Todd Gehrke Tells a Story of how to turn around a bad day

Todd Gehrke, Author of Coach Will, tells a story of two brothers driving through the rural Midwest when the driver realizes he missed a turn and they were several miles off course. He was very upset and began yelling and cursing himself for making such a mistake. His brother turns to him and simply says […]

Putting myself out there

I never really knew what it meant to “put yourself out there” before.  I have had a pretty good lesson in it recently. It has not been a fun experience I must admit, and the reason it has happened has been a result of significant unpleasantness.  But the result will be a good thing. Here’s […]

My Perfect Day

I was trying to find this during a meeting I was in to share it with a small group on my phone but couldn’t.  After I found it I emailed it to them. Then I thought I would share this in a post here.  I mentioned in the meeting I was in that I have had […]


I had a great conversation last night with a fellow loan officer that was asking about Coach Will.  He asked, “Does Coach Will REALLY study etymology to remember names? I could never do that.” The short answer is… No.  Not exactly.  The point is to make sure you are intentional and give yourself all the […]

“Everyone’s life is scripted, if you aren’t writing your life’s script, you are letting anyone else.”

This is a much bigger topic than just something as simple as a list of scripts for success in business.  It is life.  It is living with purpose and direction.  (see OWN your Day post   In 2013 I decided to intentionally solicit business from listing agents during and after a transaction.  If you […]