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Do Things That Don’t Scale

Digging Your Well in 2022 Let’s get right into it! As the title suggests, it’s time to talk about some business building 101, 201, and 301 level stuff. The main impetus for writing this episode is to talk to my appraiser brethren and sistren, but I’m quite confident there is enough meat in these mindsets…

The Six Ds of a Successful Business

Pay Attention to the Last One! In this episode, as we quite often do on this show, we’re going to talk about business building, and we’re going to lay out 5 levels of business development so you can figure out where yours might be, or said more succinctly, where you might be as the owner…

From Ordinary to Extraordinary

You’ll Be Surprised What it Takes! So good to be back with all of you again this week, my friends! The past week has been a whirlwind of travel, power networking, a little sightseeing, some great food, a little sun and sand, and a little bit of education. I was invited to speak and teach…

Should I Hire A Therapist or a Coach?

The Most Common Questions Asked About Business Coaching If you’ve been a listener of the show since seasons one and two, you’ll remember that we used to do an episode every month or so where I would address a question, or questions from our mail bag. I get emails and private messages every week from…

5 Rules of Wealth Building

Ignore These Rules at Your Own Financial Peril! It’s that time of year again, my friends! It’s time to talk about money management and wealth building. We’re headed into springtime, which is the season of renewal and rebirth, and always feels like the best time to refresh our goals and plans for how we want…

The CEO of You, Inc.

Developing a Boss Mindset! What is the ROI of you? ROI stands for return on investment, and it’s used throughout the business world as a way to peel back the layers of financial decision making to see if what you’re investing your time, your money, your social capital, in essence, your resources on is paying…

3 Tactics of Market Revolutionaries

Playing the Game at Level 10! Last year I recorded an episode called Becoming a Market Revolutionary, where I gave you 6 mindsets of what the great Strategic Coach, Dan Sullivan, calls Game Changers. I went deep on all of them and, as is typical for me, I changed some of them a bit. I’ve…

Your Empowerment Ecosystem

5 Steps to Intentionally Developing a Powerful Peer Group! We’re going to start this episode off with a couple quotes from the great Tony Robbins. If you don’t know who Tony Robbins is, I’m sorry. Just google the name and you’ll instantly know by the teeth, the voice, the size, the late night infomercials, the…

Wisdom Keys for Life and Business

Part 2 Hopefully you have all listened to the last episode where I introduced the first 5 wisdom keys since I may reference some of them in this episode. However, even if you haven’t listened to that one yet, you can still get some value from this episode because wisdom is wisdom and there is…

Wisdom Keys for Life and Business

Part 1 As many of our long time listeners know from prior episodes, I chose a somewhat unique path of study after high school. Instead of going the fairly traditional route of college, degree, job, I chose zen monastery, martial arts immersion, travel, and training. I did university for a bit but, when compared to…

Staying Above the API

Don’t Become a Cog in the Machine! As you well know, we live in an increasingly digital world. You can’t pick up an article or watch a news story these days without some mention about how technology, digitization, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the speed of advancement in those areas is having some kind of…

The Top 5 Traits of Unsuccessful People!

Avoid These At All Costs! I’ve made it a point over the years to talk about success, wealth building, relationship building, the financial health of your business, mindset, the science of success, and a bunch of other topics, almost all of them framed in a positive way. Afterall, one of the best ways to add…

Flipping the Drama Triangle

The Empowerment Dynamic in Action In the last episode, we talked about drama and how it tends to play out in life and business. We talked about a framework called the drama triangle, which is a term coined by Dr. Stephen Karpman back in the 70’s to describe patterns of behavior he’d observed playing out…
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The Drama Triangle

What Roles Are You Playing? Who loves drama? We all love drama! One of the aspects of being human is that we have emotions and those emotions guide and direct us throughout our lives in all the decisions we make in every moment. We all like to believe that we make rational decisions with careful…

Rules For Preachin’

