THE SUCCESS PERSPECTIVE BLOG

Yep – I Started A Podcast

By Nicole | May 4, 2018

True confession time. I’m lame when it comes to my real estate marketing. Yes, I have a blog dedicated to helping you be a better agent, and I just admitted that I suck at one of the key elements of being an agent. Marketing. It hasn’t always been like that. I used to be amazing…

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How You Say It Matters

By Nicole | Apr 19, 2018

I was teaching a class this week, and the topic off affirmations / self talk came up. Affirmations involve speaking about a goal as if it’s already happened. ie. “I have earned $250,000 in 2018“. Or better yet, “I am grateful to have earned $250,000 in 2018“. It’s the process of reprogramming your sub conscious…

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The Magic of Showing Up

By Nicole | Apr 6, 2018

“80 percent of life is showing up” Woody Allen I had to remind myself of that this morning when the alarm went off, and I headed to the gym. Friday’s are my swim day, which is my favorite workout, but that doesn’t mean it’s any easier to get out of bed at 5am. True to…

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Which is Better, Buyers or Sellers?

By Nicole | Mar 22, 2018

In this market, you probably answered Sellers. After all, inventory is low, chances are you can sell it in a week, and whether there is 1 offer or 10, you come out a winner. And at every sales meeting, your managing broker is likely telling you to focus on listings. I get it. There’s a lot…

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What’s Your Definition Of A Win?

By Nicole | Mar 2, 2018

We a lot of different things in real estate. We consult, we market, we negotiate, and most of all we serve our clients. The end result is often a sale, but not always. Consider this: A successful agent might sell 30-50 homes a year. More if you are part of a team. But regardless, most…

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The Power of the Pause

By Nicole | Feb 16, 2018

Holy Real Estate markets! I’m pretty sure this would be Robin’s take on the market if he and Batman were agents. Last year was a tight market, with fewer listings and higher appreciation rates than the year before. Sure enough, the stats just came out for January of 2018 showing even fewer listings than 2017.…

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Join The Start / Stop Challenge

By Nicole | Feb 2, 2018

If we are connected on social media, you may have seen my post in January kicking this off. A friend of mine did this a few years ago, and I thought it was brilliant. Whether it’s New Years resolutions, or any other type of goal setting, it’s pretty typical to come up with a list…

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Getting A Dog Was The Best Business Decision Ever

By Nicole | Jan 18, 2018

And it has nothing to do with meeting clients at the dog park. The truth is, I’m a scheduling disaster. I book all of my appointments mid day, thinking I’ll do my office work in the afternoon. Good in theory, but I work from home, so by mid afternoon the boys are there, and I’m…

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It’s Been A While …

By Nicole | Jan 7, 2018

And I’ve missed you! I took a break from blogging for the second half of last year, and while it was exactly what I needed, I missed connecting with all of you. Thank you to everyone who reached out to say hello. I was feeling a little burnt out, and like I needed to honor…

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