Just Give Me a Second

Marketing. It’s one of the most stressful words in a small business owner’s vocabulary. Marketing can be overwhelming. It can be expensive. It can be frustrating. It can push you to the edge of a nervous breakdown. Most importantly, marketing can mean the difference between running a successful business and running yourself into the ground. No pressure here. No pressure …

It Was an Accident – Part 4

There are no mistakes, only happy accidents. Bob Ross Our lives are filled with things that happen when we’re not expecting it; accidents we call them. So, why should our jobs be any different? We’re all going to have accidents when we’re inspecting houses. It’s inevitable that, one way or another, we’re going to be held responsible for things that …

It Was an Accident – Part 2

Note: This article is part 2 of a series. Click here to read part 1. So, it’s finally happened. We tried to be as careful as we could be, but it still happened. After all this time, we’ve finally joined all those other careless home inspectors in the “I broke something” club. Accidents happen, and they happen to all of …

Everything I Learned

There’s nothing like a relaxing vacation to get you back in the mood for returning to the daily grind. Unfortunately, my recent vacation was anything but relaxing, as my family talked me into traveling to the theme parks in Orlando Florida. After spending a “relaxing” week waiting in lines and paying exorbitant prices for mediocre food, I was more than …