Continuous Education

Iron Sharpens Iron The other evening, we held a class on Home Loans 101. It was basically all of the information that a person would need to know when going into a home loan. While we went through the class, aimed at educating the general public, I was surprised to...

Do You Outsource?

How Much Are You Really Making? Prior to entering real estate, I worked in a variety of different industries. Though most of my jobs were in HR, the industries ranged from manufacturing, light industrial, clerical, to graphic design. A few weeks ago, my wife asked me...

Keeping Up With the Joneses

The Art of Letting Go It’s been a crazy few weeks for us as my wife and I are preparing for a move across Tucson. During this process, we started purging all of the stuff that we didn’t need. I couldn’t believe how much stuff we had accumulated. Just...

Chin Up

You Matter! Last night was a very strange night for me. After spending the entire weekend celebrating birthdays and being around people I loved, I came home to my little family and cried. As my wife consoled me, telling me to just let it all out, I told her that I...

Domino Effect

It Comes Crashing Down Please note, this is the sixth installment in a series. Please start with the blog Who’s There? The last few weeks, I’ve been blogging about The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team. As I wrap this up, the perfect example that I can think of is...

Hurry Up and Wait

Do I Not Have Enough Work? Please note, this is the fifth installment in a series. Please start with the blog Who’s There? At my previous jobs, I’ve had bosses who either 1: believed in the “Hurry up and wait” concept, where they required that...

Our New Addition…

It’s A BOY! Please note, this is the fourth installment in a series. Please start with the blog Who’s There? Conversation… Monday, February 6th, 2017 Me: So…I see that we got a fish. Boss: Yeah. Nicole got it this weekend. Me:...

Come On, Guys!

Did Your Team Win? Please note, this is the third installment in a series. Please start with the blog Who’s There? Here I am, at home, watching Super Bowl 51. I’m sure most of you reading this blog are doing the same thing as well. The entire game so far,...

Sarcastic Much?

Wow…You Went There. Please note, this is the second installment in a series. Please start with the blog Who’s There? Transcribing… 9:17 PM [Screenshot of diagnostics of my modem] Me: My modem is not working… Me: If I can’t get this fixed...

Who’s There?

Do You Have My Back? Every day, while I’m working at the office, I see this pyramid that my boss has drawn onto our whiteboard. It’s The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, as introduced by Patrick Lencioni. On the bottom of the pyramid is Absence of Trust....