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Ask Denise: When Can I Plan?

Q: “Denise, I am taking this time to schedule my client appreciation event which I was going to have this summer – a lovely garden party with big hats and tea. I know it sounds weird, but I have gotten a lot of my clients from my garden club, so it is really relevant. But […]

Powerful Words to Live By, Thanks Neil!

With thanks to Neil deGrasse Tyson National Geographic calls Neil the world’s most famous astrophysicist. Since 1996 he has been the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. I was recently having a conversation with my CEO Shauna Naf and we discussed a statement he […]

Social Distancing and Productivity Opportunities

You can’t go anywhere without hearing about the doom and gloom of the Corona Virus.  This brings up fear, anxiety and uncertainty for what lies ahead.  We have been down a similar road a number of times before with other viruses and other disasters and one thing is certain, this shall pass and we will […]

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 […]

Ask Denise: Theme Word for 2018

Q: “Denise, I am trying to determine my word or go-to theme for 2018. I am thinking of “Transactions”. What do you think?” A: If your goal is to get more transactions done in 2018, while I think that is great, your goal or theme should be based on action that you need to take. […]

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 […]

Following Your Passion

This is a story about an amazing client of ours, Linda Arvanitis, and her dog, Buck. Many of you who are selling real estate today are doing so because it is your calling. You might have had a former career in retail, in sales, in management, or maybe you are even like several of my […]

Buying to Renovate: What Your Clients Need to Know!

Many buyers are finding themselves having a hard time purchasing the type of home they initially began searching for. Often they are faced with a decision to alter their criteria and even their price expectations. Many areas are experiencing severe inventory shortages, leading some buyers to make the decision to remain in their homes and […]

Ask Denise: Talk to Accountant Now?

Q: Denise, wow! I have had an amazing year so far! I am on track to exceed my best year by 100%. It has been a whirlwind. I am finally in a position to pay off some of my debt and put some money into savings. Should I talk to my accountant even though it […]

What is Your Back Up Plan?

Have you ever wondered what you would do with your business if you received a call that required you to drop everything and divert your attention to an issue more important than business?  The call may come from a family member needing your help with an emergency or about an aging parent that needs your […]

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