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Values Based Thinking in A Social Media Crazed World... - 11/29/08 05:36 PM
Dinner parties are one of my guilty pleasures. I enoy them for all sorts of reasons. For starters, they engage my creativity in planning a menu, figuring out who to invite and making a meal. They also stimulate great conversation. I recall one dinner during which one of the guests at the table made an interesting remark during a lively discussion on social trends which went something like this..." I wonder what this all means? Are we changing in ways that we don't really understand? is there more to what's happening than what we physically see?" None of us could coherently answer the question. The truth was (18 comments)
One thing that can always be said about Grand Rapids, Michigan is that there's a little of everything for everyone when it comes to the weather. Today, winter snow lovers awoke to find that they had been blessed by the arrival of an early winter wonderland as a thick blanket of snow cover transformed everything into pristine whiteness. This frigid blast of air matches the latest trends which have spread some icy tentacles across the Grand Rapids Michigan real estate marketplace too. October was a weird month. Watching the lurching, frantic financial roller coaster ride on Wall Street was (15 comments)
I was whizzing down the street recently when I passed this profusely advertised home. The Question comes to mind...Could anyone have missed the fact that this home was for sale? Marketing a property is about more than putting a sign in the yard. Another good reason to trust the marketing of your West Michigan home to an online, internet savvy real estate professional in Grand Rapids, MI! Contact Audu Real Estate to explore the benefits of professional representation. P.S. You can view more of Lola's randomly captured images by visiting her photostream on flickr (24 comments)
Will Your Online Activity Be the Topic of Your Next HR Review Sheet? - 11/16/08 03:33 PM
When the news about the new vetting application form for a job in the Obama administration broke this past week, it raised a lot of uncomfortable questions about what is an individuals' private business. The 63 page questionnaire is regarded as one of the most comprehensive application forms ever requested by an administration. Some of the issues which have raised some ire in various quarters refer to questions about online activity including on-line aliases, e-mail communications and blogs. The Washington Post reporting on the story indicates that every administration adds items to the job application to reflect changes in society, but also notes that this (61 comments)
Making the Change We Need Happen...Active Rain's Michigan Agents Lead the Way! - 11/14/08 01:00 PM
Today, I had the honor of being the Guest Speaker at the Women's Council of Realtors® Luncheon at the Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids, MI. I arrived early to find the members already busy at work, manning the tables and decorating the hall. Mary Mishler, the chapter President was attending to the final details and making sure everything was in order. There was a good vibe in the room and Mary indicated that registration for this luncheon was one of the highest of the year! The Grand Rapids Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors® (WCR) has provided real estate professionals in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area with (44 comments)
Second Round Real Estate...Survival Tips for Landing on Your Feet When A Transaction Goes Bust! - 11/12/08 04:04 PM
"Time and chance happen to all of us" "I'm sorry, the buyer doesn't want to move forward." It's not the sort of call that any agent wants to get. Not after countless hours on the phone negotiating with less than cooperative loss mitigation reps and even more tracking a listing, arranging showings, getting feedback and marketing a home. And then... A simple call grinds the entire process to a halt. The buyer has decided to move on. The bank never got it's act together. And..we're on the road again. Back on the market.
Anyone who has been in real (22 comments)
La Crave...New Mediterranean Dining Sensations in Grand Rapids, MI - 11/06/08 03:08 PM
Another Entry in the 'Lola's Favorite Restaurants Series' Today, I'm going to be sharing my unique experience at a brand new Mediterranean themed restaurant in Kentwood, MI. This is also the story about the power of a referral and one man's creative approach to marketing his business through a test run. Read on... ************ Word of mouth is the most effective form of advertising. My recent experience in identifying this unique new restaurant was no exception. La Crave Restaurant, a Mediterranean themed dining spot was recommended to my by a friend who was sure I'd like it. Since I was in Kentwood (16 comments)
When my eyes flicker open shortly before 7 a.m. in the morning on November 4, 2008, I briefly close them again, reflecting on what this day will mean by the time it ends at midnight. Living within a Paradigm Shift is a peculiar form of excitement. It's an unsettling thing to be present when the earth of life's experience decides to metaphorically shift beneath ones feet. These are the moments when life reminds you that it has its own agenda; one which will not be defined by your personal fear, hesitation or pettiness. It is that time in ones life where you must choose to (30 comments)
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