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Whether you are interacting online, by mail, or in person the words you choose are important. Equally important is the way you use them. Snap judgements will be made about you based on spelling, grammar, and context. Now, I know that many of you are thinking “oh great here comes the spelling police…” So I’m […]Continue reading
I thought I would do a quick post this week just detailing some of the places on the internet that I frequently visit. I also felt that it would be a nice thing to give credit to these sources, as they often give me inspiration for the blogs I post here. So without further ado, […]Continue reading
There are so many lease provisions that can be thrown into an agreement that often times the meanings can become skewed. More often than not, they can even mean different things to different people. It’s important to communicate with the other party to determine the intent, and ensure that the language conveys the intent of […]Continue reading
You often hear landmen talking about the AAPL (American Association of Professional Landmen), but it’s not as often that you hear about the IRWA (International Right of Way Association). In fact, it’s fairly common to meet right of way agents who aren’t familiar with the IRWA. I think it is a good organization, and that […]Continue reading
One of the complaints I commonly hear is that newer landmen aren’t getting the diverse training that is necessary for them to be successful over the long term. The concept of ‘specializing’ is turning into having a landman with 5 years of experience who has only bought leases or only run title from disk. Regardless […]Continue reading
I had the opportunity over the last several weeks to review a new publication by John R. Childers and Joe W. Judd. It’s called the Landman Lease and Title Manual and is being sold on Amazon.com. The book description on Amazon is very straightforward: The Landman Lease and Title Manual is designed to impart upon […]Continue reading
A demon that has always been lurking in the corner in our business is how we decide how much someone is worth. Think about the last time you recommended someone to your supervisor. The first question they asked was probably “How many years of experience does he/she have?”. Occasionally you’ll get the “send me their […]Continue reading