Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager (American West Realty & Management)

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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

It takes a state of mind, shutting out and most often off the phone. Fo rme i like white noise such as a low volume radio or tv to block out the hum of brain waves

Apr 20, 2017 06:54 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast

Yep, I go to our office's pond, grab a table and shut off my phone.

Shutting off your phone is key.

Nelson

 

Apr 20, 2017 06:55 PM
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
Keller Williams 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale

Get up especially early....large cup of java and shut the office door....

Apr 20, 2017 07:49 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I shut off my phone and the rest is easy

Apr 20, 2017 09:41 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Closing email, turning off the phones and turning up the music.

Apr 20, 2017 09:36 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Forward the phone and do it at home.

Apr 20, 2017 09:03 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

I shut out the entire world.... if it's a big project at work, my door is closed and no one interrupts....if it can be completed at home, I go home with it...

Apr 20, 2017 08:43 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

As long as phones are quieted and my dog is not barking at the neighbor's dogs, it's all good. :D

Apr 20, 2017 08:13 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

No phones and some soft jazz!

Apr 20, 2017 08:02 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker

I do a 10 minute mind hack meditation. Shut off my phones. Turn off email. Head done and .... GO. 

Apr 20, 2017 07:51 AM
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Corinne Guest, Managing Broker
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
The Choice of Professionals

No, I don't have a problem getting focused, my office is pretty quiet anyway.

Apr 20, 2017 07:30 AM
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Lise Howe
Long and Foster - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

Parked and reading here - I am too easily distracted

Apr 20, 2017 07:15 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I actually like to listen to music to focus on work.  Kids have to be somewhere else too ;-) Kasey

Apr 20, 2017 07:05 AM
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Maria Sapio
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Like Nike says - 'Just Do It' ...

Apr 20, 2017 06:47 AM
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

I am really good at tuning everything out and focusing.  It's a gift and a curse.  LOL

Apr 20, 2017 06:30 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Keller Williams Success Realty - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Not for me - I tend to be obssesive - or so my husband tells me

Apr 20, 2017 06:25 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing

Nathan,

For the past 6 days, it has been about that.  Ron has been the focused one, and then I do everything else that we do together.  It works well, we are used to times like these.  A

Apr 20, 2017 06:23 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Turn off the phone and close the door.

Apr 20, 2017 06:03 AM
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I turn the phone on silent, and ignore my email for a time.

Apr 22, 2017 07:58 AM
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Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor
The K Company - Pembroke Pines, FL
Residential for Sellers and Buyers in S. Broward

I have to shut phone and try to do that particular task the early part of the day.

Apr 21, 2017 10:34 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & personality!

I start by putting my phone on airplane mode and out of sight.

Apr 21, 2017 05:09 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Home office. Phone and text messages OFF.

Apr 21, 2017 04:44 AM
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Praful Thakkar
eXp Realty - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Nathan Gesner - I know it is not easy - however, I just focus on The One Thing!

Apr 20, 2017 09:49 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I just focus on the task at-hand! 

Apr 20, 2017 09:17 PM
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Fred Griffin
Frederick Griffin, Exclusive Buyer's Broker - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 Phones off.  Don't check emails.

Apr 20, 2017 08:47 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,
RE/MAX Professionals. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

Turn off the phone and shut the door....

Apr 20, 2017 08:02 PM
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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

I shut my phone off and concentrate at my office..not going home with it..get too distracted.

Apr 20, 2017 07:03 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I time block and get it done. I work well under pressure and can shut out distractions really well.

Apr 20, 2017 07:00 PM
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Ronald Gombach
The Gombach Group - Morrisville, PA

Headphones and solo-jazz piano.

Apr 20, 2017 01:39 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386
Realty One - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I focus and do not answer my phone unless from a caller I am expecting.

Apr 20, 2017 12:54 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Block out time is 5 to 7 in the morning works for me.

Apr 20, 2017 10:39 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor

As that old Nike commercial said I "just do it." 

Apr 20, 2017 10:07 AM
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Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

I pick a time and place to work, then shut off/out everything else. 

Apr 20, 2017 08:58 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

I tend to spend less time focus on the more urgent issue. I get criticized not focus on that task 100% by defer all others.   Every year I pay tax on time. I go home spend quality time with family. 

 

Apr 20, 2017 07:51 AM
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Susie Kay
Ultima Real Estate - Dallas, TX
Dallas Specialist

I tried to shut my door but life is full of interruptions so I can't completely ignore the world.

Apr 20, 2017 07:49 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

I concentrate at my desk.

Apr 20, 2017 06:55 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Those that honor the moment have no trouble finding their centers & focusing when necessary. Those that are all over the place find it harder

Apr 20, 2017 06:54 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I have to find a quiet place

Apr 20, 2017 06:21 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia
Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

I delegate all other tasks and I shut myself in my office

Apr 20, 2017 06:14 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Nathan Gesner Go to my private office where no one will bother me.

Apr 20, 2017 06:13 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Turn off my cellphone. 

Apr 20, 2017 06:08 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

No sir, I have the ability to shut off all outside distractions,, movements or anything else that keeps me from concentrating on my goal

Apr 20, 2017 06:00 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

My routine is to commit the day. However, life goes on and people need our help.

The committed day means 2 hr blocks of intense focus, with a break to address priority 1 issues. Then back to the task.

Apr 20, 2017 05:58 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Go to our meeting room where there are less distractions than my office.

 

Apr 20, 2017 05:56 AM