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Rebuild with Kindness

What an incredible year 2020 has been. I know many of you have confided in me about your personal struggles and how Covid has affected your business and your life.  You have been forced to learn many new skills this year including how to zoom while juggling kids at home and barking dogs.  (Personally, I […]

Ask Denise: Holiday Cookies

Q: “Denise, I am thinking about making cookies for my clients and delivering them in custom-branded bags for the holidays. What do you think?” A: I LOVE the idea of a gift for your clients in custom-branded bags. However, because of COVID concerns, I would advise that you buy cookies that are pre-packaged and then […]

Stay Focused on the Facts (Not Politics)

I have to weigh in on what’s going on with the election. Probably by the time you read this, we will know who the President will be. But right now, I have clients that are panicking about how the election uncertainty is going to affect them. I want to remind them and you that life […]

To My Wonderful Clients

Hi Everyone. Today’s zebra report is dedicated to all my special clients, who have survived and thrived through Covid so far. I just want everyone to know how blessed I am to have you in my life. I am so proud of each of you, for the challenges you have faced this year. I had […]

Be Still and Enjoy the Holiday

Hi, everyone. I just want to wish everyone a fantastic Fourth of July.I don’t really want to talk about the real estate industry this week, but I do want to talk about how important it is for anyone in business, real estate agents or any professional, to just take time to be still. Enjoy the […]

Guess What I’m Doing This Saturday Night? Join me!

Hi everybody, and welcome to this week’s episode of the Zebra Report. I’ve been so fortunate over the years to have incredible people, clients, and associates in my life that give back. I just want to thank everybody out there doing good things. With what’s going on in the world right now, taking a little […]

Lessons from the Racetrack

Some of my fondest childhood memories were at the racetrack. Yes, that is correct, I said the racetrack.  The photo above was taken only a month ago by my sister Debbie at my favorite childhood racetrack. Let me explain. My father was a restaurant owner and many of his patrons were the trainers and jockeys […]

The Power of Being Still

There is no doubt we are in unprecedented times. For most of us, this creates a heightened degree of stress and uncertainty.  Over a third of the country has been asked to stay home and our once booming economy has come screeching to a halt.  When can any of us remember being told by the […]

King County Assessor, John Wilson – Strong Leader, Innovative Ideas, Powerful Voice  

I am not one to actively search for speakers about government policy as quite frankly I think they can be a little dry and often too focused on what is in their best interest politically.  So, when I first heard about some innovative things that the Washington State King County Assessor’s office was doing, I […]

The Power of a Strong Brand

I must admit that I am a bit of a brand snob. I have my favorites and I’m fairly loyal to those favorites. Note that I did not say that I am completely loyal because there have been times when a good deal or a lower price enticed me to try another brand. A great […]

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