Recent Articles by Chris Nichols

Thumbnail Complacency Kills

Complacency Kills

Growing up, I wanted more than anything to be a fighter jet pilot in the U.S. Air Force. Sadly that dream didn’t come true; apparently, I didn’t eat enough carrots growing up. I put my heart and soul into this ......
By Chris Nichols | Thursday, May 10, 2012
Thumbnail The Pie is Big Enough For All of Us

The Pie is Big Enough For All of Us

This last week was an interesting week for me. I was promoted to branch broker of our second-largest office. Sounds good on the surface, but dig a little deeper and it has actually been a challenging opportunity. I am filling ......
By Chris Nichols | Monday, April 9, 2012
Thumbnail Knock it out of the Park: Use Statistics

Knock it out of the Park: Use Statistics

Imagine for a moment that you had $41 million to invest in your real estate business. Now imagine that another agent had $139 million available to compete against you in procuring closed transactions. With more than a 3-to-1 disadvantage, would ......
By Chris Nichols | Monday, March 5, 2012