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Branding Spotlight: Annual Client Review

Are you looking at your pipeline thinking you would like some additional business come January? Perhaps the single most important follow-up and client care activity that you can do every year is the Annual Client Review. This snapshot of market activity is appreciated by clients, demonstrates your expertise and gives you several opportunities to reconnect […]

Ask Denise: Scoring Points in Client Care

Q: “Denise, I am trying to amp up my communication to my sphere database and I remember something from a class of yours that has a numbering system for ranking communication. Can you remind me of that?” A: Of course! That is my 36 Point System and a fantastic way to provide structure to any […]

The Foundation of All Success: ACTION, ACTION, ACTION!

I have coached many agents over the years and most of them want to know what the “secret sauce” is for success in real estate.  Without any hesitate I quickly reply, “ACTION, ACTION, ACTION!!!” You can have the best vision for your business and the loftiest goals but without taking CONSISTENT ACTION in your business […]

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 […]

Ask Denise: Word for 2016?

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I understand you encourage people to have a “word” or an overarching theme for 2016. Can you tell me more about that? A:  Having a word for your year is similar to having a short-term mission statement. The word needs to be easy to remember and utilize when making decisions about your business. […]

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 […]

Ask Denise: Advertising Pens?

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I just ordered my calendars for my clients and the printer says I can get 1,000 pens for a good price. Do you think this is something I should do? A:  My first question to you is, “Do you have an annual advertising plan?” If so, are pens on that list of needs? […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Fall Catch Up Plan

Man running thru autumn trees

Fall is a natural time to reflect back on your year and to give yourself a fresh start so you can finish out the year strong. With kids going to school and our focus turning away from summer activities, this is a great time to examine your business and determine if you are on track […]

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