Monthly Archives: February 2012

What does “Being a Great Educator” Really Mean?

I’ve written on this blog many times about the lessons I have learned from my father and a few of the other great instructors, teachers and coaches I have had the pleasure to associate with over the years. My blog yesterday talked about being a leader and many of the books I read focus on…

Are You a Leader?

"Monday Morning Match"

Monday Morning Match is a quick 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.  Do you sometimes ask yourself if you have what it takes to be a “leader”?  You might be…

Giving Your Business a “Blank” Check

How much would it be worth to you and your business if you could have a consultant review everything from top to bottom? Your systems. Your services. Your “story”? If you took some time and invested some money in your current technology and marketing, would you add any value to your customers and clients? Imagine…

Are You a Track Star?

"Monday Morning Match"

Monday Morning Match is a quick 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. If something is worth doing, it’s worth tracking. Wouldn’t you expect a financial advisor to keep close records of your investments….

Who Are You Talking To?

It’s always interesting to learn from others. I really find it fascinating to learn from people who it is that inspires them; who guides them?; who supports them? No one has the same list of people they talk to when they need advice or guidance and many of us have multiple people we might turn to depending…

Stuck in a Cul-de-sac and You Can’t Get Out

Knowing what to say in every situation isn’t easy. This is especially true if you’re a newer agent. It could take you several years to be in a majority of the situations that you might require you to respond to a specific scenario, question or objection. Due to the nature of the business, there could…

Stop Being a Wallflower

"Monday Morning Match"

Monday Morning Match is a quick 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. Who’s On Your Dance Card? How’s your business right now? I’m not talking about what’s “in your pipeline”…

If You Give a Realtor a Road Map

If you’re a parent or grandparent, you may have read the book “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Joffe Numeroff. There’s also “If You Give a Pig a Pancake,” “If You Give a Moose a Muffin” and many more. In each of these books, one thing leads to another and another and another. First…

Will You Be the Babe Ruth of Real Estate?

"Monday Morning Match"

Monday Morning Match is a quick 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 Super Bowl is now behind us (Congratulations NY Giants) and that means it will be baseball season before…

Would You Stand Out In Front of a Crowd?

What would have to happen for you to be confident enough to drop into “action” amongst a group of strangers? Would it be that far-fetched for you to start communicating a dialogue or sharing market information in a crowded place? Can you imagine striking up a conversation with a group of total strangers? Would your message be delivered confidently?…