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Via Steve Hoffacker - Real Estate Sales & Marketing Consulting and Strategies: This is the launch of a new group called "Speechless Sundays." It is patterned after the successful new group “Wordless Wednesdays” and offers another opportunity to share inspiring photographs to start the week off on a positive note. Share your pictures of waterfalls, sunrises, sunsets, children playing, landscapes, worship, or family relationships – anything that sets a wonderful positive tone and that can be said with just the picture. Original works only - something you personally took. The whole point is to let the picture (8 comments)
"I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." Booker T. Washington, educator, author
As I see it. . . . . . . . The measure of a successful person is the obstacles they overcome on their success journey. (2 comments)
"People with goals succeed because they know where they're going." Earl Nightingale, author, speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . . When you have a clearly defined purpose, along with a written plan where you clarify your goals, it keeps you on track to understand where you're going and how you will get there. (3 comments)
"We are judged by what we finish, not what we start." Anonymous
As I see it. . . . . . . . If you believe that it's worth doing and will add value to your life make sure to see it through. Stay with it just a little longer and be sure to bring it to a successful conclusion.
Via Danielle Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches: Tips and Tools you can immediately implement into your business to increase your income Instructed by Lou Ludwig, National Trainer and Active Member of the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches and the Gold Coast Builders Association.
RAPB Boca Raton Conference Center 3200 N. Military Trail, Suite 110 9:00am-12:00pm Effective Personal Promotion and Marketing Strategies December 5, 2008 Look at Personal Promotion and Marketing in a Different Prospective. STOP Wasting your Time and Money on methods that no longer work! Building a (0 comments)
Approved for 45-hours of Sales Associate Post Licensing <or> 11-hours specialty CE <and> 3-hours Core Law Tuition: On or before November 15, 2008
Members & Non-Members $247.50 Members & Non-Members $287.50 Florida Keys Board of REALTORS® Training Center 92410 Overseas Highway, Suite #3 Tavernier, FL 33070 Sponsors:
Florida Keys Board of REALTORS® and the Florida Association of REALTORS® To register: 305-852-9294 - fax: 305.852.0716 or logon to: http://www.flkeysboardofrealtors.com Too busy for classes? You can now take GRI-1 online! Logon to: http://www.fargri.com
Via Danielle Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches: If you are a Realtor, meaning you are a member of your local Realtor Association, you MUST take the NAR Mandated Code of Ethics between January 1st, 2005 and December 31st, 2008 or you will LOSE YOUR REALTOR MEMBERSHIP!!! I know it's hard to remember when it was last taken...something you may have done 4 years ago is hard for anyone to keep track of. You can either check by contacting your local board and making sure they have (6 comments)
Citigroup collapses! - 11/24/08 01:37 PM
This is an important blog for the real estate professional to read. Lou Via Jane Herron: Citigroup collapses! Banking Shutdown Possible by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.
1 OCC's Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activities, Second Quarter 2008, http://www.occ.treas.gov/ftp/release/2008-115a.pdf, page 1. 2 Bank for International Settlements, Semiannual OTC derivatives statistics at end-December 2007, http://www.bis.org/statistics/otcder/dt1920a.pdf
Weiss Research, first began rating the safety of the nation's banks in the early 1980s, and later founded Weiss Ratings, a separate subsidiary dedicated exclusively to safety ratings - on thousands of banks, insurance companies, brokerage firms, mutual funds and stocks. Subsequently the Weiss (0 comments)
"What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it- would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have." Ralph Marston
As I see it. . . . . . . . A principal of the law of attraction is when we show appreciation and are grateful for what we have we will continue to attract abundance into our (4 comments)
"I believe life is a series of near misses, a lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It's seizing the day and accepting responsibility for the future. It's seeing what others don't see, and pursuing that vision." Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO
As I see it. . . . . . . . Seize the day! Take responsibility for your future and continually seek new opportunities.
Today as realized that I had passed the 75,000 point milestone with active rain It seems like yesterday that I made my first post. I have enjoyed the social networking that active rain offers with real estate professional's through-out the county along with the exchange of comments on the posts. There is great information flowing through active rain, with people very open and willing to share their stories and expertise. I will look forward to continue to sharing information with the active rain community in the future. I invite you to view (6 comments)
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"Talent made a poor appearance. Until he married Perseverance." Arthur Guiterman, editor and poet
As I see it. . . . . . . . Talent will start you on your success journey, but when you introduce perseverance you create an unstoppable combination of forward momentum to take you over the finish line. (2 comments)
"The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people." Walt Whitman, poet
As I see it. . . . . . . . The strength of America is in the people. Never underestimate the will of the American people to overcome any obstacle or challenge once they put their minds to it. (4 comments)
"Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was." Robert Louis Stevenson
As I see it. . . . . . . . Your success journey starts with what you currently have and with the first step you take from where you stand today. (4 comments)
Our own Michael Owen received NAR award at convention this weekend! - 11/12/08 12:57 PM
Michael Owen member of the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches is recognized By NAR Via Danielle Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches: Congratulations to Michael Owen of Delray Beach, FL, a very active member of the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB) for receiving the National Association of Realtors 2008 Distinguished Service Award this weekend at the National Convention. Out of 1.2 milllion Realtors, no more than two are recognized with this award each year. NAR established the DSA in 1979 to honor Realtors(R) who have made outstanding contributions to the real estate industry and are recognized as leaders in their (0 comments)
"Knowledge is power. The more knowledge, expertise, and connections you have, the easier it is for you to make a profit at the game of your choice." Stuart Wilde, author, speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . . As you increase your knowledge and expertise you will become a valued resource for your customers. This will separate you from the competition and you will be seen as an expert in your field. (8 comments)
"Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable." B. C. Forbes, publisher Forbes magazine
As I see it. . . . . . . . It's always too early to quit. Many times our goals are within our reach but all we see are the obstacles and the challenges. At that moment we have a choice. Do we continue to strive towards our objectives or do we quit?
"I can tell you about a sawmill man with whom I set one night while every dollar he owned was going up in smoke before his eyes. He was very quiet. I tried to be sympathetic. "I'm imagining how the new mill will look," he said." Clarence Budington Kelland, in the American Magazine
As I see it. . . . . . . . Life is about how we look at things
"In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won't be able to do this." Willie Mays, baseball great and hall of fame inductee
As I see it. . . . . . . . To achieve success dedicate your heart, your spirit, and your effort in your chosen field.
Floridians get Health Insurance - 11/07/08 08:01 PM
Note Insurance Inforamtion for Realtors Via Danielle Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches: HEALTH INSURANCEFlorida has picked six insurers, including United Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, to provide no-frills health insurance plans for nearly 4 million Floridians now without coverage. Residents uninsured for at least six months could be able to buy a policy under the "Cover Florida" program sometime in early 2009.Read the full story:http://www.floridarealtors.org/NewsAndEvents/n1-101708.cfm (8 comments)
"Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it." Albert Einstein
As I see it. . . . . . . . Wisdom comes from our experiences throughout our lives. Wisdom also comes from trial and error, having an open mind, and learning to do things in a more efficient and productive manner. (4 comments)
"Like success, failure is many things to many people. With a positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again." W. Clement Stone, entrepreneur
As I see it. . . . . . . . How you view your world through the eyes of your attitude will determine how and what you see. (12 comments)
"Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to over-coming the consequence of any misfortune." William James
As I see it. . . . . . . . First accept was has happened, and then take the reasonability for the actions that would change the circumstances, then take massive action to create the desired outcome. (4 comments)
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