This week Dylan spends time revealing how he learned to let go of customers he never really had in the first place as well as the personal lesson of realizing there are many different paths that a business can take to get to its goal. Dylan shares a conversation he had with someone who was recently fired and is considering starting a business.
It’s not often that an LOL means I actually laugh out loud but today was one of those rare moments when I experienced an genuine LOL. In reading an article in the Financial Post (‘The little guy can’t win’: U.S. families stuck renting as big investors pay cash to snap up homes) I found myself laughing out loud because it seems like only yesterday that the US real estate market (and other markets) were in a free fall. Read it for yourself and see if you agree and experience an LOL. Keep in mind I work with private investors who place their capital in real estate and work with borrowers who need mortgages for real estate (which means I also work with banks and lenders). In 2008 and 2009 when the credit markets froze it was no laughing matter. Investors couldn’t wait to get rid of properties and borrowers had a very difficult time refinancing their properties because banks and lenders made it hard to get approved. Not even five years later this article points to a complete turnaround of market sentiment (and facts) which should remind us all that as a herd of people we will always magnify the highs and lows and continue to move together as one. Continue reading “This is proof that we all follow the herd (well most of us)”