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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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YPN Goal Setting That Gets Results

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By Hilary Hale Brown One of the most fulfilling experiences a group can grow from is that of reaching its goals.  In January of this calendar year, myself, the administrative executive of our board of REALTORS®, and members of the YPN committee set our promises to paper.  These ranged from things such as a build for Habitat of Humanity in …

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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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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 …

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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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What Patterns are You Willing to Change?

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By Jared James Patterns are a powerful tool available to you. But just like ignorance of a law or principle does not make that law or principle any less powerful… neither is our ignorance of our patterns. Everything that we are currently and everything that we will become and achieve is directly tied to the daily patterns we have created, …

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It’s Never Too Late to Start Over

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By Brooke Wolford I have had the opportunity over the past couple of months to take a real look at myself and my business. I dug deep and picked at myself.  I knew I could do better. I can tell you that taking that close of a look at my past wasn’t pretty. I can honestly admit I made a …

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Mid-REALTOR® Crisis: Momma Said There’d Be Days Like This

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By Toby Boyce It was a hot summer day in late July 2006 as I slipped down U.S. 23 to the Ohio Division of Real Estate testing center. I had made the jump into real estate without a safety net – quitting my job in higher education public relations and knowing that if I failed this test it would be …