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How One Book Changed My Life

How One Book Changed My Life

I remember wandering the aisles of a Barnes & Noble in San Diego. My wife and I were in town so she could attend a writers’ conference. Amanda, my wife, was anxious because she had written her first book and would be pitching it to prospective agents and trying to...
Finding Success in Uncomfortable Places

Finding Success in Uncomfortable Places

  One of my first jobs as a kid (like many) was mowing lawns. My Dad was a teacher at the local college and had extra time in the summers. One summer he took over a friend’s landscaping business.   This was more than just a side job; he had a bunch of equipment...
Agents: Forget the TO-DO-LIST, do this instead…

Agents: Forget the TO-DO-LIST, do this instead…

Time is the ultimate equalizer. We all have the same amount of physical time each day. Doesn’t matter who you are, we are all bound by the 24-hour clock. Managing my daily productivity level is one of my greatest struggles as a business owner, but it is also one of my...
The Wolves of Real Estate

The Wolves of Real Estate

Hustle vs Hustler: Ask someone the first thing that comes to their mind when you say those two words. They’re so similar but elicit a sharply different reaction in our culture. Hustle is a highly valued trait. I respect hustle. When I see someone really giving it...
How Sucking At School Made Me A Better Real Estate Agent

How Sucking At School Made Me A Better Real Estate Agent

Growing up on an island in Alaska was a cool adventure, but as a teenager all I could think about was getting off that rock. With only 13 miles of roads, the town just kept feeling smaller and smaller. Many of my friends were getting into bad habits and I might have...

The Best Education Hack I Ever Learned

I recently told the story of How I Lost an Election, which had the side effect of me enrolling in night classes at my local community college while I was still in high school. It was during that year of taking both college and high school courses that I learned a...

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