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Personal Self-Discipline And Freedom – A Winning Combination!

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If you closely follow the footsteps of top producing agents, successful business people, and athletes you will soon realize that the one thing they have in common is personal self-discipline. Some will argue that talent is more important while others who have made it just by sheer hard work will tell you it was their […]

The Empty Pipeline Syndrome

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We got a call a few weeks from a client who had gone from being on top of the world to having a disaster on her hands in a matter of a morning. She had a number of deals that she was handling and they were all imploding for different reasons. Not only was she […]

Ask Denise: Where To Start?

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I am nervous about evaluating my business because this year has been insanely busy! I have just been maintaining… I know I am going to owe a ton in taxes. I haven’t touched any projects for the year. I haven’t taken care of my database. And just the thought of spending time looking […]

Ask Denise: Office Space?

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, one of the top producers in my office is leaving and I want his office space. However, the cost is $300 more per month which I am a little nervous about, but I think I will do better in a private office. What do you think? A:  I think you have identified what […]

Ask Denise: Business or Personal Facebook Page?

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I have a Facebook business page that I made a while ago, but I haven’t been posting to it regularly at all. I only have about 15 people who have liked the page anyway. I do have about 400 friends which include both friends and family, but also past clients. Should I continue […]

What Have You Mastered Lately?

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Have you ever wondered why some agents seem to do so well in real estate while others seem to struggle continuously? What I have learned over the years of coaching and training agents is that real estate is a profession that allows for individuality and uniqueness. It also is a profession that attracts independent souls […]

The Link Between Personal Space and Business Success

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Organization of any kind comes easy to some and not so easy to others. Most real estate agents are juggling many different clients at one time and find it hard to think about organizing anything other than their time to manage their clients. But when you calculate the amount of time that is wasted or […]

Starting Over

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Many agents have told me that if they had only known how to do things a little differently when they first started in real estate, that it would have saved them a lot of time and money in their business. When the opportunity comes, some will seize that chance to implement those tools and systems […]

Six Tips for New Agents

Young RE Agent

Our industry has seen an influx of new agents over the last year. I was absolutely energized by the number of new agents who were at the National Association of REALTORS® Conference this last week. In fact, I had a few agents stop by our booth who had not yet even received their license yet! […]

Making Goals and Striving to Reach Them: The Pros and Cons

Woman with Tunnel Vision

When I encourage my clients to set realistic goals I also help them set up a strategic plan to achieve them. When a plan is followed, success usually follows! The challenge is when they focus too much on the goal and not enough on the plan. When setting realistic goals you have to first have […]

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