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A Crisis of Confidence

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By Jason O’Neil I believe that we as a country, a world, and a species are suffering a crisis of confidence. I know, that’s a bold statement. But the magnitude in which our world has changed over the past 25 years is nothing short of overwhelming. Confidence used to be something that was a part of our fiber, woven into …

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Thinking ‘Mr. Worldwide’

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By Anand Patel Regardless of your preference in music it’s hard to turn on the radio today and not hear a song featuring the musician known as Pitbull. The Miami-born 31 year old artist is also a successful businessman who endorses (and in some cases holds equity ownership) Kodak, Bud Light, Voli Vodka, Sheets energy strips, Dr. Pepper and Zumba …

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Finding Your Inner Princess

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By Anand Patel Now that I have your attention, let me explain! Last month my wife and I took our three-year-old daughter to the Disney On-Ice show that came to our town (Tampa, Fla.). It wasn’t until the day of the event that my wife decided to tell me this show, which was called Disney on Ice: “Dare to Dream,” …

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My #RETSO V.5 Review

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By Stefanie Hahn Now that I’ve had time to digest all that I learned at Real Estate Technology Solutions’ RE Tech South (RETSO) conference, which was April 11-13 in Duluth, Ga.,  I decided to fill this video with the most important nuggets of information from the conference that could be helpful to your business.  Take some time to check out …

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Popular Technology: Here Today, Overrated Tomorrow

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By Laura Rubinchuk Schwartz It seems there’s a new hyped technology in real estate every week. Old favorites include Facebook, Craigslist, Twitter, Blogging, YouTube, and LinkedIn. But what about those sites that were so popular so fast and now we never hear about them anymore? Remember Posterous, Postlets, and now Pinterest? Real estate agents tend to kill technology quickly. With …

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Don’t Be Afraid to Reset and Start Over…

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By Chris Nichols I love the game of golf! Many lessons can be learned from the sport; and one was learned poignantly on Sunday at the Master’s in Augusta, Ga. Phil Mickelson was within striking distance of the lead in the final round when he was faced with a difficult decision due to an errant tee shot. The choice he …

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Maximizing Your Website’s ROI

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By Ryan Gervais The first thing almost every new REALTOR® is told when they get in the business is to get a website. New agents usually ask their broker or fellow agents where to go to fulfill this seemingly important task, and they usually choose an out-of-the-box template solution. These cookie-cutter solutions do offer the convenience of getting up and …

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Where’s Your Focus?

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By Chris Nichols I just got back from some meetings in Orlando, Florida. There are many beautiful golf courses in the area, and I had the opportunity to drive by Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Golf Course and see this phenomenal golf hole. Surrounded by water and sandwiched between two sand traps, this hole could easily be summed up as “challenging”! …

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Learn About the New REALTOR.org

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REALTOR.org is being overhauled to give NAR members access to the most authoritative and useful business information as quickly and easily as possible. The new My.REALTOR.org, which will be replacing REALTOR.org at the end of March, is being reorganized by topic to reflect how you use information in your real estate business. As NAR members, you can customize the site …

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What is Your Inner Conflict?

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By Jared James In my last post I spoke about goal setting, and what we actually have to focus on in order to never set goals that we don’t meet again. I have received responses from many of you who feel that you have everything in order, and yet you still don’t seem to be getting what you want out …