Glenn's Thoughts...

Follow me
By
Real Estate Broker/Owner - Lake Homes Realty
Various thoughts about real estate, business, effective communication, sales, and marketing.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
4 Comments
Note: The following is an excerpt from my book, "Nerd-to-English: Your everyday Guide for Translating Your Business, Your Messages and Yourself," available in print and digital editions online and at Amazon.com. ~ G   Asking for Trust “I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on...
10/29/2011
Tom Wofford is a close friend who I met years ago in college. He is a professional writer and the editor of my book, Nerd-to-English (yes, a shameless plug). Much of Tom's other writing work includes magazine articles, fiction books, celebrity interviews, and historical books. He also works on lo...
10/14/2011
Is there always a crisis in your life or on your deals? Or do you know someone that is always in a crisis, running in a panic state, consistently distressed (and probably complaining too)? We all have our list of problems, concerns or issues in life. Usually there is one problem that is of greate...
10/09/2011
We all know the the economy stinks. So, does that mean we should all quit working, stop selling, stop buying, forget learning, and give up? After all, it’s hopeless right? Okay, so maybe it’s not that bad. At least most of us see ways we can keep trying and even some are finding new opportunities...
10/02/2011
Recently I had a scheduled meeting with a new potential business partner early in the morning, before normal business hours. I arrived at his office about five minutes early and waited. And waited. And waited. Finally I sent a text to see if he was okay. He called right back and said that traffic...
09/17/2011
1 Comments
What is luck?What makes something good luck or bad luck? Is it important and can you count on it? Perhaps even more importantly, how much do you rely on luck instead of preparation? In this economy, many "so-called" real estate and mortgage professionals were exposed as unprepared. Yet many of th...
09/08/2011
  “Earthquake!” Thus reads headlines, radio report, twitter feeds and FaceBook. For a while. This replaces the prior headlines of debt crisis disagreements, mortage disasters, floods, heat waves, and tornadoes. In a few days, there will be a new headline about something else. Is one of these a be...
08/24/2011
Recently I was on a conference call with the president of a business I advise and the business's attorney. The call was really just to confirm that an issue with an employee was handled correctly. The attorney was a specialist in employment law. That is why he was called. During the course of the...
08/21/2011
Just like the telephone, television and the world wide web, social media is clearly a real medium for communication. Alone, it is not the silver bullet to solve all our business and advertising woes. However, it is important for business and careers when used correctly and as part of a full, broa...
08/19/2011
6 Comments
Want something good to happen? Then do something! Progress comes from action, not wishful thinking. And certainly not from procrastination. Need more listings or buyers? Find new ways to work smarter and harder to connect with these clients. Want your messages to be heard? Make the effort needed ...
07/12/2011
Rainmaker
122,989

Glenn S.Phillips

CEO, Lake Homes Realty / LakeHomes.com
local_phone1-866-LakeHomes
local_phone(205) 985-2991
Contact The Author