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2008 

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 Jeff...
01/22/2008
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 al...
01/15/2008
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 mi...
01/15/2008
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...
01/08/2008
"He who rushes ahead doesn't go far."-- Lao-Tzu (~500 B.C.E), Tao Te ChingConsider 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 proc...
01/03/2008
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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 ...
01/02/2008
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...
01/02/2008
Your Pre 2008 ChecklistPlanning 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 ...
01/02/2008
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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 do...
01/02/2008
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