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Why Not NOW?

The #1 enemy of most real estate brokers today is procrastination. While most real estate brokers do not lack creativity, customer service or drive, many of them do lack the ability to get things done. This is not just specific to real estate brokers. Almost every professional in every field suffers from some level of […]

Is It Time to Try the “Distraction Diet”?

Are you feeling lethargic? Pulled in too many directions? Are you unable to complete the tasks you used to handle easily? Feeling weighed down and uninspired? Lacking energy and focus? If so, it may be time for what I call the distraction diet!

Goal Check!

It is hockey playoffs! Hey, I am from Canada. What do you expect? This is a great time to talk about goals and checking! Really though, I am talking about the goals that you started 2018 with and checking-in with how you are doing. We are, after all, moving our way through the second quarter […]

Are Your Hands Full?

I want you to imagine you are out with your family at a picnic. You come across a large meadow full of blackberry bushes that are full of ripe juicy lush blackberries. You start to pick them and realize after a few minutes that your hands are full and you have nowhere to put any […]

Simplify!

We just had a great two-day Safari workshop this week. What I love most about Safari is that no two are alike! Although the principles and foundations of each are the same, the application of those principles of each are driven by the unique needs of the agents in the room. At this last Safari, […]

What are You Avoiding?

Do you ever get that feeling in the pit of your stomach when you think about that certain thing that you have been putting off?  That thing you know you should do and would make you feel better to just get it off your plate? But the thought of tackling it is so overwhelming that […]

The Snooze Button

People are always thinking about resolutions this time of year. Most often, a resolution means that someone wants to change something about themselves. Whether that be going to the gym and drinking more water, not snapping at one’s kids, or even upping their game in their business, oftentimes one has to change something about their […]

Ask Denise: Theme Word for 2018

Q: “Denise, I am trying to determine my word or go-to theme for 2018. I am thinking of “Transactions”. What do you think?” A: If your goal is to get more transactions done in 2018, while I think that is great, your goal or theme should be based on action that you need to take. […]

Ask Denise: Winter Doldrums

Q: “Hi Denise –  I am struggling with the winter doldrums! I think the market is slowing down, so why don’t I just take some much needed time off?” A: If time off is what you need then of course you need to take time off.  Taking time off is more dependent on when you […]

Smart Agents Start Business Planning For 2018 NOW!

A successful business plan consists of three very important parts. We will be talking about each of these over the next three weeks. To create a business plan that helps you increase your income and improve your quality of life you have to first analyze your past business to get a really good assessment of […]

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