Real Estate Lifestyle

How to Avoid the Ravaging Effects of BURNOUT!
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I always knew that practicing real estate was stressful. But what I didn’t realize was that the real estate profession is ranked in the top 15 “burnout” professions in America. Right up there with air traffic controllers, SWAT police officers and NCAA coaches, real estate agents not only feel the pressure to perform, but frequently sacrifice their personal and family lives for their jobs. Yet …
Peak Performance: That Handshake May be a “Germ Shake”
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How many hands do you touch in a day? If you are doing your job, your hands come in contact with a lot of people: clients, associates, vendors, prospects, attorneys, bankers. And those hands carry germs. Keeping your hands clean is one of the most important steps you can take to avoid getting sick or spreading germs to others, according to the Centers for Disease …
Peak Performance: Boost Productivity with your Home Office…
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We all have a work space at our office, and most of us have that special place at home where we pay bills, surf the Internet and organize our personal business. But when set up properly, that home office can be a workspace that leverages your professional productivity. First, make sure you select a quiet place, free of distractions. Pick a place that is far …
Lifestyle: Staying Healthy in Flu Season
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Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control Nobody wants to lose a potential sale, listing or lead because they are down with the flu. You can help ensure that you don’t come down with this dangerous, miserable, productivity-buster. Vaccination against the flu each fall remains the primary way to prevent this disease. In addition to vaccination, the following simple actions can help decrease the spread of …
Lifestyle: A Brilliant Strategy for Eliminating Personal Debt
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Are you struggling with mounting debt? If you are, here’s a great trick debt counselors use. It’s called “the snowball strategy“, and it’s really quite simple. First, make a list of all your debts beginning with the smallest balance first. Then, continue listing your debts from smallest to largest. Don’t fret or concern yourself with your payment amounts or interest rates. Then, begin by starting …
Lifestyle: Are Headaches Destroying Your Productivity?
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Do you suffer from frequent or occasional headaches? More than 32% of people report getting a headache at least once a week. The debilitating pain from a headache can ruin an otherwise productive day – costing you money. New research shows you may be able to avoid headaches just by changing a few things in your diet… The worst culprit is caffeine. Eliminating caffeine from …
3 Relaxation Techniques for Agents to Quickly Lower Stress
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Practicing real estate is nothing if not STRESSFUL. Prospecting, previewing, listing and showing…not to mention angry clients, DFT’s, and rude prospects…can really take their toll on you if you don’t have tools to manage the stress they bring. Here are 3 simple techniques you can use throughout your day to lower your stress. Try them out and see if they improve your life… Technique #1: …