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Is Your Vision Bored? Part II – ‘The Buy-In’

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By Anand Patel I received several emails from my last post on using a vision board to help engrain your personal and professional goals, which reminded me of a very important point I did not discuss – “the buy-in.”  Many asked if your vision board should be kept private or shared with others. Well, that is entirely up to you. …

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Is Your Vision Bored?

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By Anand Patel With 2011 coming to a close it seems everyone is talking, blogging, and tweeting about setting new goals for 2012. Well, let’s not jump the gun! What about the goals you already set for yourself that you haven’t accomplished? Whatever you do, if they are worthy goals you truly wish to achieve, don’t abandon them just yet! …

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My First NAR Conference Review

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By Brooke Wolford I arrived home yesterday from the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim, Calif.  I felt invigorated and yet somewhat overwhelmed. I had taken so much in while at the conference and my REALTOR® A.D.D. kicked right in. All the information I received while at the conference was amazing and I really didn’t know where to begin implementing …

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Is Your Customer Service Best for You or Your Clients?

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By David Krichmar Is your customer service best for you or your clients? Think about that question for a moment. Obviously, great customer service is not what is easiest for you.  In most situations, it is about going above and beyond. Maybe even inconveniencing you. I recently read a great article by Rebekah Radice, “The Simple Truth Behind Customer Service,” …

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Let’s Go Old School: 7 Offline Marketing Ideas (Part I)

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By David Krichmar Let’s go old school for a moment. Trust me, I am not saying online marketing (social media) should not be No. 1.  But until humans become robots and do not have eyes, there are other ways to market as well.  Here is the first half of seven ideas I have come up with to market yourself offline: …

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Play Offense Instead of Defense With Your Deals

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Business Challenges, Professional Development, Sales & Marketing 2 Comments

By Crystal Webster DISCLAIMER: Please read this as a challenge; a challenge to use our predecessors as a spring board to do bigger and better. In case you aren’t aware, we’re in a heat wave – it’s REALLY hot. My car thermostat has said at least 100 degrees for the past 2 weeks straight, and that’s not even with the …

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Need a Good Laugh?!?

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Sales & Marketing, YPN News 6 Comments

By Jared James We live in a world where everywhere you look everyone seems to be arguing about something because everyone has their point-of-view. And, of course, they are always right. Sometimes when I flip through the channels while I am at home or on the road in my hotel room, or I read a particular blog, I am left …

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The Voice Within

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By James Dunn Having been in the business for the last six years has been quite an experience. Beginning as a temp and working my way up to being a full-fledged REALTOR® is something I take much pride in (especially in this economy). I have prospered. I should point out that I define prosperity in my life as experiencing balanced …

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Get…Motivated?

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By Crystal Webster The Get Motivated seminar series recently came to Kansas City and I was pretty excited to go! On top of tickets being about $5;  Bill Cosby, Joe Montana, Laura Bush, Gen. Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Steve Forbes, John Walsh (the list goes on and on) were speaking. I had some difficult closings happening that week, but aren’t …