How to inspire success

Dated: September 25 2021

Views: 10

When I attended my high school reunion last month, I had the chance to tour the campus, which had seen many improvements since the time when I was there every weekday. One striking spot was the gymnasium, where the walls were festooned with rows of banners to mark league, district, and state championships the school’s teams had won over the years. I watched the volleyball team training for their coming season, and then noticed a large banner that summed up the focus, discipline, and pride that the current student body associate with their school.

If you were trying to crystalize a sense of mastery that inspires people to do great things, what words would you use? At my alma mater, this is what they say:


Why do you suppose they say that?

Blog author image


As a residential real estate executive with an extensive background in corporate marketing, I am able to apply unusually strong skills in marketing communications, e-marketing, strategic planning and ....

Latest Blog Posts

Comparing carefully

I use three kinds of comps when I help a client determine the likely sale price for their property: contract prices of sold homes, list prices of active homes, and list prices of languishing homes

Read More

Skip applying for a mortgage - Pay cash!

Home buyers have been using modern mortgages to acquire real estate since the 1930s. Prior to that time, the mortgages that were available required a 50% down payment and involved interest-only

Read More

What's on your list?

Optimism. Flexibility. A solid marriage or partnership. Supportive family. Two or more years of consistent employment. An appreciation for time as a strategic resource. Low interest rates. A knack

Read More

More than 16 pages of legal-speak

The Residential Purchase Agreement form used in virtually all home-purchase transactions will be heavily revised as of December. The new version will be 16 pages long—a 60% increase over the

Read More