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Do you have what it takes to make it in sales..... Guidelines for success!!!! - 01/22/08 01:58 PM
Salespersons of all ages, with all types of experience - at all levels of competence should have one basic common goal: Learn more to earn more. That's one of the characteristics of a great salesperson: continuous learning. Student forever. Readers are leaders-Here is some great advice from Jeffrey Gitomer I was racking my brain to think what other job exists where this type of activity takes place. You could make a case for professional development and specific career knowledge for doctors, lawyers, accountants, and architects. But even they are dependent on sales, marketing, or some form of practice development in order to (3 comments)
Mortgage Industry ...Going north or south - 01/15/08 01:44 PM
With the recent buyout of Country Wide by Bank of America for 4 Billion Dollars. Where is the market heading. Now Bank of America has the largest market share. I guess they really put their money where their mouth is. Now there are talks about JP Morgan Chase making a play to buy WaMu. Why all of a sudden are these major takeovers happening in out time of desparir? In my opinion it looks like these major banks were looking to strike while the iron is hot. Does this mean they are hopeful that their large investments will be soon paying off. do (0 comments)
$6,457.00 a square foot!!!!!!!!!!!! Only in NYC - 01/15/08 01:32 PM
Today I went to an open house in the AOL Time Warner building. This unit is a beautiful 2 bed 2.5 bath designed by Robert Stern. The price is $11,300,000.00. Now here is the kicker.... it is only 1750 squarer feet. Yes it has amazing views and yes it is absolutely gorgeous, but wow.....11.3 mill!!! Only in NEW YORK!!! (3 comments)
10 Most expensive city for renters - 01/08/08 04:25 PM
10 Most Expensive Cities for RentersIt's good news for landlords that mortgage applications fell to their lowest level in a year last month because people have to live somewhere and if they can't or won't buy, they'll have to rent.Here are the nation's 10-most-expensive cities for renters and the average rents. The data is provided by Marcus & Millichap. New York, N.Y.: $2,922 San Francisco: $1,904 Boston: $1,658 San Jose, Calif.: $1,612 Los Angeles: $1,452 San Diego: $1,304 Washington, D.C.: $1,302 Miami: $1,080 Philadelphia: $1,014 Chicago: $1,010 This is great news for investors!!! (0 comments)
More words of wisdom - 01/03/08 02:45 PM
"He who rushes ahead doesn't go far."-- Lao-Tzu (~500 B.C.E), Tao Te Ching Consider This: The benefit of rushing is largely an illusion. The advantage it provides in the short term pales in comparison to the long term damage it can do. Rushing undermines critical thinking, dialogue, & learning processes. If unchecked for too long, it significantly decreases individual and organizational capacity to make smart decisions. It becomes OK not to think things through. A distinction to look at is rushing vs. moving quickly. When someone rushes, they shortchange processes. When someone moves quickly, they follow processes - with speed. On the surface, (1 comments)
Did you know??? - 01/02/08 12:38 PM
How many of these did you know about? A sealed envelope - Put in the freezer for a few hours, then slide a knife under the flap. The envelope can then be resealed. (hmmmmmm...) ============================================ Use Empty toilet paper roll to store appliance cords. It keeps them neat and you can write on the roll what appliance it belongs to. ================================================= For icy door steps in freezing temperatures: get warm water and put Dawn dishwashing liquid in it. Pour it all over the steps. They won't refreeze (wish I had known this for the last 40 years!) ================================================= To (4 comments)
Be safe at your next open house!!!!! - 01/02/08 12:32 PM
Real estate professionals and police on Long Island, N.Y., where there have been a string of burglaries at open houses, offer this advice for homeowners and practitioners concerned about security at these events.Before the open house, start at the front door and imagine you're the criminal coming into an open house. What items of value could you quickly and easily put in a pocket? Remove these valuables from the home and put them in a safe deposit box or at a trusted friend or relative's home.Examine locks and latches on all doors and windows in case a burglar uses the open (2 comments)
Start your New Year off Right!!!!! - 01/02/08 12:29 PM
Your Pre 2008 Checklist Planning for your best year ever... Well, 2008 arrived a lot faster than we expected didn't it? Let's call 2007 a year of education. What did we learn in 2007 that can insure a successful 2008? Here is your checklist. Please complete before 2008 begins. •ü Solidify your reading list and self-education strategy. •o Your clients deserve an expert in the field. Become one. You owe it to them. During the holidays learn to understand the economy better. Get a true sense of where the market is going and what the future holds. Be prepared to have discussions with non (2 comments)
Words Of Wisdom.... - 01/02/08 12:25 PM
Each morning in Africa the sun comes up, and the Gazelle awakes with the knowledge that he must run faster than the fastest Lion or he will be killed. The Lion also wakes up with the knowledge that he must run faster than the slowest Gazelle or he will starve to death. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO---- It doesn't matter whether you are a Lion or a Gazelle, when the sun comes up, you better be running!!!!! (0 comments)
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