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 […]

Awesome Inspectors Wanted: Quest for the Ultimate Home Inspection Avatar!

In James Cameron’s epic science fiction film, “Avatar,” humans are challenged in the expansion of mining for the superconductor known as unobtanium. The Avatars are genetically engineered humanoids. The word “avatar” was originally used in Hinduism to represent the material manifestation of a deity. In the world of computers, the word has been commonly used […]

What’s the Difference Between Living in a TINY HOUSE and a BIG BOAT?

You dream of a simpler life, free of the mundane — and of a home that supports the simple life, as well as makes a statement about you. Consider, as options, a tiny house or a big boat. Food for thought follows. The tiny-house movement is an architectural style and social movement that has made […]

When Good Wood Goes Bad

Few issues have complicated or killed more real estate deals than the dastardly WDO inspection. The good news is it doesn’t have to be that way! Soon after starting HomePro Inspections in 1994 wood rot and termites became the largest single source of customer complaints that came across my desk. The frustration was the fact […]

Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and part of being aware is getting the correct information and debunking the myths associated with breast cancer. The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. has identified some common myths about breast cancer, and why they are myths.     Myth 1:    A lump in the breast means you have […]

BOLD Business Performance and The ONE Thing

Got a Family Member, Friend or Vendor In A Business That Needs a Boost? It’s time for them to get BOLD Business Performance, and you can help! Albert Einstein famously said “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results!” It is only when you are open to change that […]

Flipping the Block

Jacksonville Couple Become HGTVs’ Rising Stars Going From “Drab to Fab” on the New Hit Show “Flipping the Block”! How in the world do seemingly regular people just like you and me end up as stars on HGTV’s highest rated show premier in the past decade? Before solving that mystery here’s a bit about the […]

The Madness is Upon Us

March is finally upon us, and for basketball fans this means one thing—tournament time! The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has turned into one of the most popular sporting events in the entire country. Even those who don’t consider themselves sports fans find ways to get excited and join in the fun. This point is usually […]

The Guy’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

  As I’m sure most of you guys already (hopefully) know, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and pretty soon you’re going to have to get up off the couch, brave the outside world, and get your significant other a little something. I know it sounds like a lot to ask for, but I […]

New Year… Now What?

We’ve toasted, kissed, and Auld Lang Syned our way into the new year, so now what?  We’ve got some fun ideas to kick off your new year and make 2015 better than the best! Get Grateful: Enhance the gratitude factor and your year will be filled with good thoughts. Use a mason jar or a […]