Find A Plan – Work The Plan

By Nicole Mangina | Jan 9, 2020

It’s the first work week of 2020. Are you crushing it? In my perfect world, I would put all of my sales for the next 12 months into escrow right now. All with 30 days closes, and then I’d spend the rest of the year on a beach somewhere soaking up the sun. The reality…

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Wondering What Your Purpose Is?

By Nicole Mangina | Dec 20, 2019

Purpose is a charged word for me. There’s lots of talk about finding and living your purpose. What does that even mean? When people talk about purpose, it’s often in a bigger context of some world changing action like creating a foundation or non profit to have a global impact. Talking about purpose often makes…

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Change The Narrative

By Nicole Mangina | Dec 13, 2019

You don’t have to be a creative writing expert to be a great story teller. The reality is that we tell ourselves stories all day long. Stories about why our business is where it is / or isn’tStories about why a relationship is the way it isStories about what we can / or can’t accomplishStories…

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Plan Your Start / Stop List

By Nicole Mangina | Dec 6, 2019

This is one of my favorite things to do each year. After all of the goal setting, action planning, visualizing, etc is done. (Or even instead of all of those things if it’s too overwhelming.) It’s time to break it down. Grand gestures sound good, but are often difficult to sustain. It’s the small things…

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Be Kind To Yourself

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 22, 2019

With all of the talk about goal setting, upping your game, being your best self, etc it’s important to remember to be kind to yourself. Nothing good comes out of beating yourself up for what you should or could have done, or blaming others for things. Know that we all have wins and loses. Things…

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Sometimes You Need ALL of The Minutes

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 14, 2019

Wow! How about those Seahawks? Football fan or not, Monday’s game against the 49’ers was one for the record books. Talk about excitement – to win in the last second of overtime is amazing. There were some great takeaways from that game. The biggest one of which is – sometimes you need ALL of the…

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Why Reviewing Your Stats For 2019 Is A Bad Idea

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 7, 2019

This post goes against pretty much every business plan ever written. You know the ones – the first 5 pages are spent disecting the current year, and from there you are supposed to spend the next 5-10 pages mapping out the next year? Have you ever actually filled out those first 5 pages? I mean…

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Laying the Ground Work for 2020

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 1, 2019

Welcome to November – it’s officially the holiday season. Events start popping up on the calendar, and the window of opportunity for selling homes in 2019 starts closing. It’s easy to write off the next 2 months and think that you’ll just get back to it in January. Don’t do that! Whether you close another…

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The Courage to Stand Out

By Nicole Mangina | Oct 25, 2019

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be” Maya Angelou I walked by this tree the other day and it took my breath away. Something about the light and the intensity of the yellow leaves – it seemed to glow. A beautiful, bright beacon, standing taller…

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