How to Be Your Company’s Best Evangelist I mentioned in the last episode, and I say it in the intro now, that, in addition to running my own appraisal company in Michigan, I’m also the head of community, culture, and coaching, as well as what is called the Chief Evangelist for a company called, True…

The Devil’s Vortex

Where Dreams Go To Die! I don’t want to scare you with this episode, but we’re going to talk about some scary things with the strategy and mindset I’ll be teaching in this one. The strategy, let’s call it a tool, is one that I learned from several of the different coaches I have, and…
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Fall in Love with the Process

How Fear Setting Can Help You Reach Your Goals! Happy New Year my friends, and welcome to 2022! Another revolution around the sun, another year wiser, another year better than you were the year before, and another year to take some chances, make some moves, push some projects forward, and another year to become the…
Reciprocity for appraisers

Hard Wired to Give

The Law of Reciprocity at Work! I’d like to introduce you to a man named Phillip Kunz. You may already know the name because you may have received a Christmas card from him without knowing it. Of course, maybe you won’t remember because it was way back in 1974 when he sent you a Christmas…
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Create Your Own Business Category

Escape the Competition and Own the Market! Let’s start off today’s episode with a quote from author, Seth Godin. Actually, it’s not so much a quote as it is one of his daily blog posts, a blog that he has been putting out a daily post in since 2008. Yes, you heard that correctly. Seth…
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Don’t Just Manage, Lead!

The Top 6 Things Good Leaders Do! We’re going to talk about leadership in this episode so, get ready! It’s one of may favorite topics to talk about because it’s one of my favorite things to study and practice. I don’t believe we can ever end our study and practice of leadership principles if being…
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There’s No Messenger in Your Message!

Why Voice and Video Beat Plain Text If any of you do or have done business with me, you’ll know that I love video. I love it as a medium for delivering content. I love it as a medium for training and coaching people. I love it as a content platform. And I love it…
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Getting to ‘No’ You!

Why Getting Them to Say ‘Yes’ is the Wrong Thing to Do! If you’ve ever been in any kind of sales position, or had any kind of sales training, you will have heard the age old advice that to get your prospects and customers to say yes to your offer or product, you have to…

Ancient Wisdom for the Perfect Business!

The Secrets of Ikigai As many of you know, if you’ve been a member of the Value Syndicate or loyal listener for any period of time, is that much of my life philosophy, much of my business philosophy and practice, any discipline I may have in me, and much of my outlook on things in…
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Remote Culture Schmulture!

Building an Awesome Remote Company Culture! 6 episodes ago, episode 36 of season 5, I recorded a podcast all about building company culture and why it’s so important. I didn’t just ramble about culture though, as usual I gave you 4 definitive reasons why culture is so important in a company, and I also talked…
First principles for appraisers

From the Fruits to the Roots!

Using First Principles Thinking to Create Breakthroughs! You know how much I like to think and ask questions. You know how much I like to make all of you think and ask questions. Two thirds of these episodes are designed specifically to get you to think and ask questions. Ask questions about your life, about…
4 horsemen for appraisers

The Four Horsemen of Bad Management!

Do You Have Any of These Habits? As most of you likely know by now, sometimes on this show we’ll venture outside of the traditional business realm into what seems like a completely unrelated area, only to bring it back and make a connection to your life and business. After all, this is the real…
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7 Questions From The Stoics

Ask These Questions Daily! You know how much I love questions! The better the question, the better the answers and the more insight we can gain on a topic or situation. I can’t even count how many times on this podcast that we’ve talked about good questions and how important they are, because I talk…
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Time is of the Essence!

Respect the Python of Progress Last week we talked about the secrets of some of the best companies and best communicators in the world and the how and why of it all. We talked in the last episode about Steve Jobs, Howard Schultz of Starbucks, John Chambers of Cisco Systems, and how they have been…
Speaking for appraisers

The Beans are Just the Means! Part 1

Secrets of the Greatest Communicators Friends, last week we talked about culture building and how important it is, even as a one- or two-person business, and especially as a competitive advantage and brand differentiator. If you’re still not quite sure about the ‘why’ and importance of killer culture development, listen to that episode over and…
Culture building for appraisers and appraisal companies

Culture Schmulture!

