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Ask Denise: Scheduling Mayhem!

Q: “Denise, I want to take some time for education this fall. I really feel like I need inspiration and some new ideas to energize my business. But if you were to look at my calendar you would freak out!! Seriously. Between taking care of my aging parents and shuttling them to appointments, dealing with […]

Ask Denise: Taking Back My Schedule

Q: “Denise, I am not sure what happened, but over the summer my schedule totally got away from me. From staying up late because the sun was still out, vacations, crazy homebuyers, and my kids being out of school, I haven’t done my Hour of Power in months let alone get my workouts in. I […]

Counting Blessings: My Dad

As the year draws to a close… COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS! Many of my clients know that 2016 was a very difficult year for me because I lost my father. I have never experienced the level of emotional pain I felt when I lost the man who brought me into this world. I have never spoken […]

Ask Denise: Friends and Family Discount?

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I have received a few potential listing calls lately from my friends and distant family members wanting me to discount my commission. I don’t want to be rude, but it isn’t going to be like I am doing any less work for them and quite honestly, sometimes it is a lot more! What […]

The Gift of a “Wrench”

wrenches and a gift box

You may have heard the term “throwing a wrench in the plans”. Well, from where I’m standing, it seems to be raining “wrenches” this month. I have been contacted by so many agents I am coaching who have needed to change their plans for the summer because a family member has become ill or passed […]

The Gift of the “AHA!” Moment

aha moment

We all have those moments in life when something hits us when we least expect it and rocks our previous beliefs and changes our actions. I call them “AHA” moments. I have had my share of them, as I am sure most of you have had yours. The two most powerful moments I had as […]

The Warmest of Holiday Wishes

Zebra decorated for Christmas

The holiday season is upon us – and for some cultures, it may already have occurred. But because my family celebrates Christmas I’m posting this Zebra Report right before the holiday that I personally celebrate. All autumn I’ve been looking forward to this coming week. As the daylight hours have decreased along with the temperature […]

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