Employee Wellness

December 7, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun

At TitleSmart we take our employee health seriously. We are always looking for fun and creative ways to help empower our employees through wellness. Not only do we offer comprehensive major medical health care benefits, we also offer unique, one of a kind health benefits to all of our staff members. Currently we have programs … Read More

Giving Tuesday

November 28, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun

Most of us spent the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend filling our stomachs and emptying our wallets. After we devoured our Thanksgiving feast, we were able to indulge in Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday deals. Thanksgiving weekend is a time for reflecting on what we are grateful for in our lives and preparing for … Read More

Winter Goals

November 20, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun, Prof. Development

As we move into the cold, harsh Minnesota winter, it is easy to get bogged down by the bad weather and craziness of the Holiday Season with family and friends. For most businesses, winter can be a slow season, especially in real estate. But for me, the winter months mean time to get stuff done! … Read More

Say Yes

November 8, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun, Prof. Development

Opportunities are going to present themselves all the time while you are growing your business or career. The tough question is: should I say yes? As we know, every “Yes” is a “No” to something else, so when you say yes, you have to be sure that it is something you want to do and … Read More

#ThankfulThursday

November 2, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun

As we transition into November most of us have Thanksgiving on the mind.  We all have visions of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and time with our family. For some of us, when we sit down at the table we go around and say what we are thankful for this year. Common answers are health, happiness, … Read More

But I’m Not a Manager

October 26, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun, Prof. Development

I’m sure there are a few of you out there that read our blogs about leadership or how to be a good boss, and think to yourself, “But I’m not a manager. This doesn’t apply to me.” But we are here to tell you, that is not true! Every employee, in every position, has the … Read More

#NoComplaints Follow Up

October 18, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun

Last week we challenged you to start retraining your brain in our #NoComplaints challenge. Each day of the week we gave you one small challenge in order to reach the overall goal of #NoComplaints: Start on a Positive Note, ID & Avoid Triggers, Slow Down, Say Thank You, Spot Something good, Stop Beating Yourself Up, … Read More

#NoComplaints

October 6, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun

How often do you find yourself complaining? Complaining about the weather, your job, your responsibilities; the list could go on and on! No matter how #blessed we might feel, complaining is one of those negative habits that many of us possess. Often times we don’t even realize that we are complaining. For most of us, … Read More

The Art of Simple Relationship Building

September 12, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun, Prof. Development

As many of you know, building and maintaining relationships is the key of every successful business. Not only with your clients, but also your vendors, customers, staff and others within your industry. But how do you build meaningful relationships that will help build and sustain your business? Here are two of my secrets to building … Read More

The Art of the Check Box

August 31, 2017General, Inspiration and Fun, Prof. Development

The other day I was helping my son with his small business. I was giving him a list of things to-do when I noticed something peculiar. I looked down at his paper to realize he was drawing small boxes next to each item on his to-do list. I immediately exclaimed, “Hey! I do that too!” … Read More