Category: George’s Update

19 Aug

George’s Update | A Love Letter

“Writer’s block—a  phrase that creates literary paralysis to all authors, and one I had until the last three days I spent in one of my two favorite towns—El Paso, Texas.  (My hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona is the other.) Following the shootings on August 3, 2019, the citizens of El Paso had a huge part of

25 Jun

George’s Update | Summer of our Content

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” –Sam Keen “Summer, summertime. Time to sit back and unwind.” –DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince “I propose to fight out of this if it takes all summer.” – Ulysses S. Grant “The harder the summer; the better the winter.” – G Title and the Disciples of

23 May

George’s Update | Howdy Friend

“As social animals, we need friends and what attracts them is trust.” – Dalai Lama “People do business with those they know, like, and trust.”-First National Title Insurance Company “We try to take a person from customer to partner to friend.” – George Howard Stablein Esq. As the captain of our sales force, I am

24 Apr

George’s Update | I

“There is no ‘I’ in team.” Anyone who coached youth sports knows this phrase.  It goes on to say, “There are only ‘us and we.’” Heard by G.H Stablein Esq. J.D. at a bar at Arizona State University Calvin Coolidge, our 30th president, made 22 speeches during his presidency. Those speeches created 52,094 words. In

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