Monday, December 1, 2014


Hello all,


The link below is an article about the 2015 housing market. Not sure is if I agree with everything in the article but all the news we are seeing at this point suggests 2015 will out perform 2014. Couple of more weeks before we shut down for the holidays, let's spend the time making sure we are ready for next year. If there is more market share available you need to be in better position to grab it then your competition! 

Enjoy the coffee,

(Must have taken Thanksgiving off, repeat)

Monday Morning Coffee

"People fail forward to success."

~ Mary Kay Ash


It's been observed that although experience can be the best teacher, you get it by taking the exam before you've actually taken the course!

Quite expectedly, many of us don't perform well initially when attempting something new. While there is such a thing as a "natural talent" in just about any field of endeavor, it's probably safe to assume that most people working (or playing) at anything, from the practice of law to the game of tennis, have a long road behind them paved with what they considered (at the time) to be failures.

Every experience we have, however, should be a learning process. And our so-called "failures" are in fact the “experiences” from which we learn the most. Early on in life, the way we gain our sense of balance is from falling down when we first attempt to walk. Every fall, every "failure," eventually led to success.

It's a rare individual who does well in his or her first attempt at anything. Despite Yoda's philosophy in the Star Wars saga that "there is no try; there is only do," most of us ending up "doing" after repeated attempts at "trying." Eventually, we “do” manage to succeed.

So perhaps what Yoda was saying, after all, is that when we finally achieve our goals, it's only the end result that matters - because of everything we previously considered, failure simply becomes part of the process of success. Then we have indeed "failed forward!"


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