Why Culture Building is Vital! Let’s talk about culture! No, not international culture or regional culture, lets talk a bit about company culture. What it is, why its important, and how to create and influence it. To start, company culture constitutes the value, the ideals, the attitudes, the spirit, and the goals of your company.…
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Take It to the Seventh Level!

So, what the heck is a seventh level business, you might ask! Well, that’s what we’re here to talk about so let’s dig in! A seventh level business is a business that has successful made it through all seven levels of the Real Value Coaching process. Yes, I named my process because I spent a…
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Leadership vs Management

Which One Are You Being Today? Let’s talk about leadership! No, wait, let’s talk about management! No, wait, how about we talk about leadership and management and the differences between the two? A very important topic for everybody listening, and for several reasons. Whether you’re a business owner, or somebody who works for somebody else,…
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Mission Driven

8 Power Moves of Successful Businesses! Let’s talk about power moves! What are they and how do you do them? If you Google the words Power Moves in Business, you’ll get something like half a billion results. I don’t recommend spending too much time on this effort, although there are some interesting perspectives out there…
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The Vital Few

Running a Successful Business in Just 2 Hours Per Day! Let’s get right into this one friends! Time! I talk about it in some way on every show, I thank you for investing that most valuable currency of time each week by listening to this show, and to be completely transparent with you, I think…
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Content is King! – Part 2

Building a Six Figure Business with Content Alright my friends, welcome back to one of my most favorite topics to talk about, and that is building a business using content. This is part two of the series and I’m excited to go over the remaining parts of this process. Before we do though, I want…
Six figure business with content

Content is King!

Building a Six Figure Business with Content! This is one of my favorite topics to talk and teach on and it should be fairly obvious to all of you just why that is, but recast assured, I’m going to tell you why! We’re going to talk about what it is, what it isn’t, why you…
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Master of None!

To Be or Not to Be! To be or not to be, that is the question! The opening lines of act three, scene one of Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. Hamlet is contemplating taking his own life and, so, starts off the scene uttering those words, ‘to be or not, to be: that is the question’. The…
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Rules Are For The Other Guy – Part 2

The Fast Pass of Life and Business! Let’s get right into part to of the series I am calling, ‘rules are for the other guy!’. If you haven’t listened to part one of this series yet, the title and what is to follow may not make complete sense so, as always, I highly recommend you…
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Rules Are For The Other Guy! Part 1

The Fast Pass of Life and Business! As many of you know, because I talk about it all the time, I’m an avid reader, writer, and note taker, and I’ve been gathering thoughts and ideas over the years that have made profound differences in my own life, and I’m pleased to say, in the lives…
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It’s Not Logical! Part 2

Hoping all of you had a safe, healthy, and enjoyable Independence Day holiday. Jolene and I took our dogs about 2 hours north of us into the woods of Baldwin, Michigan to a gorgeous little cottage on the Pere Marquette River for 4 or 5 days of relaxation, boating, nature therapy, and just some time…
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Thinking At Scale!

Doing More and Making More With Less! Let’s talk about an important topic regarding your business, and that topic is growth. I work with business people every day in the coaching academy who are growing their businesses in one way or another and I’ve grown more than a few businesses myself, so I have some…
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It’s Not Logical!

Don’t Make These Mistakes in Thinking! As many of you know, if you’ve been listening to this show for any period of time, I am a big fan of thinking. Well, I mean, who isnt a fan of thinking? We all do it, we all have to do it whether we’d like to or not,…
Appraisers and emotional intelligence-coach Blaine

Thinking In Reverse!

