1 Billion-Plus Reasons Why You Should Be Active on Facebook

1 Billion-Plus Reasons Why You Should Be Active on Facebook
 

The number is staggering and potentially career ending for REALTORS® who ignore it: 1,440,000,000. That’s the total number of monthly active users on the social medium Facebook.

That number alone is reason enough to use it regularly in your real estate business. But Facebook can also […]

10 Seconds to Change a Habit

10 Seconds to Change a Habit
 

I’ll bet that most of the speakers you’ve heard and books you’ve read on the subject of personal development, tell you that it takes 21-30 days to change a habit. Like a wives’ tale passed on generation to generation, sometimes the story is better than the information.

Clichés like, “habits […]

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    Four Challenges and Solutions from the Front Lines of the Industry

Four Challenges and Solutions from the Front Lines of the Industry

Four Challenges and Solutions from the Front Lines of the Industry
 

There should be more profit-refining rather than adding a new layer of overhead or technology. Sometimes, the basics are not addressed when looking to increase the company’s or individual agent’s net returns.

1. Lack of training from top agents.
Many times, the agent who was average […]

How your fingers can make you rich

How your fingers can make you rich
 

“The poem is a perfecting of a feeling in language – it’s a way of saying more with less, just as texting is.” – Carol Ann Duffy, British poet

If you’re an agent or broker seeking the next, new, sizzling marketing tool, look down at your fingers. Ladies and […]

Long Term Goal Setting Vision=Perspective=Better Decisions

Long Term Goal Setting Vision=Perspective=Better Decisions
 

You’ve heard the saying, “The average person spends more time planning a vacation than planning the rest of their life.” It’s probably true because planning a pleasurable escape is easier and more comfortable than planning change, and whatever discomfort (fears?) may be associated with it.

Most companies you’d consider […]

3 Tips For Masterful To-Do Lists

3 Tips For Masterful To-Do Lists
 

Here are three masterful tips to easy- to-prepare and easy-to-perform to- do lists.

1-Important v. Urgent.

Always prepare your lists based on what is important, not what is urgent. Why? Let’s define our terms.

“Important” in this context is about what matters to you. “Urgent” in this context is […]

From Chaos To Control

From Chaos To Control
 

Below are 24 great ideas designed to give you back your time and life. Managing time, rather than letting it manage you is an art form. Little changes can make huge differences. Look at what is offered below and incorporate 1 or 2 ideas that make sense to do. You can […]

The Smartest Thing You Can Do to Build Your Business

The Smartest Thing You Can Do to Build Your Business
 

The smart ones ask when they don’t know. And sometimes when they do.” Consider these wise words from Malcolm Forbes, a man who clearly knows a thing or two about surviving financial storms.

Isn’t that what we’re supposed to do when we don’t know, are facing […]

Living On Commission

Living On Commission
 

Commissioned sales is one of the few places where you get paid exactly what you’re worth. One of my friends really hates that concept. “I could never live on that!” But loan officers have to do it all the time.

The most successful people I know love being on commission! They love being […]

Goal Contracts (A Life Skill from the Old School)

Goal Contracts (A Life Skill from the Old School)
 

A few months ago I spoke at a real estate sales meeting in an office where I’ve spoken and taught seminars for many years. As soon as I was finished, an agent, who had transferred into this office about a year before, standing in the back […]