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Are you ready to kick off 2019 with confidence? Marketing and Systems combined with Action are the keys to Success. But the question is often: What Marketing? Which Systems? What Actions? If you are feeling uncertain about the market, or your business, I invite you check out the Mentorship Group that launches in January of 2019. How you handle these next few months will determine your success for the entire year.
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I taught a class on Whidbey Island yesterday – hence the picture above. I came across Deception Pass as the sun was setting, and it was so beautiful, I had to stop for a few moments to enjoy it. Inevitably the question of commissions came up. I’m all for everyone being able to charge whatever…Read More >>
I’m always amazed when a client starts a conversation with “I don’t want to bug you, but I had a question about …” If they are worried about asking questions because they don’t want to bother us, what is it that they aren’t asking? What are their concerns and pain points that they feel silly…Read More >>
The Seller said this …The Buyer said that …The inspector found …The lender did … If you’ve been in real estate a while, chances are you have stories that could make others cringe, laugh or cry. Sometimes all on the same transaction! We love to tell our stories. It proves our worth and shows how…Read More >>
Thank you for all the responses to last week’s post. I love hearing the metrics that others use to measure success. Increasing your price point vs volume definitely seemed to resonate. It goes without saying – I am grateful for every client at every price point. But if life is about going with intention, there…Read More >>
Last week we talked about your clients definition of success. This week it seems only fitting that we look at YOUR definition. The beauty of real estate is that you can create a business that fits with, and supports your life. The trick, though, is holding on to what you decided is the right goal…Read More >>
And other lessons learned while being snowed in… Today was Ryan’s fourth day without school this week. Tomorrow stars mid winter break, so he’s pretty much never going back to school. The first few days were great. We took the boys to the gym each day where they spent about 4 hours playing basketball and…Read More >>
Real Estate is a contact sport. In order to sell properties, you need to connect with others. It makes sense, but if you are an introvert, it may be enough to have you re-thinking your career choice. And yet, some of the most successful agents I know are introverts. Being an introvert actually gives you…Read More >>
I taught a class about working with Sellers the other day, and there were some great discussions. We focused on how to market properties and serve our clients when homes don’t sell in a weekend with multiple offers. One of the key things that came up was the concept of – consulting with our clients…Read More >>
You’ve heard it before…Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans Rarely does a week go the way I thought it would. Each Monday I diligently map out my schedule, and then a client wants to list their house and we need to schedule the cleaner / stager / etc, a buyer…Read More >>
Real estate is a contact sport. But you knew that already. The tricky part is that sometimes showing up isn’t convenient, or it’s outside of our comfort zone. So we skip the meeting, or making our phone calls – just this once. We’ll get to it later. And then we realize that the world didn’t…Read More >>
Whew! Last week was a tough one. I went down with a cold, which is why last Friday’s post is now a Monday post. It works great for today’s topic, though. The Marketing + Systems = Success mentorship group is shaping up to be on of our most dynamic groups yet. (We start on the…Read More >>
Welcome to the first Friday of 2019! Here’s to making every day count, and paving the way to an awesome year. When I opened the doors to the Marketing + Systems = Success mentorship group in December, I wasn’t sure how it would go. It was right before Christmas, and my thought was people would…Read More >>
Welcome to 2019! I love New Years Day – even more than New Years Eve. The entire year is ahead of you, filled with promise and potential. Whether you call them goals or resolutions, todays the day to set the tone for the next 365 days. Studies show that the majority of people set resolutions,…Read More >>
After all, 90 days goes by quickly. It’s only 25% of the entire year. How can such a small sliver make that big of a difference? In a nutshell – You are less likely to be derailed, and more likely to see results faster. When you have the whole year ahead of you it’s pretty…Read More >>
Woohoo! I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am to be back with the mentorship group. And just in time for the holidays. This can be a funky time, personally and professionally. Whether you are enjoying the season and soaking it all in, or hibernating, waiting for it to all be over…Read More >>
In continuing our business planning theme from last week, here’s another thing that is often skipped. We are so eager to move forward, that we forget to finish what we started. So before you lay it all out for 2019, use the last few weeks of 2018 to either finish those half done projects, or…Read More >>
It’s business planning season. Time to review this year, and chart your course for 2019. There are dozens of templates out there, but most of them are missing one key element: What are your non negotiables? Those things that are essential to keep you functioning at your best. We rarely, if ever, talk about these…Read More >>
It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and whether you’re deep into Black Friday shopping, or at the gym working off that extra slice of pie, there’s no denying that this is a busy time of year. This year, I invite you to give yourself the gift of Grace. Perhaps in the GlassyBaby form, like the one…Read More >>
Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next week? I love Thanksgiving weekend. It feels like the calm before the storm of a busy December. A weekend that is all about relaxing, connecting and eating. The perfect combo. It’s a great time to put your phone away, shut down the computer and take some time off.…Read More >>