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"What do you mean you won't have any desks" Part 2 THE DETAILS!
Well, first I want to thank everyone for their patience. The support you have shown me based on my obvious anxiety was tremendous, and Active Rain people are the best people there are so I want to thank you. Second of all, I am going to try and explain the exact vision as best I can. I am still debating whether I should try this using video, but I'll give it a start using those things we call words first, so here we go. (38 comments)
The following video is a class I gave at my office on how to do a Listing Presentation. It is a 3 parter so ya'll don't get bored! In any event, the first part which is embedded below is only a couple minutes and leads you up til the actual sit down and formal presentation.
So here’s what happened. I had an idea, a concept really. I wanted to create the most innovative office anywhere - and though the office has made huge strides over the last couple years, I never felt like I would achieve the full potential of what we wanted to become until the physical space matched the philosophical ideal.
So, like Jerry McGuire, I put the idea to paper in an official presentation called, “The Chevy Chase office build out - building the office of the now!” (76 comments)
About an hour ago I found out that I was a finalist for the 2009 REALTOR(R) Technology Spotlight Award - "Visionary" category. How? I have no idea. Seriously, it's just weird. Why? Because when it comes down to it, there are like a gazzilion people out there that blow my mind on a daily basis. These people are the ones I think of when I think of visionary real estate people. Here are just a few that continually blow my mind:
1) Jonathan Washburn (ActiveRain): the smartest guy I have ever met, though I do have more (6 comments)
Via Patricia Kennedy (Evers & Company Realtors): It's finally up: Accentuate the Positive? Maybe Not! It's my first post at the YPN Lounge. It the Young Professionals' Network blog on the Realtor® Magazine online edition. It was fun to be included in this impressive bunch of bloggers (I'm sure that Darrin Friedman - the Blogging Broker himself - had something to do with this) So please, please feel free to drop by and leave a comment. And please, don't anyone tell them I'm on Medicare! (1 comments)
Sometimes we just need to shut up By Darrin Friedman (An open letter)
Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 20 hours, President Obama gave his State of Health Care speech last night, and unless you are a corpse you most likely have an opinion about the subject, and the opinion surrounding the heckle from a congressman from South Carloina. It seems people, regardless of background and profession, seem are all heated up and any criticism of public apathy in regard to politics seems like the long forgotten distant past. So, when I (5 comments)
Via Patricia Kennedy (Evers & Company Realtors): Late last month, I got an invitation to join the blogging team for Realtor Magazine’s online “YPN Lounge”. I immediately clicked on the attachment with the guidelines and today submitted my fist post. Then I went over and checked out the “YPN Lounge”. OK, “YPN” stands for “Young Professionals Network”. I look young.I feel young.I’m young at heart and all that.But my real estate license is older than some of the kids blogging on this site.Did they make a mistake? Did they really want me for the GPN – Geezers’ Professional Network? Or the EPN (1 comments)
Via James Downing - REALTOR®,GRI, ABR - DC Real Estate (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage):
Current Number of Homes Active and Under Contract in the Washington DC area: Here is the breakdown as of September 8th, 2009
The number of properties on the market continues to drop. Sales and inventory tend to be at one of it's lowest points in the month of August. We should see things pick up again over the next few weeks..
Here are the number of homes on the market including the number of homes that were taken Off (EXPIRED) the market last (2 comments)
Very recently, I did an exercise with my agents. Basically it was this: if there is 1/3 of the year left, what are you going to do to maximize the potential you have? So here is my challenge to all of you out there that are finding it difficult to create momentum, and challenge yourself to exceed your own expectation level.Are you doing the following:1. Developing superior time management skills focusing on profitable activity not busy work? 2. Actively participating in coaching with your manager, where you are staying accountable to what you have laid out in your business (4 comments)
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