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Ask Denise: Better Planning

A: “Denise, my office is doing a business planning session in a couple of weeks which I am very excited about. I have no problem with the planning. In fact, every year I make a plan. But how close does my actual year come to my plan? That can be measured in light years. I […]

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 […]

The Dog Ate My Time-Blocking Schedule

dog chewed schedule

How are those New Years’ business resolutions holding up? Did you start off the year with great intentions to get organized and complete those client care and business-building tasks that you know you need to do to succeed? Have you made progress in this arena or are you having some roadblocks? Or did you start […]

Get Revved Up for 2016

Happy New Year 2016!

Ahhhh!!! Can’t you feel it? 2016 is going to be a great year in real estate! There is so much to look forward to and I am thrilled that you are spending your waning days of 2015 reading this article and getting ready for what the new year has in store for you. If you […]

Toss Out That Antiquated Business Plan!

writing out action plan

Agents near and far have been clamoring for a meaty business plan template for 2016. However, my recommendation for 2016 is to keep it short, sweet, and only focus on the action items that are going to bring you business. “But Denise!” they say, “Where do I put my income goals? Where do I put […]

Vision… If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It!

Alannah on horse

This year my daughter, Alannah, went off to college. Hard to believe how fast the years have passed! Something really special and enlightening happened at the end of her senior school year right before she graduated from high school. I received a piece of mail at my home and it was addressed to my daughter. […]

A Foundation for Success, Your Business Vision

man drawing thru a maze

I have coached many agents over the years and the first question I ask them is, “What is your vision for your business?” Without a clear vision for your business, you’re unlikely to ever achieve your business goals. For example, agents tell me all the time that they want to make so much money so […]

Bucket List Day: The Best & Worst Day of My Life

— Make sure to scroll down the page to see more photos from our trip! — I have always loved zebras! Ever since I was a little girl I can remember my fascination with and love of zebras. Their unusual stripes and aloof demeanor always intrigued me. I loved that they looked like horses, but […]

Ask Denise: Bucket List

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I have been thinking about my bucket list since we talked last week and I am shocked at how many things are on my list! How do you suggest I start checking things off? A:  That is a great question and a fun one to answer! Start finding opportunities to check them off. […]

2015: The Year for Rules in Your Business

Female Agent explaining closing costs

While it is always a good idea to make goals for your business, usually there are – or should be – a set of rules to go along with that. For example, if your goal is to increase the number of referrals you had last year by 10%, you need to establish some rules around […]

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