ads and a lot more. In thinking about Facebook recently, I kept coming back to fourContinue reading “Some Facebook Advice”

The Booth Babe

Here’s the scene: you are at a conference and are walking the trade show floor. You can’t help but notice the beautiful women “working the booth” or as they have become know the “booth babes”. The booth babe is usually supported by a smart-looking guy who is there to answer questions on the product orContinue reading “The Booth Babe”

Life is a Series of Transitions

“There’s danger in defining your identity. I accept that life is a series of transitions.”  This quote is from Amy Adams and appeared in a recent edition of InStyle magazine. I know an actress isn’t the most likely candidate for a deep and meaningful thought, but these two sentences are pretty powerful. Are you readyContinue reading “Life is a Series of Transitions”

Agents: Wow Your Clients When They Move

I’ve moved a lot in my adult life. I think it has been 14 local moves, one move half way across the country, one move to a new country and my most recent move from New Jersey to California. I think real estate agents should have to move once every five years just to rememberContinue reading “Agents: Wow Your Clients When They Move”

Inspiring Tech Savvy Girls

I watched Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook on a TedTalk video discuss why we have too few females in technology.  She theorized that one of the many reasons that their aren’t more women in technology is that as young girls we weren’t allowed or encouraged to play video games in the same way that boysContinue reading “Inspiring Tech Savvy Girls”

Getting Organized with DropBox (Part 2)

Earlier this week I posted about using Evernote as an organization tool. This is Part 2 of my Getting Organized in the New Year series. The second tool I’d like to share is DropBox. This app saves me so much time and has saved my butt on more than one occasion! Have you ever hadContinue reading “Getting Organized with DropBox (Part 2)”