Action creates traction to success

By
Services for Real Estate Pros with C & D Group LLC

Isn't it funny when you know what to do, but don't do it because of this excuse or that one?  

I was stuck.   Expecting to make 2 hours of calls a day to fill the pipeline, but afraid to pick up the phone.  Not enough appointments to fill the pipeline.  Not enough relationships to generate a sale.  

I spoke with my coach, John Mercedes, and he got me back on track.  It's called a little bit of "action to create traction leads to $ucce$$".  

It's an overcast gloomy day, but my mood is at the opposite end of the sprectrum.  I have been dialing and smiling.  Filling the pipeline, making appointments, building relationships with clients, calling old business contacts, not afraid to ask for a referral.    

If you get stuck like I was, look in the mirror and say "I'm going to make a few calls today" and then take action.   Once you get on a roll, the traction pulls you forward.   Thanks, John, you are the best!

Comments (12)

Pat Champion
John Roberts Realty - Eustis, FL
Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs

This is so true you never know when a call will lead to a transaction. Great to have a coach on your side.

Aug 23, 2010 05:27 AM
Jessica Robinson
West Realty - Menifee, CA

Linda Keep at it! Heres hoping for your success!!

Aug 23, 2010 05:28 AM
Amanda Nicodemus
Spring Texas Keller Williams Professionals - Cypresswood - Spring, TX
Spring Texas Real Estate www.amandahomes.com

Good for you Linda! Keeping in touch with your inner circle also helps your business grow.

 

Aug 23, 2010 05:29 AM
Stephanie Reynolds
Integrity First Financial Group, Inc. - Santee, CA
East County San Diego Homes 619-838-4408

Great advice Linda! We can all sit by the phone and wait for it to ring, but if we expect it to ring there needs to be some ACTION taken for this to occur!

Aug 23, 2010 05:33 AM
Dagny Eason
Dagny's Real Estate - Wilton, CT
Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo

Dee - How great is that!    So glad a rainy day has turned around so well for you!   Keep blogging for $ucce$$ too!

Aug 23, 2010 06:50 AM
Linda DePonte
C & D Group LLC - Fairfield, CT
Promotional Ideas, Grow your business, Fairfield County CT

Sorry about the delayed response- I am new to this blogging thing and am not sure of the etiquette.  Thanks for all your comments.

Aug 24, 2010 09:20 AM
Dagny Eason
Dagny's Real Estate - Wilton, CT
Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo

Dee- you are doing great!   I love your post so much - maybe you will change my day today .....  more calls?

Sep 02, 2010 12:03 AM
Chris Smith
Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage - New Tecumseth, ON
South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta

I like that phrase Dee, One that I haven't heard before.

Sep 19, 2010 04:32 AM
Rhonda Eckard
Realty Executives - Hickory, NC

Great advice! It's just what I needed to hear. I'm having a bit of "calling anxiety" lately. Sometimes fear of rejection gets the best of me :)

Oct 18, 2010 03:40 PM
Linda DePonte
C & D Group LLC - Fairfield, CT
Promotional Ideas, Grow your business, Fairfield County CT

Chris-I actually made it up.   I have a habit of rhyming statements.   Glad you like it.    Dee

Oct 19, 2010 09:42 AM
Linda DePonte
C & D Group LLC - Fairfield, CT
Promotional Ideas, Grow your business, Fairfield County CT

Rhonda,  focus on the successful calls and mark them down.   Depending on when you are doing your analysis of "how" you are doing, count those successful calls.  As the months go by, your successful calls will really add up.   Yippeee...Smile & Dial.  Dee

Oct 19, 2010 09:49 AM
Ingri Boe-Wiegaard
Acupuncture Center-Wilton, Fairfield,Bethel, CT - Fairfield, CT
Acupuncture: Treat pain, weight loss, stress

Linda- John mercede is a good coach for sure. He is a treasure. I am so glad you got going forward again. I always imagine you being very on top of action, what with a few coffees... smile.  Thanks for the great pens. 

Apr 03, 2011 09:00 AM