My Facebook Dilemma – 5 Things I Have Learned

Published on January 16, 2013

Having nearly 5000 friends on Facebook is crazy.

And to think that all 4853 people were actually “friends” is delusional at best. 

Back when Facebook first came on the scene, it was so cool to have someone request to be my “friend.” Maybe it is my high “I” behavior style that loved the idea of someone wanting to connect with me. Then my high “D” behavioral characteristic and my competitive nature kicked into overdrive in an attempt to have more friends faster.

Being on the road teaching to large audiences across the country for a couple of years certainly helped …

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Accepting Responsibility is Key to Change

Published on January 11, 2013

by Art and Anna Kleimer

9 January 2013 Dutch headline:

A group of seven unemployed pilots are attempting to sue ABN Amro bank for being irresponsible in granting them huge loans to pay for their training, RTL news reports.

The pilots say the bank was far too lax in allowing them to borrow thousands of Euros to pay for their flying schools while there is little prospect of finding work.

9 January 2013 Wall Street Journal:

Starr International Co., the company headed by AIG's 87-year-old former chief executive, Maurice R. "Hank" Greenberg, seeks $25 billion in damages for AIG and …

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Goal Setting with a SoulFire Spark

Published on January 9, 2013

SoulFire Goal Setting with NikkiandChris.com

We wanted to give you a concise overview of what we spoke about on our free teleconference call on Friday, January 4th called “Goal Setting with a SoulFire Spark.” This call was the first in a series of calls committed to helping you live a SoulFire life!

Let's face it!

This time of the year, everyone is all rah-rah, but it doesn't seem to take long for that same enthusiasm to dampen a bit. Is it possible to retain that spark by adding some SoulFire? Yes, we say, yes it is!

That's because SoulFire is about so …

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2013 is the Year to Tap Into Your SoulFire

Published on December 30, 2012

I’m curious...

Do you wake up each day with fire in your belly?

Is your Monday morning full of energy and excitement about the week ahead?

Are you looking at 2013 with a sense of anticipation and passion?

 

I sure hope so. I want that for you SO much.

When I look in the rearview mirror I can see the many phases of my life including roles I’ve held, careers experimented with, and people I have worked alongside. It is easy to spot the times where I had SoulFire lighting me up and times when my spark had been …

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Tribute to Howard Brinton by Art & Anna Kleimer

Published on December 27, 2012

Written by Art and Anna Kleimer as a tribute to friend and colleague Howard Brinton

Ode to My Friend Howard

 

Did a giant pass today?                                Only if we let him pass.

Did a smile fade away? 

Only if we let it fade.

Did a twinkle disappear? 

Only if we let it disappear.

Will we never again laugh to the Pig Story?

Only if we forget to tell it.

Will we never again sing Broadway hits together?

Only if we lose our voice.

Will we never split our sides laughing and swapping stories?

Only if we lose our words.

Will …

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Howard Brinton – His SoulFire Lives On

Published on December 26, 2012

If you have been in real estate for any time at all, you have heard of and undoubtedly been influenced by Howard Brinton. The founder of Star Power Systems, Howard touched many lives along his path and served as a mentor to thousands. He is a person who by just watching him, you knew he had SoulFire!

 

His physical presence will be missed.

Although we were not personally in Howard’s “inner circle,” his influence on our real estate careers was far from insignificant. Most all of our systems, tools, and learning can be traced back to his teachings and …

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People with SoulFire Never Retire

Published on December 14, 2012

 

When I say I will never retire people just look at me and laugh.

Why would you want to work forever, they ask? Well, I guess because I don't see work as a chore or something I dread. I see work as my "life's work" and not work for the sake of making a paycheck.

I call it SoulFire.

It is doing something that I love, with people I love, for people I love.

Of course not every day is glorious and easy. And I certainly am not wearing rose colored glasses. The fact is, it's about perpective. Each …

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INSTINCT vs. Instinct

Published on December 13, 2012

When do I use my gut and when do I use my brain? Get a bunch of coaches in a room and you will get quite the lively debate about what it means to rely on our inner wisdom (which we all agree that we have) or to use our experience and learning to make decisions. Coaches Art and Anna Kleimer sum it up well in today' blog post.

 

 

INSTINCT vs. Instinct

by Art and Anna Kleimer

There is INSTINCT and there is instinct.  It is important to learn the difference and to know when you should use …

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