Entries by Rick

Success requires 100 percent effort

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart…”  Colossians 3:23 (NIV) Over the last two years I’ve been fortunate to have worked with a lot of Top Producing Real Estate Agents. These are agents doing between $20 Million and $60 Million a year in sales volume. I asked them all what they considered […]

Never stop learning

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Romans 12:2 (NIV)   We work on a lot of brand development projects and sometimes get requests to “copy” so-and-so’s look, or mimic this or that brand. The Bible tells us that we’re all unique. If you […]

Check the ego at the door

“Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.” Proverbs 16:18 (NIV) As business owners it’s easy to get filled with pride. You’re running a business and you’re a very important person, right? I’ve seen pride and arrogance destroy many people. Don’t pretend to be an expert where you’re not. Don’t be afraid to […]

Mobile internet use will surpass PCs in 2015

Attention Real Estate Agents: Is your website ready for the demands of the mobile customer? Market research reported by PC Magazine from research firm IDC shows mobile internet use will surpass PC use in 2015. Morgan Stanley also published their own report showing mobile web use being bigger than desktop internet use by 2015. eMarketer […]

You have to believe in yourself

“Don’t be afraid; just believe.” Mark 5:36 (NIV) In business, and most things, you if don’t believe in yourself nobody else will either. If you’re an entrepreneur you know this first-hand. They’re are plenty of people around you willing to offer they’re opinion and say, “it can’t be done.” You have a vision. You have […]

Don’t procrastinate, take action.

Whoever watches the wind will not plant: whoever looks at the clouds will not reap.  Ecclesiastes 11:4 (NIV) When running a business, you can’t sit and wait for things to happen. You must take action. If you sit and wait for the “perfect” conditions you’ll never get anything done. “Perfect” conditions don’t exist. Make decisions […]