TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris Anderson

Imagine You Were Able to Deliver the Ultimate Listing Presentation in Only 18 Minutes!! How Would That Help Your Business Grow? That’s the premise of a “TED Talk,” the belief that any idea worth sharing can be presented in 18 minutes. How you deliver a compelling presentation in only 18 minutes is the premise of Chris Anderson’s book “TED Talks: The Official Guide to Public Speaking.” Over the past 25 years, TED has revitalized and reinvented the art of rhetoric. … [Continue Reading...]

The Story of My Orange MG Midget

They Laughed When I Drove Up In An Orange MG Midget....Until I Told Them Why! Researching and writing about your Realtor Rides is been great fun. Your choice of rides says a lot who you are, where you’ve been and even where you’re going. You’ve seen my ride pictured in every edition of this newsletter, but the story has yet to be told…how the heck does a retired Navy pilot turned home inspection entrepreneur wind up sporting about Jacksonville in an Orange 1976 … [Continue Reading...]

Charles F. Adams Museum Bring Home the Adams!

Only you can save the 'Charlie Deuce' from the scrap heap! Don’t let another Jacksonville legacy become razor blades like the USS Saratoga! While the fight to save historic homes and buildings has captured the hearts, minds, and headlines of Jacksonville, our Jacksonville naval history is being quietly sent to the scrapyard. So real is the risk that a scrapyard has been identified, International Shipbreaking in Brownsville, Texas. How perverse is it that OUR … [Continue Reading...]

TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris Anderson

Imagine You Were Able to Deliver the Ultimate Listing Presentation in Only 18 Minutes!! How Would That Help Your Business Grow? That’s the premise of a “TED Talk,” the belief that any idea worth sharing can be presented in 18 minutes. How you deliver a compelling presentation in only 18 minutes is the premise of Chris Anderson’s book “TED Talks: The Official Guide to Public Speaking.” Over the past 25 years, TED has revitalized and reinvented the art of rhetoric. … [Continue Reading...]

Real Food. Real Farm. Real Farmer!

There’s a ton of talk going on these days about saving family farms. Some blame goofy government subsidy programs.  That’s a factor. Some blame the industrialization of the food chain. That’s a factor, too. Two questions for you: Do family farms matter? And if family farms matter, how do we save them? Family farms matter a lot to the families that own them and to the families that work them. Some farms have been tended by the same families for generations, … [Continue Reading...]

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Barnes & Noble Bust, Wally Now #1 on Amazon!

Life for all of us in the real estate professions has changed dramatically over the past decade. Dramatic as they have been, our challenges pale in comparison … [Continue Reading...]

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Why Can’t You Wear White After Labor Day?

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, wealthy American industrialists and their families would flee the oppressive heat of cities and factories to enjoy the summer breezes on the beach, in the mountains, … [Continue reading...]

Mosquitoes, Mosquitoes, Mosquitoes…

  April Showers Bring May Flowers!  It’s that time of year when you want to sit outside, sip a cool drink and squish mosquito guts on your sweetie’s sweaty cheeks! Okay, you’re right, that last … [Continue reading...]

Real Estate Agents Named Best Dressed Professionals

Real Estate Agents Named Best Dressed Professionals in Recent Poll. Data Suggests Women Realtors Dress for Success, Male Realtors Dress Like School Teachers! Like it or not we are judged by our appearance. … [Continue reading...]

No Action Taken by Florida Legislature!!!

No Action Taken by Florida Legislature to Help Protect Homeowners from Out-of-Control Contractors and Plaintiff Lawyers in Assignment of Benefits (AOB) Claims Hurricane season is upon us. If your home floods … [Continue reading...]

My Realtor Told Me I Didn’t Need Flood Insurance!

 People need to realize . . . that houses flood even when they are not waterfront. They flood even in a normal neighborhood” Tim Nolan, flood victim . . . Orange Park, FL Tim’s home purchase was a dream … [Continue reading...]

TED – Technology…Entertainment… and Design…

Interested in “Ideas Worth Spreading”, then TED is your ticket! Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the world’s most creative minds could gather together to share their ideas in open forum?  What if each individual … [Continue reading...]

Revolutionary Research Revels American July 4th Independence Day Celebration Held on WRONG Day

Revolutionary Research Revels American July 4th Independence Day Celebration Held on WRONG Day for 237 Years! Meanwhile 317 Million Americans Wonder Why It’s NOT A 3-Day Weekend? Should the American … [Continue reading...]

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