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The Way to Become Rich . . . . . "The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket." Andrew Carnegie, industrialist As I see it. . . . . . . . Become a specialist in a market niche; put your energy and efforts into growing that niche into an unstoppable business to where you are seen as an expert in your field. (3 comments)
Does my Ad Comply with HUD - 07/26/08 09:07 PM
Does my Ad Comply with HUD Do I have to put the Fair Housing Logo in my display advertizing? This is a great question asked by a student in a recent Fair Housing and Diversity Class. What triggered this question was the previous weekend's real estate selection of the local newspaper. Both builders and Realtors® display ads appeared in this section. A student showed me the newspaper and we proceeded to count twenty-nine display ads located in the section. Then we counted the ads with the Equal Housing Opportunity Logo. Seventeen of the twenty-nine ads did not have the logo displayed (3 comments)
"Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity." Louis Pasteur, chemist and microbiologist As I see it. . . . . . . . As we strive to achieve our goals tenacity of purpose will keep us focused on our desired outcomes.
"Not everything that's faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it's is faced." James Baldwin As I see it. . . . . . . . The one thing that is consistent in our lives is change. When we are facing change step out of our comfort zone and look at change as an opportunity (1 comments)
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in the moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As I see it. . . . . . . . A man builds his character when he stands strong in the winds of challenge. (6 comments)
"Watch your thoughts; They become words. Watch your words; They become deeds. Watch your deeds; They become habits. Watch your habits; They become character. Character is everything." Ralph Waldo Emerson
As I see it. . . . . . . . Your thoughts determine how you view your life and how you will live it.
Education Opportunity The Secret to Thriving in Any Type of Market Conditions Preparing your Mind for Success Re-think the traditional methods that are currently being applied and are no longer working or effective. Understand how to develop a solid foundation for creating buyer's urgency in any type of market no matter what conditions exist. Step outside the box of buyer's urgency and apply new creative strategies and techniques to increase our effectiveness with your business and income.
Intstructor: Lou Ludwig Date July 22, 2008 Time 9:00 am to 12 noon For additional information contact
Have You Checked Your Gas Mileage Lately? You may be shocked. . . . . . . Due to the amount of driving that I do, and to comply with IRS, I maintain an auto log. Over the last several weeks it seemed I was using more gas than usual. I went back into the log and calculated the average gas mileage on the two autos that I drive. When I made the comparison I was shocked to see that my gas mileage was off on both autos by about twenty percent, that's a huge drop off. What I determined (6 comments)
Luck is Happens When. . . . . . "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." Seneca As I see it. . . . . . . . Preparation is the foundation to meeting our challenges and opportunities with an air of quiet confidence. Preparation places us in a position to reach our desired outcome. (1 comments)
"Your life right now is a reflection of your past thoughts. That includes all the great things, and all the things you consider not so great. Since you attract to you what you think about the most, it is easy to see what your dominant thoughts have been on every subject of your life, because that is what you have experienced." Rhonda Byrne: Australian writer and producer, known for The Secret
As I see it. . . . . . . . Your thinking has gotten you (5 comments)
Education Opportunity and Networking Meet the Top Sales Experts at SEBC Looking for ways to boost your new home sales? The 30th annual Southeast Building Conference is the place for you. On Thursday and Friday (July 31-August 1), some of the nation's top sales and marketing pros will be available to you, free of charge. Here is the schedule of Meet the Experts sessions, all of which will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando: Thursday, July 31, 2008 9am-10:15am, Working with Agents to Make Sales, Rick Bavec, Tolaris Homes, Sanford FL, and Internet 101, Melissa Stockstill, (1 comments)
In speaking with a number of my international contacts they are telling me that they see the market in the United States as a bargain. With the currency exchange and the lower prices the international buyers see this as an ideal time to buy. As a result, we are seeing more international referrals and buyers. The international buyers are looking for property that is maintenance free and they see the condominiums as a great situation for ownership. They can lock the door when they leave and not be concerned about maintenance. The U. S. property can be used by their (3 comments)
"Procrastination is the natural assassin of opportunity." Victor Kiam
As I see it. . . . . . . . . Procrastination will keep us up at night, it will put us on a defensive position with people, and it will make us look unprofessional and derail our success journey. DON'T LET IT HAPPEN. . . . . Procrastination is a habit and a personal choice. It's our choice. Decide today, change the habit of procrastination. Write down what you have to do daily, commit yourself to accomplish the most challenging things (9 comments)
"When we accept tough jobs as a challenge and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen." Arland Gibert
As I see it. . . . . . Success is not always easy; in fact they come as tough jobs that require hard work. There are times that we have to tackle the challenges in our lives with gusto and enthusiasm. (2 comments)
In a recent conversation with a new home sales professional we were discussing the steps that would be required for him to succeed under the current market conditions. He is currently working in a stalled community that requires addressing the challenges and solutions that are necessary to revitalize the community sales efforts. What happened next in the conversation shocked me to the core! His response regarding a plan of action was, "I can't do that." I paused for a moment and I replied that I agreed with him. By the look on his face he looked relieved. I replied (2 comments)
NETWORK "Network and grow rich." Lou Ludwig, sales turn around specialist
As I see it. . . . . Networking in both a personal and online social networking setting will build a contact base. Over time your contacts will grow into a sphere of influence of opportunities, sales and referrals.
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
As I see it. . . . . . Forming positive habits is essential to ones continued success. The journey of excellence takes determination and forming the repetition and habits that will get you to your desired outcome. (1 comments)
"No one can cheat you out of ultimate success, but yourself."
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet
Focus on every opportunity has they present themselves to you. Maximize your efforts for the desired outcome. See your opportunities as stepping stones to a brighter future. It becomes our choice to succeed and achieve.
The human mind can't distinguish between what is imagined and what's real. Our experiences and thoughts are stored in our subconscious mind. Your subconscious mind is a powerful computer and controls your inter thoughts and actions.
"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are."
Anais Nin, French born U.S. author
Is the person we see in ourselves the person we went to be? Visualize yourself as you went to be, see yourself enjoying the success that you were meant to have. When you do you will see things differently (1 comments)
Determination "The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination."
Tommy Lasorda, baseball manager
Tommy Lasorda played for the Brooklyn Dodgers for 4 years and appeared in just 26 games as a pitcher. In his entire major league career he never won a game and lost 4 games. He became a hall of fame manager for the Dodgers, twice being named manager of the year, winning 1599 games and 2 World Series over a 21 year career. Lasorda found what was possible though determination.That determination is (0 comments)
"Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves."
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