Gut Instincts: Following Where It Leads You

I have recently been consumed with the world of podcasting.  For the uninitiated, podcasts are digital recordings, often in a series, typically available for free on the internet.  They can be listened to on your computer or on your smart phone.  There are many different topics available to listen to, and many of them provide excellent quality content, all for …

Love your snooze button? Don’t let procrastination ruin your day

Procrastination. It’s defined as intentionally putting of something that needs to be done. It’s one of the biggest problems facing a small business owner. Without a boss looking over your shoulder, the temptation to procrastinate can be overwhelming. It’s a common human condition: we all like to avoid things that are difficult and uncomfortable, so we put them off for …

Become the Authority. Gaining the Trust of Your Clients

I have recently become fascinated with the possibilities of digital marketing. As a result, I’ve spent a good bit of time researching the different methods and applications available for small business owners to efficiently and effectively market their products on the web. One of these methods is the podcast, which allows businesses (with a relatively small up-front investment) to have …

Education, Education, Education.

I thought that I would title this post in honor of Sidney Chaisson, by using his most familiar quote: “Education, education, education.”  Sidney is one of the venerable inspectors in our industry.  He was the first home inspector licensed in Louisiana (LA LHI# 10001) served as chairman of the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors and an active member of …