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How one billionaire - and America's housing market - came back from the brink

On a recent sunny Friday morning, Jorge Perez, the ruling magnate of Miami real estate, strode into the living room of his waterfront home and settled into an overstuffed chair with a view of Biscayne Bay. A small, fluffy white dog named Samson jumped into his lap.<p>The developer was in casual mode – …

Skipping A Realtor Might Be The Biggest Mistake A Real Estate Investor Could Make

Not hiring a realtor.<p>Yes, they can be a big expense, but a realtor can be an invaluable asset when scoping out properties that you plan on investing a lot of money into.<p>Reyna Gobel, of InvestingAnswers, lays out the pros: "For a percentage of the purchase price, they'll negotiate, help you pick a …

Real Estate

Measuring without measuring | Seth's Blog

As an organization grows and industrializes, it's tempting to simplify things for the troops. Find a goal, make it a number and measure it until it …

Hoarding information | Seth's Blog

If your project or organization depends on knowing things that other people don't know (but could find out if they wanted to), your days are probably …

Every day is an investment | Seth's Blog

You're not lucky to have this job, they're lucky to have you.<br>Every day, you invest a little bit of yourself into your work, and one of the biggest …

Seth Godin: Exposure Can Be Better Than Money

“I can’t teach you about the tactics and mechanics about the work that you do,” the author and entrepreneur recently told a rapt crowd, “but I can talk to you about the leverage that’s available to you.”<p>At the beginning of his recent CreativeMornings talk, Seth Godin peppered the crowd with …

Notes from Seth Godin's Revolution Conference

Tom Morkes is a West Point grad and Iraq War veteran turned author, entrepreneur, and publisher. He is the author of "The Art of Instigating," "The …

Iraq Veterans

Self service requires information, which requires design | Seth's Blog

Consider travel as an example:<p>If you've arranged the flights on the monitor in order of flight time, not destination, requiring me to stop and take …

Godin to authors: You have no right to make money any more

Thanks to the rise self-publishing tools, from Amazon’s Kindle platform to Apple’s iAuthor software, anyone who wants to write a book can do so and …

Seth Godin: Why Small Businesses Fail

The famous marketing expert explains how small businesses can hone their market efforts.<p><i>A few months ago, I traded emails with best-selling author Seth Godin on the subject of marketing inside small businesses. The more I read over the interview, the more I realize that his advice is priceless.</i> …

Marketing Wizard Seth Godin on Success and Inspiration

This story appears in the February 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Seth Godin has one of the most-loved marketing blogs on the internet, has penned more than a dozen bestselling books and launched a social site that attracts more than 50 million viewers per month. Yet he makes little effort …

Self-improvement

SETH GODIN: 'Everything That Michael Dell Did, Do the Opposite'

But bestselling author Seth Godin says this is no longer the case.<p>In his new book <i>The Icarus Deception</i>, Godin says success today requires being creative, genuinely connecting with people and moving outside your comfort zone. In other words, taking an entrepreneurial approach is now the "safest" …

Michael Dell

Transforming the Book Industry: How Seth Godin is Poking the Box

Shares 2K<p>I recently interviewed Seth Godin, author of the new book <i>Poke the Box</i>. Seth has written more than a dozen other books, many of them focused …

SETH GODIN: If You're An Average Worker, You're Going Straight To The Bottom

Unfortunately, most people aren't adapting fast enough to this change in the workplace, says marketing guru Seth Godin in an interview with the Canadian talk show "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight" (via Pragmatic Capitalism).<p>According to the founder of Squidoo.com and author of 13 books, the …

Seth Godin

The Art Of The Interview: Dick Cavett On How To Elevate A Q&A

By Joe Berkowitz6 minute Read<p>There are talk show hosts, and then there’s Dick Cavett.<p>The current late show landscape is generously stocked with …

Comedy

Bag of clothes prompts bomb squad investigation at Winter Park bank

<b>WINTER PARK, Fla.</b> - A bomb squad was called to a Winter Park bank on Monday morning because of two suspicious packages, which ended up being clothes …

Luxury Homes in South Florida are Hot

South Florida’s housing market continues to gain solid grounding in terms of home valuation, and the luxury sector is leading the growth with …

Some Parkland students have taken their movement national

The March For Our Lives movement, which was started by student survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, has grown to a …

High School