One of the most powerful things you can learn to do in your business is learning how to delegate. Stop doing the things that you don’t like doing, you don’t have time, or you’re just not good at. What I ask agents to do is get a sheet of paper and write down the top […]
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Hi everyone, and welcome to this week’s Zebra Report. This week I want to talk about something that smart business-people do, something that great leaders do, and something that organized people do. What’s the secret? It is the ability admit when you’re not good at doing something. It’s the ability to recognize that you need […]
Q: “Denise, I am sure you have heard this a million times. I have a marketing plan in place. I plan on mailing to my database each month like you said. I am doing open houses like you said. And I plan on marketing to expired listings like you told me. But the only thing […]
Q: “Denise, I have been working on my systems with my team. We have a system for buyer closings which includes a closing gift. This closing gift is right there on my team’s closing checklist, but I realized this morning that no one had bought it. Clearly my system isn’t working. Help!” A: Your system […]
Q: “Denise, I had two projects that I really wanted to get done this summer for my business: Start planning my late fall client appreciation event Get my database updated But my business has been crazy this summer and every time I sat down to do it, I had a seller who was thinking about […]
Q: “Denise, I am just working on my business plan for 2019 and I know you are a big proponent of an action plan rather than just a business plan. I am thinking through how this could work for me. I have a list of stuff I want to accomplish in 2019 as well as […]
Recently I had a discussion with Heather, our project coordinator, regarding the importance of agents keeping things organized in their business. Whether that is organizing your files, systems, or even your time, each is critical to an agent’s success. As Heather puts it “good organization is key to a successful transaction and being organized saves […]
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 […]