How Do You Connect?

By Nicole Mangina | Dec 3, 2008

I attended a lunch yesterday with the lender that I refer all of my clients to (Jackie Murphy with Cobalt Mortgage / cell: 425-260-6834 / email: and several other real estate agents that I really admire.  It was a wonderful time for us all to catch up with one another, but also to check…

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Giving Your Children Everything

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 30, 2008

It is Thanksgiving weekend and the Christmas lists have begun.  Actually, for Alex, our 4 year old, the Christmas list started the day after his birthday back in August and has been amended and re prioritized dozens of times. Gary, my husband, and I were talking this weekend about the kids and what we wanted…

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The Power Of The Perfect Question

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 19, 2008

I was 23 years old when I first started in Real Estate wondering who on earth was going to trust me with helping them buy and sell a house.  (The good news is that someone did because I am still here. )  From the very beginning I would take classes and they all focused on asking…

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What you focus on expands …

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 17, 2008

What are you focusing on today?

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Setting Goals, Looking Back to Move Forward

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 14, 2008

It’s that time of year again.  As we start nearing the end of 2008 and looking forward to 2009 now is the perfect time to start thinking about your goals for the up coming year.  What do you want to accomplish?  What are your dreams? I was chatting with an agent in my office yesterday…

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Child Care, House Cleaners, Personal Chefs, What Are Your Support Systems?

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 10, 2008

The personal chef may be a stretch, but what systems do you have in place at home to help you succeed in your business?  The reality is that no one can do it all themselves so stick to what you are good at and outsource the rest.  Spending 3 hours with a client is time much…

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What Are You Reading?

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 5, 2008

If we will be the same tomorrow as we are today except for the places we go, the people we meet and the books we read, what are you reading today to affect who you will be tomorrow? Here are some of my favorites: ~ The Master Key System by Charles Haanel (great tools and exercies…

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What Are Your Struggles?

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 4, 2008

We want to hear about them.  Weather it is the juggling act, getting traction in your business, finding time for yourself, feeling like you are connected to your spouse and kids, the list goes on, I know.  The intention of the blog is to be a sounding board so that other people can chime in…

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How Do You Stay Focused?

By Nicole Mangina | Nov 3, 2008

We are all juggling lots of things so I want to know what you do to make it all happen. I remember when I was pregnant one of my girlfriends, Kim Killgore, told me that I might get forgetful so to put everything down in a list and then put all of my energy into remembering…

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