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The Selfish Behavior That Is Killing Agent Productivity

Being a coach means playing lots of different roles – teacher, mentor, motivator, accountability partner. And sometimes, psychologist-slash truth-teller. In other words, sometimes I’ve got to cut through the BS and call people on the stories they’re telling themselves. So let’s walk through a common conversation I have with agents who ask me for advice […]

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12 Defining Traits that Separate Real Estate ‘Professionals’ from Real Estate ‘Hobbyists’

Are you all in? Or are you just sorta dabbling in real estate, hoping for what you’ve heard is quick, easy money? Both of these personas exist in our industry. But only one has longevity… the real “professionals” will always outlast the “hobbyists.” Which begs the question: What does it take to become a true […]

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Keynote Speaker Seth Godin… And 9 More Reasons Why Success Summit 2021 is a No-Brainer to Attend

Few people – if any – have influenced my perspective on marketing more than the one and only Seth Godin. He’s written a bunch of great books. (I actually own two prized copies of his epic 17-pound release.) His blog is legendary. He’s launched countless successes through his AltMBA and Akimbo workshops. And now… He’s appearing […]

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The Consumer Deserves Better. Here’s What YOU Can Do About It…

Are you the best agent in your market? Most agents I talk to would say yes, they are. And it’s not an ego thing. It’s the pride they take in their work that pushes them to provide better service than other agents. I’d go so far to say that in a highly competitive industry like […]

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Someone Else Will – AKA How to Stop Giving Your Dreams Away

As a real estate professional, you have unlimited upside. There’s truly no ceiling on how much you can grow and what you can achieve. Which allows you to dream big. Virtually anything you want is within your grasp. Here’s the critical question, though… Are your actions aligned with your dreams? Are you actually doing the […]

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10 Tips to Help You Pick Up the Phone and Make Your Damn Calls!

You might want to bookmark this one. Because at one point or another, we all get in a funk and don’t feel like picking up the phone and making our calls. We make excuses. We procrastinate. We find something else that’s supposedly “urgent.” That was the case for one of our coaching members recently. He […]

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3 Steps to Setting Realistic Buyer Expectations in Today’s Ultra-Competitive Market

“Boy, that escalated quickly.” –Ron Burgundy The Broke Agent recently compared the current landscape for buyers to the giant fight scene in Anchorman – and he’s not exaggerating much. Listings today seem to generate tons of offers, leaving one party victorious and countless other potential buyers defeated, disappointed and licking their wounds. Your job as […]

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7 Options You Should Give Every Homeowner to Get More Listings Today

It’s safe to say many homeowners today are operating by the expression, “A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush.” In other words, they’re content having a place to call “home” during these crazy times even if they’d prefer to move somewhere else. With so much being made of the low-inventory […]

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