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When Clients Do Nice Things - 06/10/10 10:19 AM
We've been working with some out of state buyers for a good long while now. And even though they are stil in the process of putting the pieces together so they can move here, we've become fast friends. When they come to town, we look at homes, but the real fun begins when we get together for dinner. They're just good folks. They are also dog lovers, like us. Maybe that's one of the reasons we get along so well. The other day, we picked up a package at the office that these folks had sent us, and in it was (4 comments)
There's nothing "phoney" about telephone etiquette - 06/09/10 12:09 PM
A bazillion years ago when I was working in retail we were taught that if you have a customer standing in front of you and the phone rings, your obligation is to take care of the customer in front of you first. If you absolutely have to answer the phone, you take their number and ask to call them back, then return as quickly as possible to the customer standing at the counter. That small lesson has stayed with me all these years and it still irks me when I'm in a store and I'm "bumped" while a clerk answers a (3 comments)
Are you the sharpest tool in the drawer? - 06/07/10 05:52 PM
We have a good friend who is now retired from a long and immensely successful career in sales. His experience began in the 1950's selling televisions. From there he went on to own an art gallery, he built homes, he even owned a wig store for a period of time. He eventually retired as the President of national company that took multi-million dollars businesses to market. He is full of wisdom and good advice and one of his favorite expressions is "Now and then, you have to take time to sharpen your saw." (It's actually the 7th Habit in Steven Covey's (0 comments)
Lake Toxaway Home for Sale - 06/05/10 02:00 PM
If you're looking for a home with a great mountain setting, in the cooler higher elevation of the Lake Toxaway, NC area, you'll find it here at 207 Little Elbow Mountain Rd. This newer home is being sold with either 1 acre or 7 acres which could be subdivided at a later date. Located in a quiet mountain setting, this home is finished on the upper level with two bedrooms, two full and one half bath, kitchen, living room with a soaring stone fireplace, and a loft area that could double as an office, play area, or additional sleeping space for (0 comments)
Things to do in Brevard, NC - 06/05/10 01:17 PM
Summer time is a great time to discover the Brevard, NC area. Even if you're lucky enough to live here year round, the summer months offer up plenty of things to do, for all ages! One of the biggest events during the summer is the acclaimed Brevard Summer Institute and Music Festival. Every year exceptional students and faculty from around the world travel to Brevard for this learning opportunity and performance festival. And this year, it's not all about classical music. On June 19, the summer festival kicks off with Rave On "An electrifying new show paying homage to rock 'n (1 comments)
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