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Helicopter Parent

Helicopter Parent

We’ve all heard that term before. We know what it means. We see it frequently. In others… Right? Maybe it’s because I have daughters. Maybe because what I do for a living is help people avoid making mistakes. Maybe these are just excuses I’m telling myself. But...
The TRUE JOB of a Realtor

The TRUE JOB of a Realtor

When I first started in real estate, I thought my job was to help home buyers find great homes and help homeowners sell their homes. I was wrong. The Realtor® profession is in trouble today because this is how most industry professionals view their job as well....
Parenting fail…we skipped a step.

Parenting fail…we skipped a step.

My daughters, in the 3rd and 5th grades, just signed up for softball. They have never played before. Most of their teammates have been playing for 3+ years already, in T-Ball and Rookie leagues. I only realized this once we had the pre-season meeting with the coach,...
I’m a DORK

I’m a DORK

I’m a dork.  That’s how I feel when I see video footage of myself, like I did earlier this morning. I’ve been teaching myself how to use a green screen in videos because I can see many applications in my work and I like learning new tricks and skills. It’s fun...
Staying Present (Despite the Past)

Staying Present (Despite the Past)

I’m 10,000 feet in the air in a cramped plane, heading to Portland for work. I need to prep for an upcoming meeting, but my daughter Ivy dominates my thoughts. She’s eight. For the first 3 years of life, her nickname was the Night Fury. She earned that name for the...
Simple Doesn’t Mean Easy

Simple Doesn’t Mean Easy

Today was tough. I didn’t sleep well last night. And for the past two weeks I’ve been getting up an hour earlier each morning to write. Some days I just want to say screw it and go back to sleep. Today was one of those days. But, I managed to convince myself to get up...