Monthly Archives: January 2011

What Could You Do with 46,000 More Clients?

“Where can I find more a few more leads?” I hear that all the time in some form or fashion from agents. Hard working, full-time Realtors are always looking for new clients but most people stop searching beyond their sphere of influence, open houses and telephone duty.Sure, some work For Sale By Owners and others…

11 Ways to Sharpen Your Saw in 2011

What is your plan for growth in 2011 and beyond? What will you proactively do to improve your skills? How will you boost your confidence levels to continually push yourself outside the comfort zone where the “status quo” lives? Here are 11 things you can do to improve your skills, systems or services this year….

Maybe the Ants Have the Answer

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning.Another week ahead of us and this week, we welcome a new month. That means a new beginning for…

Be Sharp – Think CARP

If you’re like me, I know that you’re amazed we’re already almost 1/12th of the way through the new year. It won’t be long before we’re decking the halls and wondering what 2012 will bring us. If you had great plans to keep in better touch with your sphere of influence, clients and potential new…

Study Hard

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. “The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In…

Feeling at Home Away from Home

I am a big believer in the power of great customer service. I always enjoy receiving excellent service and I am guessing that you do too. I always do my best when I am the service provider to make sure my guests, agents or audiences feel that when they were in my care that they…

Start Sneezing on People in 2011

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. Late January seems to be the ideal time for people to pick up something viral. A cough? A…

Social Nation – A Toolbox Book Review

“How to harness the power of social media to attract customers, motivate employees and grow your business.” That is the sub title of Barry Libert’s new book, Social Nation but it could just as easily be a question being asked by hundreds of thousands of people trying to balance their business world with their personal…

What Do You Do with a Calamity Day?

It was reported that this past Tuesday, there was snow in 49 out of 50 states. Only the residents of Florida – aptly named The Sunshine State – didn’t have any of the white stuff fall to the ground that day. Some places got trace amounts of snow while others were covered with inches or…

Quiet on the Set…Ready…Action!

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. The holidays are officially over. It’s time to take action. Don’t mistake “talking” or “planning” with “taking action.”…