business growth

A Passion to Serve: A Vital Ingredient in the Coming Real Estate Market

Most people look at real estate agents as sales consultants. But the most successful real estate agents are those who feel a passion to serve. And these days, service is as important as sales. If you feel your energy rise to a different level when you think about providing service, then you are in the …

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Slow Down to Speed Up: Contemplative Prayer and Clearing the Mind

Most of us go through our days checking off things we had set out to do when the day began and very seldom think about the day itself. We are doers.

Thirteen years ago, I was introduced to “contemplative prayer.” It’s a form of meditation where one tries to clear the mind of the spinning thoughts. It’s a nearly impossible task with 50,000 thoughts moving through our brains every day. 

Building Your Connections Is Like Tilling Tomatoes

One day, while watering my garden I got to thinking how preparing and growing vegetables is similar to growing your connections in business. Sounds crazy but it’s an apt metaphor. Indulge me as I tell you about my recent horticultural endeavors to explain what I mean. Three years ago I took up gardening as a hobby. I had had an itch …

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