The Good, The Bad & the Ugly Fat

While all “natural” fats have their role in maintaining your health, the ratio of Omega-3 vs Omega-6 fat intake is critical to combating the inflammation and arterial plaque that can lead to heart disease. There are over 610,000 deaths per year from heart disease and stroke is the third leading…

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True Love vs. Romantic Love

There is a difference between experiencing love for a partner and being “in love”. Rachelle Mand, psychologist, explained the difference in her recent 10 minute presentation at the Riviera Village Leads Club. True love is the product of experience and time. Over time, one comes to know the true personality…

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Divorce Is Not For Amateurs

“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.”- Red Adair Maybe divorce is not as dangerous as fighting oil well fires, but it can be as expensive if you do not get the right help. Anh Nguyen related a…

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Checklists Are Key To Successful Landlords

Besides selling houses, Realtor Carlene Delight has been a successful landlord for decades. Income property can be be a lucrative business. But like any business, the key to profitability is to consistently follow the proven path to success. Carlene described how the best hospitals compile detailed checklists for surgical procedures…

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Meeting Update – August 16, 2016

Riviera Village Leads Club Speaker Schedule The lunch fees for August are $80. Please pay promptly. Also, please make sure that you are up to date on your MEMBERSHIP DUES to Leads Club.  Make payments at http://www.leadsclub.com/membership/payment-options/ or call Patty Trejo, Chapter Advisor (800-783-3761). Speakers schedule for Tuesday, August 16th: Anh Nguyen…

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Worker’s Comp Essential for Employers

Insurance agent Bernhard Hoehle presented a talk on Workman’s Compensation. This insurance is a must-have for almost any employer – even with only one employee. There are certain exceptions. For example, coverage for sole owners and direct family members is optional. Occasional domestic workers in the home may be covered…

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Dentist Treats Patients Like Eggs

Jerry Bottomley presented his dental practice’s vision of high-touch patient care. He compares his patients as eggs that must be carefully handled throughout the patient-practice interaction. Any slip-up in the process from initial call to follow-up has the potential to break the client’s confidence and trust, resulting in a poor…

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Meeting Update – August 2, 2016

Riviera Village Leads Club Speaker Schedule The lunch fees for July are $64. Please pay promptly. Also, please make sure that you are up to date on your MEMBERSHIP DUES to Leads Club.  Make payments at http://www.leadsclub.com/membership/payment-options/ or call Patty Trejo, Chapter Advisor (800-783-3761). Speaker schedule for Tuesday, August 2nd: Jerry Bottomley…

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Meeting Update – Control Your Sprinklers From Your Cellphone

Ken Nagao (Landscape Maintenance) talked about the Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller. This $250 device replaces your existing controller and allows you to set, schedule and monitor your sprinklers from your cell phone. It also integrates with home automation systems such as Nest, Amazon Alexa, IFTTT, Wink, etc. The controller accesses…

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Meeting Update – How to Get a Mortgage

Andre Hemmersbach (Mortgage Broker) presented his process for getting a loan for his clients. This involves a lengthy interview to determine the client’s goals (buy, refinance, cash out, invest, etc.) and the client’s 4 C’s – Cash, Capacity, Credit, Collateral. These 4 C’s determine the amount of money your can…

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