Friday Fix it: Restructuring Your Week

By
Mortgage and Lending with Keller Mortgage NMLS#1239544

Fridays are my days to review my week and look back at how productive I was. If I feel like I came up short, I ask myself what happened that caused the days to go off track? Here are some great tips to make Friday an Admin/Productive day:

 

1. Make use of your drive to work! I spent 25 minutes getting to work today and called 10 business partners to let them know I'm available this weekend if they need any help with loan questions or want to me to sit open house with them. Bluetooth has become cheap to add to your car. Best part is to do this when you go home as well. Adds about 30mins to 1 hour of productivity to your day. Over a week this can add up to 2 - 5 more hours you stay connected to your clients and business partners!

 

2. Learn to dislike email! Email is a chore and one I dislike. You can spend hours sifting through emails, replying, and waiting for a response. When you write emails, find short direct ways to communicate to reduce the time you spend writing emails. Use draft forwarding for general emails you send, and check email later in the day. The morning hours are more important for calling and getting a hold of people by phone!

 

3. Clean Your Office! A messy work space can be distracting and look unprofessional if clients come to visit. Organize the paper, get folders, and make strong use of outlook calendar to stay organized!

 

Have a great weekend everyone! See you in the Rain next week!

Posted by

Chris Mamone

Loan Officer | Mortgage Master Service Corporation

1425 Lake Tapps Pkwy SE #103, Auburn, WA 98092

Phone: (253) 548-7142| Email: Chris@MortgageMasterWA.Com

Website: www.homelendingbychris.com NMLS ID: 1239544

 

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Comments (3)

Rob D. Shepherd
RETIRED - Florence, OR
RETIRED

I am a slow learner, can you come by my office and show me how to clean off my desk? LOL

Mar 20, 2015 04:43 AM
Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage
Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona - Orlando, FL
Keller Williams Land Luxury Division Specialist

I find that drive time very productive as well.  It gives me a chance to return calls. 

Mar 20, 2015 03:57 PM
Jay Markanich
Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC - Bristow, VA
Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia

Another good list Chris.  Email is not business communication unless it is responded to!  When you send them out and don't get anything back, it's a sure sign.

Mar 22, 2015 08:38 AM