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In both business and personal relationships if you observe correctly, loyalty is underrated. Your neighbor who has known you for years lists their house with someone else. A long sustained relationship business or personal, goes sideways and they don't talk with you anymore. A dentist or doctor d...
There can be a perception that is not a good one between real estate agents within an office or a town, or between lenders, inspectors, title companies, any professionals in an industry that they are "competition." At one level that may be true in terms of "getting the business." Competing for a ...
One letting go technique I have discovered along the way is don't push too hard to figure everything out. If you like questioning, or analyzing deeply especially to understand human behavior, pull back some.Not Knowing All The Answers Is Freeing.Too many questions up front to people to solve the ...
With buyers and selecting the 'target' of what they are after too often junior agents immediately ask number of bedrooms, what city, price range etc. That is the NUTS & BOLTS to a bigger question where they should have a blank canvas and PAINT a picture of something called LIFESTYLE.What are you ...
In our modern society persistence is lauded, but stopping a pursuit, and saying ENOUGH when you are done, not so viewed as heroic. So today's topic,When It's OK To Give Up.Think of the opposite first, Churchil saying NEVER NEVER NEVER NEVER to the Nazi invasion of England. Crippled Apollo 13 tryi...
What is interesting working social media, whether it be blogs, Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube commenting, etc. some people get upset with what they see or read and respond negatively. It can turn into a loud voice where they write lots of paragraphs back, or write about it eve...
I have caught myself in many business and personal situations saying to myself,"Life Will Surprise You Sometimes"There are two categories of these surprises, bad ones and good ones. I try not to dwell on the bad ones too long, someone dying suddenly, disappointment, not meeting expectations, thin...
I have written in the past about the importance of Disconnect Zones or periods in the day where you"unplug" from your phone but what about asking, Tool or Toy?Today's powerful phone IS a computer more than a phone and if you are on it all the time HOW do you get anything ELSE done?I think yo...
There is a concept in advertising that pushes the bounds of exaggeration and deception called PUFFERY. In looking at things presented to you, products or services, a real estate property, a real estate agent, a hamburger, a hair cut place, WHAT are they telling you? Promotion or a lie?Puffery is ...