Explore Armonk, NY

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 22
What would 4th of July have been without our annual backyard BBQ with friends?  This year presented a challenge.  We usually host at our house but we were concerned about being able to social distance.Our deck is long but narrow and the lawn behind it drops off into the woods.  There are 4 couple...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 18
I have been on a new Zoom Tuesday but it is not on Active Rain.  We have a great Italian Restaurant near us in Armonk.  During the shutdown in addition to delivery the owner Chef Christian Petroni starting cooking demos.  By the way, Christian is also a winner in 2018 of Food Network Star.Here is...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 29
I needed to go out today to get a prescription filled.  After I left the pharmacy I went around the corner to our local Decicco's Supermarket.  It is a great local store with top quality fresh meat, poultry, fish, and produce.  Oh and I can usually jump in get what I need and jump out. Not TodayA...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 51
This post has been inspired by three of our friends in Active Rain.  First, Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 commented on my post that it would be great to share my uses for Zoom in our businesses (and personal life, for that matter).  I thought that was a great idea and planned to do it.Toda...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 23
I have a choice of writing about one of two communities for this contest. I love them both.  However, I have much more to write about our home for 32 years - Armonk, NY  10504, in the Town of North Castle.We were attracted to this community for the same reason many are attracted today.  Armonk is...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 55
I have been blogging on Active Rain since 2011.  Today, I want to show my gratitude today to the Active Rain community.  I was encouraged to join by Debbie Gartner .   Although I was not in the Real Estate business she told me about this great thing called blogging.  As a coach consultant she kne...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 25
Today we received a blanket of snow in Armonk.  Snow looks great but wouldn't be nice if it weren't on the roads.  Take a look!The roof tops of the shops in Armonk Town Square have a nice cover of snow.The trees have a nice clean coat of white snow.Have a great Day!

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 33
I am sure that everyone knows the song, Frosty the Snowman. "Frosty the Snowman” was written by Steve Nelson, who had just bought land in Armonk, NY and by Jack Rollins, a then-resident of  nearby White Plains, NY.Every year for the last 10 years there has been a Frosty parade in Armonk.  It happ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 47
In your real estate brokerage or any other organization you need management and leadership. While management organizes and controls, leadership charts the way, innovates, and inspires the organization to new heights.  As a leader your role is to navigate your organization or your team through the...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 45
Just like the song I started off all alone but I am grateful for all of the friends that I have acquired along the way.  Before I was married more than 41 years I had friends but my dear wife multiplied the friends we have many times over.  I am so fortunate that my wife is such giver and a loved...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 39
According to records Halloween is one of the biggest holidays for commerce. Yes, trick or treating has become big business.Christmas is the biggest holiday for commerce.  It includes all of the house decorations.  But did you know that some areas go all out for Halloween.Here in Armonk we have tw...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 23
This is a fun challenge for me to show off my home town.  Actually I have two of them but I will start with my home town for the last 31 years, Armonk, NY  10504.We have fun in Armonk all year--Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.  Just three weeks ago the Lions Club hosted our Annual Fol de Rol.  T...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 41
Would you like to reach your true potential? Then do something that may sound counterproductive. Stop worrying about your weaknesses. Although it is foolish to try to improve your weakness you have been told the opposite since you were in grade school. Even if you attempt correct your weaknesses ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 31
Halloween is upon us again.  Did you know that this holiday is commercially as big as Christmas.  The evidence is all of our neighborhoods.  I sneaked out tonight just to take pictures.  These streets really are lit up like Christmas.Come tomorrow night it will look like this.  Have a safe and Ha...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 36
When I facilitate leadership development groups I always start by asking what makes a good leader. Some feel that there are traits that make good leaders. But when I speak with my Westchester County NY business leaders about traits that make a good leader no one can agree. The only trait that is ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 53
Why did you decide to get into real estate sales?  I suspect that many of you wanted to have more control over your own destiny.  That is to say that you wanted more out of life.  At the time they made the decision had they should have decided what they would be willing to sacrifice--what risks t...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 18
This is Memorial Day weekend.  People see this as the beginning of summer and many have back yard barbecues. On a more somber note we should pause to remember our fallen soldiers.  Many towns around the country will be commemorating and having parades and services on Monday which is the observed ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 31
Goal achievement is the most important key to achieving your dreams. The most successful people are the ones who have specific, written goals. Unfortunately, there are many people without written goals. If you were to ask them why they are likely to respond that they have them in their head. But ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 50
Are you laser focused or are you a multi-tasker? Being a multi-tasker in running your business may create problems.  However, if you stay focused and stay sharp on the things necessary to grow and change you will achieve the best results. Sometimes we get lazy and in a rut. We stop seeing the big...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 29
If you want the best real estate team you can have you know that you will have to do some training and development.  It certainly is a rapidly changing landscape.  On the other hand competition requires that we may have to do more with less.  That is certainly a good thing if we learn to work sma...

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