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Turn “Time is Money” On Its Head lifestyle-goals-future-slow-appraiser Feb 06, 2024

          In a Mastermind meeting with other (non-appraiser) business owners, I was reminded of how well so many principles that I share with you apply across different areas, whether it’s real estate or office work. There was a man by the name of Jack who was...

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When Getting a Letter From the Sheriff is a Good Thing government-laws-compliance-appraising Jan 30, 2024

          After a trip to Washington, D.C. and Chicago for some Mastermind classes, and a visit with my daughter at Michigan State, I went to work at my office in Idaho Falls to find that I had an “Official Mail” slip attached to my door. I thought that was a...

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Every-Person Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms trainees-employees-mentors-appraising Jan 23, 2024

          It’s a situation I’ve seen time and time again. Someone in the appraisal office is doing too much. They take all the phone calls. They do all the data entry. They send out all the emails. They update AMCs when needed. They make appointments. What...

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Your Business is Your Business successful-volume-appraisal-business Jan 09, 2024

           When I first started coaching, I was told by many people that I should write a book. I was on fire with the good news that you didn’t have to be frustrated with your job, working long hours and getting nowhere. I had a model that I had found to be...

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You Have Options amc-alternative-agents-appraising Jan 02, 2024

           There’s been a lot of talk recently about desktop appraisals. Everyone has their opinion, and there are many who are not in favor of this new development. I don’t know any more than you do about where things are headed, but from what I do know,...

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The Best Communication Tool I’ve Used technology-mobile-website-socialmedia-appraising Dec 26, 2023

           I’ve used a number of communication tools over the years. I started with Heytell, and loved the walkie-talkie feature. I used that program for several years before moving to Voxer, which had a similar feature. Most recently, I was using WhatsApp,...

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