Exceptember – Going from Every Day to Exceptional

Burning-Match -derek-GaveyMonday 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.

To  create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the  smallest detail. – Giorgio Armani

When you’re aiming to be exceptional in anything, you have to be totally focused on the littlest aspects of your service or product that make you stand out from the rest. How can you go from being “satisfactory” to being “memorable”?

Why You?

There are over one million members of the National Association of Realtors. What makes you exceptional?

When the average response time to an internet lead in the real estate industry hovers at just over 2 days, can you respond quick enough to make your customer say “that is awesome”?

If the average business person receives over 100 emails each day, how many of yours will they read if they are not something that catches their eye and has relevant, useful content?

Are you practicing your presentations for buyers and sellers every day or week?

Are you regularly following up with customers and clients in different ways so you remain at the top of their minds when it comes to referrals or repeat business?

Are you the same person off-line that people see online?

Does your attitude and effort each day make your broker ask “what can I do to keep her” instead of “why do I need her”?

Are you okay with status quo?

One rare and exceptional deed is worth far more than a thousand commonplace ones – St. Ignatius

Have a great week building relationships, solving problems and having fun…and an awesome month aiming to do what you can to make your efforts exceptional.


Photo credit: Derek Gavey via Creative Commons

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