For a variety of reasons, mostly having to do with speaking in front of large and small audiences, I’m researching the whole notion of “agent value” as technology turns our world upside down every other day. I’ve written about how technology is just a tool back in 2009 and maybe I’m just conceited but everything I’ve […]
Archives for January 2013
Maxim, of course, is the lad magazine that pioneered the space between GQ, Esquire, and such “gentleman’s periodicals” and Playboy and those magazines wrapped in black plastic on the shelves. I’ve always thought of it as Cosmopolitan for men. When people talk about “lifestyle real estate”, they usually mean far more genteel brands. From the […]
As you may have noticed, this website has a new theme. I love this theme, called Twentytwelve, despite it being the default theme for WordPress.com, which likely makes it the single most popular theme on the planet. I will likely make a few more changes, personalize the design some more, add back the iconic header […]
In my Seven Predictions for 2013 post, I wrote that the reaction to my #4 prediction, that buyer agency will be at risk, will be met with the cycle of mourning: Denial, Anger, Depression, and finally, Acceptance. Check ye the comments to my Inman column on BuyerCurious.com.
Once again, it is time for the world famous (in my own mind at least) annual tradition of making predictions for the coming year that are Guaranteed to be Wrong, or Your Money Back! This year, I thought I would pay tribute to the greatest musical act still working today: Alison Krauss and Union […]