Monthly Archives: December 2014

Ask for a Referral Today—A Business Inspirational Tip from Brian Buffini

Asking for a referral is a key part of working by referral.

Asking for a referral is a key part of working by referral.

When your business comes by way of referrals, you can’t be shy about asking for them. However, many agents hesitate to do so because they don’t want to seem intrusive or rude. In this clip, Brian Buffini explains the importance of asking for referrals and gives you the perfect dialogue to use. Continue reading

Recommit to Your Marketing in 2015

Succeed in 2015 by recommitting to your marketing.

Succeed in 2015 by recommitting to your marketing.

Make 2015 your best year ever by recommitting to your marketing! Get more out of your marketing system—and Working by Referral—with these helpful tips. Continue reading

Celebrate the New Year with These Pop-By Gifts

Candles make a great Pop-By gift.

Candles make a great Pop-By gift.

A new year provides a new opportunity to reconnect with your clients. It’s easy to get so busy with the daily happenings in the business that you lose touch with past clients. Pop-Bys are a great way to get face-to-face with your best and favorite clients, even if it’s been a while, and express gratitude for their business. Here are a few ideas to get started. Continue reading

Be GREAT in 2015

Want to be GREAT in 2015? Get on the phone and call your clients!

Want to be GREAT in 2015? Get on the phone and call your clients!

As we reach the end of the year, many of us begin to think about the successes and failures of the past year and create resolutions and goals for the coming one. Goals are important; however, they make up only part of the equation for success. Anyone can be good at real estate in the coming year; it takes these five things to be truly G.R.E.A.T. Continue reading

Set SMART Goals for 2015

Have you set SMART goals for 2015?

Have you set SMART goals for 2015?

You’ve heard it time and time again—it’s vital to set goals, both personal- and business-oriented ones. The most successful people in business—in any industry—set goals, and track their progress toward achieving them. Most people put this process in motion at the beginning of the year, as the New Year provides the perfect impetus for a fresh start. Use your renewed motivation to think about what you want to achieve this year and set realistic goals. Here’s how: Continue reading

Have Your Best Year Ever

Preparation and planning are essential to having your best year.

Preparation and planning are essential to having your best year.

Although 2014 may not be over just yet, now is the perfect time to prepare to make 2015 your best year ever. After all, now is the time many of us see a slight slowdown in business, giving us the opportunity to assess the previous year, think about what we should do differently next year and set measurable goals to reach in 2015. Are you ready to have your best year ever? Follow these three tips to get started: Continue reading

5 Ways to Improve Your Mind, And Your Business, in 2015

Reading is a great way to improve your mind and learn something new.

Reading is a great way to improve your mind and learn something new.

Did you know that if you improve your mind, you can improve your business? It’s true, the more you learn from books, workshops, mentors, etc. the better able you are to take your business to new heights. The New Year provides the ideal starting point to improve your mind and skills in 2015. If you want to have your best year ever and improve your mind, follow these tips: Continue reading

3 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Goals in 2015

Follow these tips to help you reach your goals in 2015.

Follow these tips to help you reach your goals in 2015.

Goals are an important part of achieving success in business and life. They keep you focused on the tasks that matter, and help you to adopt the good habits that are vital to your success. If you want to make 2015 your best year ever and reach your goals, follow these tips. Continue reading

Need a Reason to Take a Break? Here are three.

Take a break today!

Take a break today!

When is the last time you took a break during the day? If you’re like the typical real estate professional, you probably can’t remember. It’s easy to become so wrapped up in getting everything done that we don’t take the time to take a break. Although time flies when we’re busy and we may forget to take one, more commonly we convince ourselves that we’re much too busy to break away from the task at hand. Unfortunately, not taking a break may have a negative impact on your business and productivity. Here are three reasons to take a break: Continue reading

How to Find Your ‘Why’

Take some time to write down the answers to the questions below.

Take some time to write down the answers to the questions below.

We all could use an extra shot of motivation from time to time, especially when we’re beginning to feel burned out or when it seems as though business isn’t going our way. In these situations, it helps to have a ‘why’ to reconnect to. Your ‘why’ is your reason for working as hard as you do. Not sure what your ‘why’ is? Here are a few tips to help you find it: Continue reading