…And The Gyges Effect Emotional intelligence! What does it mean? In 1990, psychologists Peter Salovey and John Mayer published an article on the topic in a psychology journal called Imagination, Cognition, and Personality. The title of their article was simply, “Emotional Intelligence”. In the article they defined emotional intelligence as “the ability to monitor one’s…
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Thinking Inside the Box!

Subtract, Divide, and Multiply Your Way to Profits! Let’s talk this week about boxes! Not just any box though, lets chat about thinking boxes. What are thinking boxes? Thinking boxes are the patterns of thinking we all tend to fall into on any given topic that, on occasion, keep us from seeing things in a…
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How To Think Like A Scientist

…and experiment your way to success! I’ve been in lots of discussions lately about thinking, how we think, why we think what we think, and how we can think better. I’ve been in these conversations more and more, most likely because it’s a fascinating topic for me. From my earliest memories and book choices I…
Coaching advice for appraiser trainees

The Trick to Finding a Mentor is to Not Need One!

Practical Advice For Appraiser Trainees! Unlike many other businesses, the appraisal business still follows the mentorship model, so it requires any new entrants to find a willing mentor to take them under their wing, so to speak, to teach them the ways of the business, as well as the technical aspects of appraising real estate.…
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How to Make $10,000 Per Hour!

As the title suggests, I’m going to teach you with this episode how to earn $10,000 per hour. I’m not being deliberately hyperbolic and Its not some kind of scam. It’s a way of thinking that has never been taught to most people and doesn’t make sense unless or until you hear me out, and…
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The Four Behaviors of the Elite!

I don’t know how many of our listeners remember back in the early days of the podcast, occasionally I would do an episode where we’d pull from the proverbial mail bag and do a whole show just off of a listener’s question on some topic. I miss those days, and the mail hasn’t stopped coming…
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Are You Highly Effective

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Appraisers! In this Real Value Podcast episode, Blaine goes over the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey and gives unique insight and context for each one of the habits. We talk often on this show about habits, how to develop better ones, reduce the bad ones a…
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Are You Even Coachable?

Top Reasons To Hire A Business or Life Coach! As you can probably imagine, being a coaching company, in addition to running an appraisal firm, as well as some other businesses, we get inquiries fairly frequently about our coaching services and those inquiries, most of the time, lead to some kind of phone call or…
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The Science of Giving

Today’s show is on a topic very dear to my heart, and we’ll get right to it so those who are turned off by the very word can skip to the next episode and no time will have been wasted. The topic of today’s show is giving. The word itself conjures up different things for…
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Your Customer Bill Of Rights!

What Will You Never Always Do? As the title suggests, every organization should have a customer service bill of rights as part of the foundational operating principle and guidelines that you run your business on. I already know what many of you are thinking, especially from the appraisers listening to this show. Many are thinking,…

It’s Time to Get Lean – Part 2

We have had some people message us and ask about the bro hug comment that I make every now and then so I want to address it briefly. To clear up some common misconceptions about the classic bro hug and its variants, you can absolutely give a female a bro hug. Just because it’s a…

It’s Time to Get Lean!

The Lean Appraiser! Imagine traveling to a foreign land where everything is new and unknown to you. You are unfamiliar with your surroundings, the plants and animals of that region, the people are different. Everything around you is new and unfamiliar. You’re walking through a densely packed forest and your guide suddenly points off into…
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There’s Gold In Your Crack!

This episode is part personal experience and part valuable lesson. After all, our lives are the sum total of our personal experiences and the thoughts, beliefs, and lessons we choose to cultivate from those experiences. This story and lesson begins in 1992 after I had packed up my life and moved to the north side…

The Science of Success – Part 3

Welcome back to the real value podcast, the podcast about business, life, success; about finding value in anything and everything, and about creating absolutely as much of it as you can with the short time we have. Good morning my friends, my name is Blaine Feyen, founder of The Coaching Academy and your host for…
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The Science of Success – Part 2

Delivering value is what I preach in almost every episode of a podcast with value in the name. I absolutely believe it down to the very core of who I am that it is my job to deliver as much value as I possibly can and with no expectation of anything in return. That’s it.…
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The Science of Success! – Part 1

Not everybody is capable of having a record month. After all, life isn’t all about having record months in your appraisal business, is it? No, I preach in this show all the time about work life balance and even balance in your business. Its not necessarily about just doing more, its about doing more of…
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No Problem, Big Problem!

