“It is not the critic who counts; Not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, Or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, Whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; Who strives valiantly; who … Continue reading Daring Greatly: Why I’m Running
On Tuesday, June 26th, Oklahoma voters will head to the polls to vote on the candidates they wish to represent their respective party's different roles on the November 6th ballot. But it's not just a Primary vote being cast. Voters are being asked to make a statewide decision on the legalization of medical marijuana -- … Continue reading I Encourage a “Yes” Vote on OK State Question 788
“Lions don’t follow the sheep. Instead, they eat them. And then they pick their teeth with their bones.” --Tom Hackelman I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in society, specifically in the workforce. Something has happened to the American soul that has shifted our philosophy to one that accepts mediocrity. We have become so obsessed with everyone’s … Continue reading Be Awesome or Be Extinct!
There has been an outpouring of women, fueled by the Harvey Weinstein news and reports, to start a movement with the hashtag #MeToo. It represents every woman who has experienced, at least once, sexual harassment, abuse, and violence. If you or someone you know is participating by issuing the hashtag #MeToo, I encourage you to … Continue reading #MeToo #NeverAgain
Are you having trouble deciding whether or not to sell your real estate - home, recreational property, investment property? It's not the length of time you've lived in or owned a property that determines when it's time to sell. There's no magic number of ownership years that triggers a move. The reasons for deciding to … Continue reading 5 Questions for Home Sellers
Here is a snapshot of the real estate trends for Cleveland County and Oklahoma County: Median Sales Price in the Month of August: Median Days on Market in the Month of August: Percentage of Last List Price in the Month of August: # of Homes for Sale in the Month of August: Now is a … Continue reading August 2017 Real Estate Trends
I don't know about you, but the Fall season is my most favorite season of the year. The cooler temperatures, football, pumpkins, the crunching sounds of leaves underfoot. It's just a great time of year! As we make our final approach into Fall, it's important to prepare properly. In the online article, 8 Easy Hacks … Continue reading 8 Easy Hacks to Get Your Home Ready for Fall
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." -- Harriet Tubman What are your dreams, your aspirations? Is it to become the very best in your field? The top salesperson in your company? To … Continue reading Are Your Dreams Still Dreams?
In 1981, I began working in the office equipment business making deliveries of supplies to area businesses in Shawnee, Oklahoma. The following year, I chose to pursue what would become a three-decade long career in sales in the office technology industry. Except for a few years as Pastor of Spiritual Development at a successful North … Continue reading My Next Chapter
Mastery: Comprehensive knowledge or skill in a subject or accomplishment. "she played with some mastery" control or superiority over someone or something. "man's mastery over nature" Mediocrity: The quality or state of being mediocre Of only moderate quality; not very good. "a mediocre actor" In the field of sales, either you are striving for sales … Continue reading Mastery or Mediocrity?