Posts Tagged 'connect'

What Were You Thinking?

Written on March 22, 2012 at 12:29 pm

So much of what we do these days is done on auto-pilot. People just aren’t “thinking.” 

Consider for a moment the following scenario...

You roll out of bed, brush your teeth, shower, shuffle to the coffee pot, hussle the kids out of the house or take the pets out for you know what, drive to the office, boot up the computer, check the email, update your Facebook status, check your messages, and then.... the whims of the world take over for the next 7 or 8 hours.

Until... the end of the day, you finish your last email, return your …

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Networking Success or Kiss of Death?

Written on January 23, 2012 at 11:22 am

Networking meetings are undoubtedly one of the best ways to meet new people and increase brand awareness. When building or expanding your database, it can be the most powerful tool in your toolbox - if you don’t screw it up. 

Having attended hundreds of networking meetings hosted by various organizations, I have witnessed many REALTORS who would have been better off never having attended than to have shown up that day.  (One of those that I have witnessed happens to be me!)

Whether it is the Chamber of Commerce, a BNI group, Rotary, Kiwanis, men’s groups, women’s groups, or any …

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3 Ways Realtors Can Make Halloween Fun With Purpose!

Written on October 21, 2011 at 1:46 pm

I think that this whole idea of “professionalism” in the work place is overrated. The fact is, people want to do business with REAL people with whom they can connect. One way to help people get to know you is to include your kids or your family in your business!

Halloween is a perfect vehicle for forging connections and business opportunities while also serving as a fun family affair. Here are three (or more) strategies to get you started.

1. Get creative and get connected.

If you kids are old enough, hire them to be your personal assistant in charge …

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Make Winter the Best 3 Months of the Year in Real Estate

Written on October 17, 2011 at 1:30 pm

It is the time of year that we begin to hear anxiety in Realtors who live in colder climates about the upcoming winter months. They often associate the winter months with being slow and not much business being transacted.

It doesn’t have to be that way!

We are going to share 3 Key Strategies that when implemented will make the winter months three or four of the best months of the year in your real estate practice.

1. Get What You Expect

What you focus on grows so if you focus on having slow months, that is what you will …

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