Psychology

4 Steps to Finishing Strong in 2018: Set Yourself Up for Success Next Year
By Brenda Florida, - Posted on
REALTORS Finishing Your Year Strong- By Starting Strong
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Finishing Strong Means Starting Strong Having a strong fourth quarter means having a banging first quarter! The truth is, most agents coast in fourth quarter. It’s like they get tired, get distracted by the holidays and wait for new inspiration for the coming year. Don’t let that happen to you! I’ve got four stellar steps to finishing strong in 2018 and being poised for the …
5 Easy Tips For Communication Mastery
By Michael Krisa, Executive Editor - Posted on
The 5 Keys To Communication Mastery
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Like it or not, every single day we are practicing communication: negotiating with people, interacting and making presentations. This can be as simple as how we say hello when meeting someone for the first time, or as nerve-wracking as standing in front of an audience of a thousand people and making a speech. The basics of what you need for communication mastery can be summed …
REALTORS – Don’t Take It Personally – 5 Steps to Having a Better Day
By Brenda Florida, - Posted on
Realtors, don't take it personally!
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I have a client who has been working very hard to grow her business and her income. You know what that’s like. It’s not easy. You get excited about buyers, who end up deciding not to buy, or suddenly announce they are working with another agent. Or you leave a listing feeling confident you’ll get it, only to see a competitor’s sign in the yard …
Grow Your Real Estate Business by Being Happy – It IS Possible!
By Brenda Florida, - Posted on
Grow Your Real Estate Business By Being Happy
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Did you know that being happy increases a sales person’s production by 37%? That’s what the research says from the Harvard Business Review. Imagine, increasing your sales by 37%, just by being happy? How do you become happier? Real estate is a very stressful business! I’ve got three steps you can take to increase your level of happiness and give your productivity a boost, even …
Four Success Measures You Can’t Afford NOT to Know! (Part 2)
By Brenda Florida, - Posted on
Success Measures You Need to Know (Realtors)
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In part one of this series about success measures (You can read it by clicking this link) you learned that 58%* of your performance as an agent is determined by four skills: The 4 Success Measures/Skills Self-awareness (last week) Self-empowerment (last week) Other-awareness Self-empowerment plus Other- empowerment We covered how to improve self-awareness and self-empowerment in part one, if you missed that, go read it …
Four Success Measures You Can’t Afford NOT to Know! (Part 1)
By Brenda Florida, - Posted on
4 Success Measures You Can't Afford Not to Know
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Success – it’s something we’re all working toward. Though it’s measured differently for different folks- there are still 4 skills that are integral to helping each of us become successful, on our own terms. If you knew that 58%* of your performance was because of four skills, that have nothing to do with real estate, would you want to know what they are? Regardless of …
Are You Allowing People You Don’t Know to Dictate Who You Will Become?
By Cliff Baird, - Posted on
Are You Constantly Approval-Seeking and Allowing Others to Dictate Your Personality?
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One of the most difficult things in life to learn is which bridge to cross, and which bridge to burn. One of the most freeing things in life to learn is that you don’t have to like everyone and everyone doesn’t have to like you. Constantly approval-seeking and wanting to please others can set you on a course of self-destruction. You will become estranged from …
Flesh, Blood & Circuits…Remembering the Human in Digital Marketing
By Matthew Murphy, - Posted on
Remember the Human in Marketing for Real Estate
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Ever try to get your significant other’s attention, but they’re not really listening because they’re prioritizing their mobile device over you? There’s even a word for it- technoference. Research shows that in 2016, the average American spent nearly 11 hours a day consuming media, (Nielsen Company data). That’s a ton of time with eyeballs glued to a smartphone, computer, tablet or television. (And for those multi-tasking …