"From selling hats to selling houses, Ebby Halliday has demonstrated how to satisfy customers. Through her leadership, she has inspired others to know the customers, understand what they want, and help them achieve their dreams. This book chronicles her life and business successes with intriguing stories, charming humor, and business wisdom. Vitality, sparkling wit, and audacious courage led Ebby from farms in Arkansas and Kansas to the pinnacle of business success and numerous awards."

   - Ross Perot, Founder, Perot Systems Corporation

"Ebby’s success, personal happiness, and remarkable ability to motivate others in the residential real estate business for more than sixty years echo in the pages of this book. It reads like an adventure story with challenges, romance, and always her tremendous energy."

   - Norman Brinker Chairman Emeritus, Brinker International, Inc.

"Selling the dream of homeownership, creating opportunities for unlimited career growth, giving back to the community, and shaping the future have driven Ebby’s life and career. Her wit and wisdom shine throughout this book and reveal her as a pragmatic entrepreneur, an inspiring leader, and a gifted businesswoman. Young people who think they can’t should read this book to realize that they can."

   - T. Boone Pickens, CEO, BP Capital LLC

"Ebby Halliday personifies the kind of leader who leads with her heart, her entrepreneurial business sense, and her unflagging energy to make her dreams for herself, her company, and her community come true. Ebby’s story weaves history, economics, politics, personal anecdotes, business lessons, and life principles into a chronicle of an extraordinary life set against a background of the business of real estate."

   - Roger Staubach,
     Executive Chairman, Americas, Jones Lang LaSalle
     Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame


    "The book is beautiful and a nice inspiration in these difficult times…"

    "I just completed reading your book “The First Lady of Real Estate, Ebby Halliday" and I must say I was elated! Yea! Thank you, thank you for finally writing your memoirs! What a treasure it is!"

    "Now your story can be read for generations to come, and other women can read your story and be inspired!"

    "You are a true beacon for so many, especially aspiring young ladies in our business. Thank you for sharing your story"

    " Thank you for writing your wonderful book! I received it as a gift and could not put it down. I really enjoyed reading about your wonderful life! Keep up the adventure"

    " I could not put it down, so heart warming and fill with tenacity and the best part, your romance with Maurice"

    " Your remarkable book is an inspiration to all of us in the industry. It will help give me the energy to continue to work"

    "I just read your new book and wanted to say thank you for letting your fellow Realtors peak into your life and successes. You are truly inspirational and are an asset to our profession."

    "Thank heaven you finally gave in and allowed your amazing story to be told. I loved the pictures and the valuable advice"

    "Can’t wait till your next book comes out"