Have you ever been at a restaurant and asked your server for something and had them respond with the words, ‘no problem’? Have you ever been on a phone call with a company and had the person on the other end of the line say, ‘no problem, I’d be happy to help’? Maybe you use…
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I Guarantee It!

Developing a Strong Guarantee in a Service Business! Guarantees! Ever heard of them? What do they mean to you, as a consumer? If you’re like me, they mean almost everything when it comes to parting with my money for a product or service. In fact, I dare say I cant think of anything that I…
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Put Me In Coach!

Top 10 Reasons To Hire A Business Coach- Part 2 In last week’s episode, I went over the first 5 reasons somebody might consider hiring a coach so, in this episode I’ll wrap up the last 5 of the top 10. As I mentioned in the last episode, there are way more than 10, which…
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Put Me In Coach!

Top 10 Reasons To Hire A Business Coach- Part 1 As I mentioned in the last two episodes, episodes that were essentially recaps of prior episodes with tons of information and exercises to make your life and business better, I mentioned that we hadn’t gone into the mail bag in a while to answer listener…
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Make 2020 Your Year!

If you’ve listened to the episodes we did specifically on how to start a podcast, I talked about one method of creating seasons for your show with a specific number of episodes in each season. That way you don’t have to commit to 52 episodes or even 26 episodes. You can say a season is…
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Year End Recap-2019

What can I say other than, ‘we made it!’, whether you’re listening to this episode on the last day of 2019 or the first few days or weeks of 2020, you made it through the 20-teens decade and on to a whole new decade. Of course, the end of the one year and beginning of…
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Don’t Be A Fancy Victim!

I don’t now about you, my friends, or how your 2019 turned out, but I am happy to share with all of you that my 2019 turned out as expected, and better than planned. By that I mean that we expected the successes we had this year because we do goal setting, vision planning, and…
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Unearthing Your Why!

In my opinion, we live in one of the greatest times there has ever been in the history of mankind. I have shared my beliefs in that regard on this show before and I don’t hide that. I am not blind to injustice, environmental issues, crime, suffering, or any of the bad stuff that exist…
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Do You Have A Slither?

In this episode I’d like to introduce you to a man named Josh Linkner. Josh is the CEO of a company named HelloWorld, formerly called ePrize, which is a marketing company that creates and manages digital promotions and loyalty programs for some of the worlds largest and best known companies and brands. They create little…
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Blaine’s Wager

What’s the cost of making the wrong choice? If you’re a philosophical person, or a deeply religious person, you may have heard of a man named Blaise Pascal. Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician and physicist living in the 1600’s who became something of a hero in the world of probability science. He’s also well…
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The Ultimate Customer Experience!

It is no secret that I am a huge proponent of being of service to others, especially in our businesses. Of course, there is a time and a place to be of service to others for no other reason than simply to serve. But in our businesses, it is my belief that we should always…
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The Myth Of Multi-Tasking

So as I was writing this episode, I was also answering emails, writing down some other ideas in my bullet journal, taking the occasional phone call, responding to texts, and letting  Zero outside to do his thing. I’m a multi-tasker and I think I’m pretty good at it. I can do all those things and…
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It’s The Little Things

Good morning my friends and welcome to the Real Value Podcast Diamond Mining series. My name is Blaine and I’m honored to be bringing you this series of short stories, anecdotes, personal experiences, and valuable lessons from a variety of speakers, coaches, authors, and teachers from around the globe. If you’d like to listen to…
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So You Wanna Start A Podcast – Part 2

Just as a very brief recap, in the last episode we talked about the importance of having a clear ‘why’ for your show, along with a fairly clear who, as in who will your show be for. Then we talked about the what and the how of developing your content, whether or not you’ll have…
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So You Wanna Start A Podcast – Part 1

This episode is not about how to create your best day ever, we can do an episode on that later, but I just wanted to plant that seed and remind every single one of you that having your best day ever is really a matter of perspective and setting a deliberate intention. Instead of making…
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The Five Most Important People In Your Life!

