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A Mentor’s Questions

–  What do you want? To become, to achieve? How will you know when you reach your goals? How will you be or feel different?…

You Can’t Make Money by Going Broke—if it ain’t accretive to earnings, why do it?

It may sound silly but it is true and we all know it: You can’t make money by going broke. Yet what we say we…

Rationalize = Rational Lies

Often our attempts to explain or analyze a failure to reach a goal devolve into rationalizations. And often those rationalizations are nothing but rational lies…

Rationalize = Rational Lies

Often our attempts to explain or analyze a failure to reach a goal devolve into rationalizations. And often those rationalizations are nothing but rational lies…

What DIDN’T you do?

Often when a project goes awry or a deadline is not met, I am regaled with long explanations of all the things that were done…

What Didn’t You Do?

Often when a project goes awry or a deadline is not met, I am regaled with long explanations of all the things that were done…

The Opposite of Love

The opposite of love is not hate but indifference. Of no importance, concern, or interest. Not caring, not willing to make an effort. Love is…

TCC Culture: Entrepreneurship Defined (and Embraced!)

At The Collier Companies, we value entrepreneurship. Initiative, innovation, creativity, resourcefulness: these all are core to our company culture, a deep part of who we…

Use Your “I & R”

Use your “I & R,” your initiative and resourcefulness.* Initiative: An introductory step or movement; an act which originates or begins. Resourcefulness: Able to meet…

Use Your “I & R”

Use your “I & R,” your “Initiative and Resourcefulness.”* Initiative: An introductory step or movement; an act which originates or begins. Resourcefulness: Able to meet…

Whatever it takes

What defines a successful organization? There are lots of answers to that query and bookshelves groan with treatises addressing the question. One solid reply is…

Are You a Tigger or an Eeyore?

Eeyore, of course, is the Winnie the Pooh character who is chronically pessimistic, melancholic, and dismally gloomy. Heck, Eeyore could give depression a bad name.…

Kill Your Television!

One of the great blessings of my childhood is that we did not have a TV set until I was in the 8th grade. Yes,…

What would you tell your 30 year old self today?

Morning Mr. Collier; I hope all is well with you. When you get a moment would you mind answering a question? What would you tell…

Choosing Your Reality

There is a story about a man piloting a small boat in an early morning deep fog on a large lake nestled in the forests…

Impossible is Only in Your Mind

To think a thing impossible is to make it so. On a recent November weekend, four Top 10 football teams fell to underdogs, 2 of…

Less Stress, More Success

Stress is not an event but rather a learned, perhaps even a chosen, reaction to an event. Or even just its possibility. Telling a person…

Communication and Customer Service

A friend of mine went to the local mall recently and in order to get into the building, she had to make her way through…

We do these things because…

We do these things because they are the right thing to do. And because we know no other way. I am obsessive about neat and…

Ask! They Won’t Always Tell You What You Want To Know

We are continually re-learning the lessons of life, even the small everyday ones. I pride myself on being an entrepreneur, someone who always finds a…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions

1. What do you think separated you from your fellow investor colleagues and friends in terms of your exponential growth and success? I created an organization;…

Big Rocks

Big rocks is a time management technique of always scheduling the most important things first. Big rocks are the things that absolutely must happen, the…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part III)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope everything is going well with you. Would you mind answering the below questions? When looking at purchasing a property what…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part IV)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope everything is going well with you. Would you mind answering the below questions? Do you approach each real estate asset…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part V)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope everything is going well with you. Would you mind answering the below questions? What is your definition of “street smarts”?…