Entries by foundationtosust

Defining Success

The dictionary defines success in many different ways: the accomplishment of an aim or purpose; the attainment of popularity or profit; a person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains prosperity; the outcome of an undertaking. But whose aims, whose purpose, whose prosperity is it that we talk about when we talk about what […]

Giving Thanks – Happy Thanksgiving!

I am so grateful for all the opportunity that the mortgage and real estate industry has provided for me. I am truly blessed getting to work with so many people that are committed to making a real difference in the world. I hope that you and your families have a wonderful day celebrating today! I […]

Non-Negotiable Activity Plan

Run Your Business like a Business. In the mortgage origination industry if you want to create a sustainable model, one that will provide a steady stream of income regardless of the circumstances, you must approach the business as a business. Gone are the days where you took orders from someone else – now you’re the […]

Laziness

IS LAZINESS UNDERMINING YOUR MORTGAGE BUSINESS? In my recent blog about sustainability I talked about discipline being one of the cornerstones to consistently building and maintaining your business. Discipline is hard work. It takes having a plan and working it even when you don’t want to. It takes self-control and the ability to see the […]

Creating Sustainability

WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY? The New Oxford American Dictionary defines it as:  the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level; continuing for an extended period or without interruption. When I talk about sustainability in the mortgage business, I’m talking about having a consistent, reliant stream of new loans and subsequent income regardless of what is […]