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Plan Your 2019 Business in 5 Easy Steps

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By Jef Conn

The end of 2018 is drawing near, so if you haven’t yet written your business plan for 2019, now is the time. Don’t worry if you’re reading this after January 1, you can start today and plan the rest of your year. Let’s keep it simple and plan your 2019 business in five easy steps.

Step 1: …

Setting Goals: New Year, New Opportunity

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By Ryan Fitzgerald

What are your real estate goals for 2018? Writing them down is a great place to start.

For a little inspiration, I decided to ask brokers and agents from all over the country what their goals are for 2018 with three specific questions:

How do you set goals? What are your goals? How do you intend on …

It’s Time to Focus on Goal Achieving

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By John Blom

I’ve taught a few classes about business planning, and always I like to start with the quote by Yogi Berra: “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might wind up someplace else.” Usually, less than half the room gets the joke, but the idea conveyed should be at the foundation for every organization and at the …

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Do You Have A WIG?

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By Melissa Krchnak Do you have a wig? No, I’m au natural. I’ve been learning about “The 4 Disciplines of Execution” and getting my Wildly Important Goal (WIG) figured out. Oh, that kind of a WIG… Yea, I’ve got one of those! Most of us do not have a problem coming up with great ideas. Hell, we could revolutionize our …

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Goal Setting for 2012: You Have to Want the Result More Than You Hate the Pain of Getting There!

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By Jared James Hi Ypn’ers! If you are like most people, you are planning to do one of two things for the New Year: 1.)      Get motivated and try once again to set a new goal for the New Year, or… 2.)      Don’t even attempt it because you have been there, done that, and are tired of setting goals every …