From the monthly archives:

January 2009

Seth Godin & Stephen R. Covey Audiobooks for FREE!

by D. Patrick Lewis on January 27, 2009 · 4 comments

That’s right, is allowing free downloads of two of the best selling books that every business person should read. The first is Seth Godin’s Tribes which is a great book about leadership in today’s world and will give you a different perspective on how to lead in today’s workplace and increasingly competitive world and [...]


Mini Sales Boom in Phoenix – Can you feel it?

by D. Patrick Lewis on January 21, 2009 · 1 comment

I know this will be hard for some to believe but there is evidence that Phoenix is experiencing a mini sales boom. In January 2008 there were 2,912 homes sold and last month, December 2008, there were 5,514 homes sold, that means a 90% increase in homes sold in 2008.  FYI, last month wasn’t the [...]

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Around Scottdale: Penzey’s Spices

by D. Patrick Lewis on January 14, 2009 · 7 comments

For Christmas this year I received a gift card from my wife to a fantastic store in Scottsdale called Penzey’s Spices located at 3310 North Hayden Road.  I wasn’t sure what to expect but boy, was I pleasantly surprised when I walked in to the store.  Penzey’s has a large selection of jarred herbs and [...]


Seriously, there are more than you think. I was surprised myself when I ran a search for homes under $250,000 in Scottsdale and came up with 434. That number does include single family, patio and town homes in Scottsdale and does not include condominiums/apartment style homes. The news gets even better. According to my amortization [...]