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Want to Boost Your Productivity? Change Your Habits

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It’s no secret that the most productive people in business are more productive than others. How do they do it? It’s all down to their daily habits. Over time, they’ve cultivated the smart habits that lead to success. What are these habits? Here are a few that will help you become more efficient with your time so you can increase your productivity. 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

Recharge Your Battery—A Business Inspirational Tip from Brian Buffini

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Remember to recharge your batteries, especially at this time of year.

Are you an adrenaline junkie? While there is a time and place for that (perhaps on the side of a mountain with skis strapped to your feet or when you have a parachute strapped to your back and you’re flying through the sky), work isn’t one of them. In this clip from the real estate event, the MasterMind Summit, Brian Buffini explains why being an adrenaline junkie in your business can put you on the fast track to Burnout City. Continue reading

6 Ways to Get More Done When Working from Home

When working from home, dress like you're going to meet a client later.

When working from home, dress like you’re going to meet a client later.

Although many real estate professionals work in offices, others work from home. Even if you work in an office, you may have the opportunity to work from home a day or two during the week. While working from home has huge advantages—no commute, easy access to a fully stocked kitchen and comfortable seating—it may be challenging to concentrate when distractions abound. Here are some tips to help you keep your productivity high when you work from the comfort of your home. Continue reading