You’ve probably heard the claim that we are the sum total of the 5 people we spend the most time with in life. In fact, I think I’ve said that very thing in one or more of the podcasts. The saying is often attributed to the great Jim Rohn, whom I had the great pleasure…
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What’s Your Shugyo?

As much as I’d love for everyone to think that I just sit down at the mic and start rattling off my thoughts and ideas into what eventually becomes a new episode each week, it simply ain’t so my friends! There’s a lot of work that goes into writing, producing, editing, and disseminating a podcast…
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So You Wanna Be A Mentor – Part 2

You might be listening to this episode 5 years after I’ve recorded it and the weather is completely different. I’m not talking about the weather when I say it’s a beautiful day, I’m talking about a mindset. We don’t let things like the weather determine whether or not our days will be productive, happy, enjoyable,…
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So You Wanna Be A Mentor-Part 1

Life is about expansion and expansion isn’t easy, friendly, or painless. Expansion means stretching and stretching, at least from the human perspective, takes work, commitment, discipline, and an expanded pain tolerance. Your birth was not pain free, you likely just don’t remember it. Imagine going from the warm, quiet, dark, liquid environment of your mother’s…
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Time To Take Your Meds-Part 2

Welcome back to the real value podcast, the podcast about business, life, success; about finding value in anything and everything, and about creating absolutely as much of it as you can with the time we have. Good morning my friends, my name is Blaine Feyen and I am your host for this, and every episode,…
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Time to Take Your Meds-Part 1

Welcome back to the real value podcast, the podcast about business, life, success; about finding value in anything and everything, and about creating absolutely as much of it as you can with the time we have. Good morning my friends, my name is Blaine Feyen and I am your host for this, and every episode,…
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The 6 Most Important Words in Business!

Welcome back to the real value podcast, the podcast about business, life, success; about finding value in anything and everything, and about creating absolutely as much of it as you can with the time we have. Good morning my friends, my name is Blaine Feyen and I am your host for this, and every episode,…
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How Are You Showing Up?

Welcome back to the real value podcast, the podcast about business, life, success; about finding value in anything and everything, and about creating absolutely as much of it as you can with the time we have. If you’d like to listen to the podcast version of this blog, just click here to be taken to…
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Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty

I say it at the end of the show but I want to just say thank you for taking time out of your busy day to spend a little time with me each week. I really value your time and appreciate you investing some of it with me and I will do my best to…

Trouble At The Border

In this episode, Blaine talks about the inevitable struggles that occur anytime we try to bring our ideas, goals, and intentions from that world into the real world of physical things. Many people give up on their hopes, dreams, and goals because of the difficulty almost always encountered at this proverbial ‘border’. www.coachblaine.com  

How You Do Money…

In this episode, Blaine makes the connection between how we think, feel, and behave with our finances and how it relates to all other areas of our life! Learn how our beliefs about money affect all other areas of our lives without using knowing it.  www.CoachBlaine.com

It’s About The Equity, Stupid!

In this episode, Blaine talks about the difference between income and equity in your business. Equity is the value that is built in the shadows based on your service, your communication, and the perception your clients and customers have about your brand. 

