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January 10, 2018

Notaries just get worse and worse

Filed under: General Articles — admin @ 8:35 am

The fact that the money has dried up in this industry is part of the problem. But, even $50 per signing is not that bad if you live in a cheap part of the country. In NYC it might not go far, but in Oklahoma it does. But, the attitude of Notaries gets worse every year they are in business. Notaries start going down hill after three or four years in business. They lose the will to learn anything. Not only do Notaries lose their will, but they lose their spirit — and their attitude gets worse every year.

The bigger problem is that a lot of Notaries on 123notary have twenty years experience. That is sixteen years for your attitude to get really bad. Yet the twenty year veterans think they are the best Notaries when in real life they are some of the most difficult and unpleasant people to deal with.

In any case, in my quest to identify quality Notaries, I get a few good ones here and there who are polite and answer questions intelligently. The rest are whiners and arguers. Some profession this is! Can you imagine if the rest of the world were this unprofessional? Good god!

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  1. This reminds me of a story grandpa told me, about the snake.

    This particular snake was always rebellious, and felt that other snakes were out to do harm to it. At snake school it rarely paid attention to learning the proper ways of snakes. One snake school lesson was so important it was repeated several times. That lesson was that no snake shall ever eat a snake. Not only was it forbidden, it was a snake felony – subject to the death penalty.

    After snake school, in the prime of the snake’s life, it was hungry. Snakes swallow their prey whole and digest the entire catch. Fur, bones, entrails, everything is digested; sometimes rather rapidly. The snake spotted a snake and began to devour it, starting with the tail.

    Shunned by other snakes, the snake hunted alone; there were no other snakes to witness the crime. Nor to warn the naughty snake that it chose its own tail to consume. Slowly, then with increasing rapidity the snake used its mighty fangs to pull itself into itself and consume itself.

    Eventually it completely devoured itself and simply disappeared.

    Comment by Kenneth Edelstein — January 10, 2018 @ 10:49 pm

  2. Kenneth, You HIT THE SNAKE ON THE HEAD! VERY WELL SAID! There is no need for me to leave another reply. Thank you!

    Comment by ANGELA BARKSDALE — January 11, 2018 @ 1:10 am

  3. This is true unfortunately I have caught myself doing this with only 10 years of experience, I definitely desire to be kind all the time no matter what, we are to try and be more Christ like daily in every area of our lives especially dealing with other’s. Wow the snake story almost made me throw up, but yes also true. Thanks again for your great article’s and keeping us on our toes, helping us to know and follow the Notary rules.

    Comment by Jackie Brown — June 30, 2018 @ 5:43 pm

  4. Great article ans most definitely need ro be reshared but my granny always told me no matter how much education a person has if he still beong a fool he just an educated fool. Your arricles rock…

    Comment by Yukita — July 1, 2018 @ 11:13 am

  5. This is unfortunately too true…older notaries think they dont need new education and that’s what gets them in trouble. Laws change constantly in every state and the mortgage industry has changed drastically even since I began signings. I believe in further education until you’re done doing what you love and always treat your clients with the respect and care you would want. Great article!

    Comment by Lisa Hebert — August 7, 2018 @ 4:22 pm

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