With builders back in the market, they are calling upon agents to sit at model homes waiting to tour prospective buyers. This article isn’t going to tout the benefits or the cautions about making this commitment (as I certainly do not recommend this for everyone), but instead I am addressing how to make the best […]
Posts Tagged ‘Time Management’
Q: “Denise, 2016 seemed like a blur! I felt like I was being pulled in all directions by buyers and sellers and I never found the time to implement some of the systems that I need. For example, I have been in the industry for nine years, but still don’t have a system for taking […]
Q: “Denise, I have chosen my word theme for 2017. It is “Reduce”. I want to reduce the amount of new lead generation I take on, want to reduce the amount of stuff I buy and have, want to reduce the complexity of my business. But now I am overwhelmed and don’t know where to […]
Q: “Denise, I’m already thinking ahead to the new year and resolutions. I don’t know if I’ll be able to keep all of them, BUT what can a busy agent like me do to stay on track?” A: It sounds like you’re planning on adding more to your routine with your New Year resolutions, but […]
Real estate is a business of managing priorities. I bet if you took a minute and wrote down every possible item that you think you have to do for your business, you would probably have dozens and dozens of “to dos”. Everything from entering last month’s expenses and this year’s taxes to a CMA for […]
Q: Denise, I am juggling eight transactions right now and have been barely keeping my head above water since spring. I don’t see a break any time in the foreseeable future. My house is a disaster. My kids can’t live off pizza forever. I know it is time to hire an assistant, but I am […]
If you made a list of “to do” items right now in your business, how would you feel? Confident that you had a handle on most of them? Completely overwhelmed by the deficiencies in your business? Or completely indifferent because you weren’t planning on tackling them anyway?
Q: I have too much to do every week and I am getting so far behind. How do I manage my time more effectively? I feel like I’m drowning!
A real estate agent that I coach recently presented me with a beautiful weekly calendar with lead generation, client follow-up, and potential client follow-up neatly organized according to time blocks and color-coded. I complimented him on his diligence and use of color in a calendar format and then informed him that with his personality type […]