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Reconnect with Your Business Goals

If you want to succeed, you have to set goals. For more than two decades, I’ve been setting goals for my business. My goals have kept me motivated to succeed and have helped me stay focused on my business. However, many agents set goals in January, only to forget about them a few months into […]

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3 Ways to Build an Unshakable Character

Webster’s Dictionary defines character as “the traits and features that form an individual.” It’s more than who you are; it’s what you do when no one is watching. I’ve always said a person’s character always works its way to the surface. Character is cultivated one choice at a time. Every day, we have the opportunity […]

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Have You Signed Up for the Blitz?

If you’re like most agents and real estate professionals, you’ve no doubt set ambitious production goals for 2017. Perhaps you want to increase sales by 20% or close 10 more transactions by the fall. While many agents think they’ll need to work tirelessly non-stop from now until the end of the year to make these […]

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5 Tips for a Strong Finish to 2016

We’re getting into the final stretch of the year, a time when many agents scramble to get back on track and meet the goals they set in January. Regardless of how close you are to achieving your goals for this year, it’s important to finish strong. Having a strong finish puts you in a good […]

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Embrace Technology, But Remember the Basics

When I started in real estate, I didn’t have the technology that’s available today. With technology, we can be better organized and have access to more information than we can imagine. However, with an increase in technology comes an overreliance upon it. Many agents fall into the technology trap and spend more time online hunting […]

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5 Timeless Principles of Social Media

Although technology makes communicating with our clients easier, it also makes it easier to say, “I’ll write Happy Birthday on his wall instead of calling him.” Having a personal connection is still a vital part of building long-term relationships with our clients. While the majority of them may be on Facebook, it’s still essential to […]

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