5 Leadership Lessons From Simon Sinek

In this episode, Blaine talk about the 5 leadership lessons discussed in a video of author, Simon Sinek, titled 5 Rules to Follow As You Find Your Spark. Blaine recounts the stories and gives his take on each of the lessons Sinek reveals through his stories.  www.CoachBlaine.com

5 Leadership Lessons From Simon Sinek

In this episode, Blaine talk about the 5 leadership lessons discussed in a video of author, Simon Sinek, titled 5 Rules to Follow As You Find Your Spark. Blaine recounts the stories and gives his take on each of the lessons Sinek reveals through his stories.  www.CoachBlaine.com

Become A Market Revolutionary!

In this episode, Blaine goes over the 5 main mindsets of game changing market revolutionaries. Market revolutionaries are people like Steve Jobs of Apple, Reed Hasting of Netflix, and the founders of Uber and Tesla. Game changers and market revolutionaries are people who think differently about their businesses and their markets. The think in ways…
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Kaizen-Continuous Improvement in Your Appraisal Business

Welcome back to the real value blog, the blog about real estate, appraisal, life, success, and well… how they all fit together. Hello my friends, my name is Blaine Feyen and I am your host for this and every real value podcast and I am so excited to be hanging again with my tribe of…

Eliminate To Mulitply

In this episode, Blaine introduces the E2M method of time and life management. E2M stands for Eliminate to Multiply and is a simple method of categorizing all of the activities in your life and business that need to be eliminated, delegated, and automated so that you can mover ever closer to spending most of your…

Who Not How!

In this episode Blaine explains how most of us are trained through the education system as we grow up. Most of us were never taught how to get something done and were, instead, taught how to do things. However, one of the most important skills as an entrepreneur growing an appraisal business is to find…

Its Not Your Baby!

In this episode, Blaine shares a story he read from Darren Hardy about how vital it is to figure out your ‘why’. Until you figure out why you need, want, absolutely have to accomplish something, you’ll always be struggling. Figure out your why and life moves in that direction. 

Who Needs You?

In this episode, Blaine asks one of the most important questions on your road to figuring out what your life’s mission is. Of all the important questions we ask on a daily basis, asking the question, “who needs me?”, is one of the most important to help you get clarity and direction on your life…

Searching For The Third Third!

In this episode, Blaine introduces the rules for high quality brainstorming as developed by the founder of the term ‘brainstorming’ in 1941, Alex Osborn. Brainstorming is one of the best ways to create magic and come up with potential life and business changing ideas through creative thinking. The goal is quantity of ideas with no…

How To Make $10,000 Per Hour!

In this episode, national business and life success coach, Blaine Feyen, explains why most people never get past earning a certain dollar amount and the errors in thinking about dollars per hour. Blaine teaches the listener how to shift your thinking from dollars per hour to dollars per minute, along with a whole new way…

What’s Your Return On Relationship?

In this episode, Blaine talks about the different KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) and metrics most appraisal businesses use to track and measure their business, and then introduces a new concept called ‘Return on Relationship’. ROR is a long term strategy of building relationships for profitability, fun, and long term growth. 

The Perfect Procrastinator – Part 2

Picking up where Blaine left off in last week’s episode, Blaine offers several mindset shifts for those who tend to procrastinate starting things because of their perfectionism. 

The Perfect Procrastinator- Part 1

In this episode, Blaine goes over 11 signs that you might be a perfectionist and that you might be using that perfectionism to keep you from starting things. Not everybody is a perfectionist but may still find themselves relating to some of these 11 personality traits and how they are killing their progress! 

The Best Interview Questions You’ve Never Asked! Part 2

In this episode, the second in the Best Interview Questions series, Blaine goes over the next 10 interview questions that you’ve likely never asked in an interview. Take good notes on these! If you want the PDF ‘cheat sheet’ with all 30 (the main 20 plus 10 bonus questions and podcast), you can go to…

The Best Interview Questions You’ve Never Asked!

In this episode, Blaine reveals the first 10 interview questions that you’ve probably never asked. These are very detailed and strategically developed questions that will give you immense insight into how your prospective new employee thinks and behaves in certain circumstances, and whether or not they are right for your business.