STICKY SITUATIONS REQUIRE BRAVERY

Have you ever had an agreement with someone and thought the rules and boundaries were unmistakeably clear? Then…when it was time to split the profits, or put in the money, it became sticky. In real estate deals, sticky situations happen: Suddenly, the boundaries got blurred, there was a misunderstanding or someone didn’t do what they were supposed to. Then the

LOW INVENTORY MEANS QUICK DECISIONS

Powerful people are adept and usually quite good at making quick, decisive decisions. It’s a matter of honing this particular skill and being able to trust yourself fully. What is it that lets one person come to a choice faster than another? What is decisiveness? The ability to discern, instantly, and make a choice between options. A firm or unwavering

Key To Wealth – A Plan

Knowing where you are going and then trusting in your skills, connections and abilities to get there are the cornerstones of great business and confidence. Are you on track in reaching your personal, business and investing goals? First, in which direction are you headed?  It’s like planning a trip. You decide on the destination and then figure out how to

The Truth About Home Buying Expectations

Peaking emotions are common in the business of real estate.  After all,  buying a house is most likely the largest financial investment made in a persons’ lifetime. What you want and expect versus what you can afford don’t always line up. Investors want to get a great deal yet must beat the competition on offers and it’s the numbers that

New Route – Planning Is Achieving

  How is it that some people reach their goals and are always moving forward? You run into someone three months later and they have a new job, new car or lost 15 pounds. Just talking with them you feel the energy and can see the results of goals being met. Why does this happen for some and not for

Best 100 Days

SIGNUP NOW– only free for two weeks in Sept.  Sorry you missed it. What if…..you could finish 2016 as a better YOU? Maybe you want to lose that 10 pounds, go on a solo travel journey, make more money, get that big deal or better job, or just quit being so snippy with your kids. We all have something we

Minnesota Real Estate Forecast for 2016

Hot spots are Minneapolis first tier suburbs like St Louis Park and Richfield are hot, St Cloud, Duluth and keep an eye on Rochester with the Mayo Clinic’s global health initiative, an innovative economic development plan. www.dmc.mn Millenials and seniors are moving in close to transportation, there the new Green Line light rail connecting the downtowns of Minneapolis and St

Tracking Dance Steps

I used to own a national magazine for 20 years called DANCING USA, started it in 1980. After buying several rental properties, I decided it was time to sell the magazine. I prepared a prospectus as I was marketing the magazine for sale– incidentally – that business plan was more detailed than what I’d operated with over the years. It

Faith over Fear

Have you ever felt stuck or undecided about which direction to go? Most people find themselves in situations at the junction of faith and fear often. The trouble is usually it’s the fear that is most prominent. Fear is an ugly thing. It can grow quickly, shows up in the most gruesome way, usually is rooted in our past and

66…Why Not 46

We all have limits or certain standards that we generally operate within. These could encompass everyday things like doing the dishes right after you eat or leaving them until the morning. Preparing a cup of coffee and reading the newspaper in a favorite chair each morning. Exercising at 6:30 am weekdays may be your routine. Always saying I love you