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4 Ways to Maximize Your Productivity

Be more productive, starting today!

Be more productive, starting today!

Many of us wish that we had an extra hour or two built into each day so that we can get more done. While it’s impossible to add more time to the day, with careful planning, we can boost our productivity and get more done during the hours we have. Here are 4 ways to maximize your productivity, and how Referral Maker® CRM can help. Continue reading

Higher Productivity in 5 Steps

Breaks can help you boost your productivity. Clear your head and get outside today.

Breaks can help you boost your productivity. Clear your head and get outside today.

Who do you think is more productive—the person who works tirelessly every second of the day, putting in overtime and sacrificing lunches and personal time to plow through their to-do lists OR the person who breaks up the day strategically, follows a prioritized list and takes frequent breaks to refocus? While we may say that the first person wins this round, research shows that nose-to-the-grindstone workaholics actually get less done during the day. Why, you ask? It’s simple—their brains are fried. The average mind can only focus for so long and when you’re firing on all cylinders, those cylinders are sure to wear out, leaving you feeling burned out, frustrated and angry (and who can get anything done when they feel like that?) It’s about working smarter, not harder. Here are several ways to start working smarter today. Continue reading

Streamline Your Day to Get More Done

There are a ton of apps available to help you streamline your day, including the Referral Maker CRM app.

There are a ton of apps available to help you streamline your day, including the Referral Maker CRM app.

Would you like to get more done every day? The most productive real estate agents and brokers have mastered the ability to streamline their days so that they can focus on getting the tasks done that drive their businesses. Follow their example and get more done today with these five streamlining tips. Continue reading

The 5 Secrets of Work-Life Balance

Balance your professional and personal life with these 5 tips.

Balance your professional and personal life with these 5 tips.

 

It seems that many people are looking to achieve work-life balance. If you’re like many real estate professionals, achieving this balance is a daily challenge. Since you often work evenings and weekends, it can be difficult to separate your working time from your personal time, and make other people understand the difference. And, since you don’t want to disappoint your clients or colleagues, you may make many personal sacrifices, choosing work over personal commitments. Not only does this put a strain on your personal relationships, but it can also leave you frustrated and less effective as an agent. Continue reading

3 Ways to Make Your Breaks More Productive

A healthy lunch and a few stretches will help to make your break more productive.

You’re probably thinking from the title that this blog post that it will be about encouraging you to work like a fiend at all times, and sacrifice your free time at the altar of success. On the contrary; while we do encourage you to maximize your productivity, we also want you to carve some time for yourself several times a day. After all, it’s difficult to have the energy to manage a thriving business if you’re barreling towards burnout. Instead, there are choices you can make during your break that will replenish your energy tank and get you excited to take on the rest of your day. Here are just a few: Continue reading

The 10 Rules of Productivity

These rules will make you more productive and help your business to thrive.

Many of us want to improve our productivity, but aren’t sure where to start. We’ve been told that it’s essential to work long hours, put our families and interests on the backburner and do twenty things at once in order to be successful. We vow to become more productive and get bogged down with writing lists and planning that we don’t get around to actually doing anything. As a result, we become so frustrated that we didn’t get done as much as we wanted to that we become tempted to give up. Before you throw in the towel, take a deep breath and change your perspective with the following tips: Continue reading