There have been and are currently experts that are predicting a recession. All the ingredients are there to see this happen, what are you doing to make sure that you and your family are protected when this next wave hits? Are you educated on the red flags that are in play here? Could you be doing more to help your family prepare for the storm?
Its too easy for us to complain about all the bad things going on in our life and lose sight of all the great things that we have right here in front of us. Simple things that we take for granted. Take some time on a day to day bases to identify some things in your life that you are grateful for. Sometimes we even need to take a step back and write those things down.
We see it all the time, high level producers that are doing seemingly crazy things. Getting up at 4 am, working out twice a day, running marathons. ETC. This challenges them to get out of their normal routine of mediocracy and do something great with their time and their life. Are you getting out of your comfort zone to accomplish your goals?
We all know that one person, the one that everything bad happens to. And when it does it is everyone elses fault. But one thing we also notice is there is always one common denominator with that person, them. What if we took ownership of our issues instead of pushing the blame to someone else? What if instead of making a rash decision to replace someone, we took that time to work with that person? Could ownership improve your life? Read more
Get out the and get after it, the name of the day should not dictate your efforts. Why do we allow ourselves to base our efforts based on other peoples exceptions of what they will accomplish during a work week? If we have high aspirations and goals, shouldn't we work towards those each and every day at 100%?
In this episode we talk to a few of the guys who have not only participated but also are a part of the organization of the August 10th Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hike here in Nashville Tn. Music City will host the our nations heroes in this 8.3 mile hike through the heart of downtown. This is an event that you won't want to miss! If you are a Veteran, please join them. If you are a civilian interested in helping our contributing, ... Read more
Having a piece of art is something special. Anyone can run down to the local Walmart and pick up an item off a shelf and display it in their home. But a true piece of art ALWAYS has a story behind it. If you are anything like I am, you want your walls filled with stories that are impactful and meaningful. There are flag companies popping up everyday. Some of the owners are veterans, some are people just trying to make an extra... Read more
Luis shares an intimate time in his life where he experienced failure. Failure that could have easily brought him to his knees. Failure that ultimately did bring him down. But eventually he found his way and found a way to rise to the top again. See the one thing that most of us don't do is realize that even our worst hour can be other peoples brightest day. We get too far down our own rabbit hole to realize what we can still do. H... Read more
Remember, Memorial Day is about honoring those who we have lost while preserving our freedoms. When you are out with your family or friends this weekend, remember what this day is about. Also do what we can to pass on that message to our younger generations so that they can honor those who have fallen in the pursuit of our freedoms as well. In this episode we talk about getting back into the habits again. Getting into th... Read more
Being a high school student has changed dramatically from the years that we were in school. We have now introduced mini computers that just about all students carry in their pockets. These tools are some times used for bullying and other purposes that have a massive effect on our children. In this episode, I speak to our oldest son about what he experiences on a day to day basis at his local high school. You may not be as sho... Read more
This is an issue we hear all to often. Another offer not accepted because the client is using their entitlement to the VA home loan. Not because the offer was inferior but because the agent may have heard that the VA home loan is more difficult than any other loan type. This cannot be furthest from the truth. The fact of the matter is, the VA home loan with a properly trained agent can be one of the best home loan offers out there.... Read more
Episode 131:Do you have a mentor? If so, how long have you had one? How difficult of a process was it to find the perfect mentor that fit your needs? To find someone whose message resonated with you? This weeks guest, John Abbas, has an app he is working on that will circumvent all these troubles and help direct you to the right mentor for your needs. Almost like an Uber for mentor ship. We also discuss his new podcast that is soon... Read more
The Michigan Marine, Brad Stinson, shares his story of being honorably discharged and returning to his home town. A person who once felt the commradery of being part of a team, suddenly finds himself in a place that is no longer the way he left it. His friends and family have grown up and started families all while Brad was left to feel like he was further behind than when he started. Left in the shadows of his community, Brad stru... Read more
Explicit Warning Episode 129 Continuation of last weeks podcast with Brad Stinson and Luis Aguero. We talk about Luis transitioning from the Army to the civilian lifestyle, from being a solider to becoming a business owner, and now to entering the mortgage profession. Nothing about leaving the Army comes easy. Join us while we welcome (haze) Luis in his new mission.
EXPLICIT WARNINGEPISODE 128Join us as Stinson and I haze the new production partner, Luis. 10 year Army Veteran that decided to take the route of becoming and engineer and then some how managed to make his way into the mortgage industry. This was by no mistake though, the cards fell in place at the right time to have him join part of our team.
Too many of us do this far too often. We get so obsessed with being the best or getting something done that we tend to lose sight of why we started something in the first place. We have to find balance in all the things we do. This is something I struggle with as well, so I speak from the heart when I say this. If you lose sight in what is important, you may wake up one day to find out that the important things are no longer there.... Read more
Running for office is a big move, you are asking to be the voice of your city. Lord knows, you better be a good one. You are gaining momentum to become a popular person to be elected into office to only become a person that many people are no longer fond of. That is unless you are a person who stands up for the people and become a voice for them. In this podcast I go into why I think I am a great fit for our community. I expose the... Read more
Episode 125Here I am, as open as I can be. I am discussing the day I lost my mom. The hard decision I had to make on whether or not they continued to revive her or if they allowed her to go in peace. It was one of the toughest decisions I had to make in my life. In this episode, I discuss the day she passed and the days after. This is a therapeutic episode to me, it is something I have had to get off my plate for a long time so tha... Read more
Episode 124: Basking in negativity The water cooler talk, those could be some of the worst conversations that you could engage with. If you are already having a crummy day, and you get around people who's minds are in a bad place anyways, its very easy to get submersed in that negative talk. Its even easier to slip into it and believe that problems that are being talked about really do exist in your life as well. You've seen i... Read more
Episode 123I interview local agent, Candice Thornton as she tells us about some of the struggles she faced when getting into the industry. We all know there is nothing easy about being a Realtor. But the freedom that goes with being self employed could be a great thing for most. But it can also be a bad thing for some. Listen in as I speak to Candice about some of the things she was faced with as a new boot in real estate.