The business world loves buzzwords.

Lean in. Pivot. Move the needle. Double down. Circle back. Ping me.

While Blanchard and Calhoun stays on top of emerging trends in the real estate, insurance, and mortgage markets, they don’t let jargon and clichés cloud the simple and enduring belief that guides all of the company’s actions: Work Hard and Be Nice.

When Tom, Sr. passed away in 2006, his son Tommy said of his father’s approach to life and business: “Honesty, integrity, and hard work are things that don’t go out of style.”

That’s the B&C way. Since 1919. #mondaymotivation