Category Archives: Success

Giving a little extra

I recently read 212 The Extra Degree: Extraordinary Results Begin with One Small Change. It’s a small book that only took a couple of hours to read, but it made a powerful point. At 211 degrees you have hot water, … Continue reading

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Learn something new every day

One of the things I enjoy about being an auctioneer is that I am constantly learning new things. Someone once told me they had never seen anyone more committed to life-long learning than me. At the time they were referring … Continue reading

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Auction challenges

A lady who sold some items at my last auction called last week wanting to bring me more to sell. I asked if these items were similar to what she had brought me previously. When she said they were I … Continue reading

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Extraordinary service

This past weekend our daughter’s van was totaled in a wreck while they were driving to Florida for a vacation. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the accident. Hundreds of miles from home on a holiday weekend they were in … Continue reading

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Serving others

For the past few days I’ve been preparing for an auction tonight, 9/25. Seven consignors have brought me items to sell ranging from gold and silver jewelry to primitives to tools to furniture to household items. This will be the … Continue reading

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The power of attitudes

There are few things more important to one seeking success than one’s attitude. Attitude is simply the way we choose to see things. Two people can look at the same thing and form two completely different pictures in their minds … Continue reading

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Rising to expectations

One of the most important leadership truths I’ve learned in life is that people often rise to the expectations their leaders have of them. Most people are capable of doing more than they realize, and they only need someone to … Continue reading

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