Category: George’s Update

27 Mar

George’s Update | Practice

“The getting ready, the rehearsal, is better than the show.” – David Lee Roth “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” – Gandhi “We’re talking about practice!” – Allen Iverson “A day you do something can never be taken from you, but a day you do nothing, you can never get

24 Jan

George’s Update | The Ultimate Reality Show

“A strong team can take any crazy vision and turn it into a reality” – John Carmack “I look for a good story. Usually the best stories are the ones that are unbelievably true.” – Dennis Quaid “My creative juices are always flowing from a river of reality.” – George H. Stablein Jr. I have

26 Dec

George’s Update | Get Smart

“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.” – Leonardo de Vinci “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi “George, don’t be an idiot.” – Alice Stablein , George’s Grandmother In reviewing our 2018, all the indicators to demonstrate “winning” we at FNTI

26 Nov

George’s Update | All In

Happy Belated Thanksgiving! I hope all of you enjoyed whatever it is that makes you happy and allowed you to reflect on all the things for which you are thankful. During this time of year, you can have your turkey, family squabbles, football, more football, and more turkey,  but for me this is the time

23 Mar

George’s Updates | “You Got a Friend”

First things first…no more daylight saving time! Now that I got that out of the way, let’s talk about what we want to become in your lives—a friend. Looking at our remittances (which are again on another record pace), it is interesting to see that the closer our relationship is with an agent, the greater

19 Jan

George’s Updates | The Last Dance…

Happy 2018! As says Chris said in his Blog, 2017 was a record year for FNTI and that is only because of you, our agents. I took a break from blogging the past two months, because I had nothing to say. (By the lack of response to my absence, I was not missed!) Last night

20 Oct

George’s Updates | Fall

“Summer has come and passed the innocent can never last, wake me up when September ends.” – Green Day “We can still find a way ‘Cause nothin’ last forever, Even cold November rain.” – Guns N Roses The month between the months mentioned in songs between my youngest (Green Day) and my (GNR) favorite bands

21 Aug

George’s Updates | Random Acts of Awesomeness

Happy August! With summer winding down and the kids heading back to school, it’s time to recharge the batteries and hit fall with a fury. We at FNTI start each day with a plan, but often it doesn’t end up the way we envisioned it.  I know that this is probably also true with our

21 Jul

George’s Updates | Enthusiasm

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “Enthusiasm is a bubble that should never be burst.” – George Howard Stablein While the above statements come from two scholars from differing levels of notoriety, the overriding theory is this:   If you do not like and thus are not enthusiastic of what you do; you