The Listen Books by Joe Gwerder

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Considering Solar?

At first glance you might think that the reasons you may or may not acquire solar for your home or business should be obvious and easy to determine. In my experiences within this industry I have found that a great number of you make your choice(s) based on first impressions. After all, it is said… Read the full article…

Wanting to Belong

In this article I will talk about a basic human desire in association with a current trend in the American business world. I have said many times that the human being is a “herd” creature. In general, each of us wants to belong…. We all search for ways to fit in; to be accepted; to… Read the full article…

Solar Leasing Heading For Trouble

For the past 10-15 years, the collective experiences of this country’s people has been nothing short of constant change – severe change! A synthetic “boom” was created. People had plenty of work, lots of money, big houses, cars, boats etc.. Then the rug was pulled out from under them. That “adjustable rate mortgage” they signed… Read the full article…

Solar on Your Roof? Fire Insurance Still Good?

Do you have, or are you planning on putting solar on your roof? If so, I have two very important questions for you. First, when was it or when will it be installed and second, was or will the proper installation methods be used? If you are among the majority of people who count on… Read the full article…

Unforeseen By-Products

Have you ever been directly involved in something that provided you a tremendous satisfaction while at the same time caused you significant turmoil? Most of us have experienced such times in our life, although I believe that many of these types of occurrences are somewhat mild overall. In this discussion however, I am referring to… Read the full article…

“Guarantee”

According to Webster’s Encyclopedic Dictionary, a common list of definitions for “guarantee” is as follows: a promise or assurance; something that assures a particular outcome or condition; to secure as by giving or taking security. Then, just for fun, I looked up “assurance”. Again, according to Webster’s, the primary definition is: a positive declaration intended… Read the full article…

Scary Comparison

If you were an adult and involved in the workforce ten years ago in the U.S., you were likely affected in some way by that historical housing market. Think back to 2005. Can you remember the buying frenzy that seemed to have no limit or show any signs of ending? If you were even partially… Read the full article…

Book Two: Listen Out Loud

Listen Out Loud is book two in the “Listen” series. This book continues to look at a wide variety of common life occurrences that impact many of us individually and all of us collectively. With the same format as found in book one, the chapters are short and easy to read. Although I am focusing… Read the full article…

Personal Insecurities Can Affect Others

The following list of statements is taken from page 79 in “Listen Without Your Ears” “Larger is the man who lifts others, than one who competes to mask his own insecurities.” “The Golden Rule: Treat others as you demand to be treated by others” “Honesty begins in the mirror” “Reputations are earned, not demanded.” “Integrity:Personal… Read the full article…

Why This Book?

If we must categorize this book, then it would be classified in several ways. It will be spiritual. It could be labeled”self-help”. It will have personal meaning. We will also go into business relationships. So with all these different arenas, what makes me qualified to talk about them? Good question. This may be where some… Read the full article…

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