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Tips from Tom

Tips from Tom

Stuck or Scaling: The Bifurcation of Today’s Agents & How to Move Forward Powerfully

Let’s break down some numbers really quick… There are somewhere around 1.5 million licensed agents in the U.S. But of those, only 57% have actually transacted a deal this year. So there’s approximately 850,000 agents handling this crazy market we’re in right now. And as I look out on everything going on, I can’t help […]

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The REAL Takeaway from the News of Zillow Buying ShowingTime

Peter Drucker told us many years ago: All business is innovation and marketing. We should know this. We should collectively strive for this. Yet what do we see when someone innovates to provide a better customer experience in real estate? Outrage. Fear. Consternation. Condemnation. If you felt any of those emotions when you heard the […]

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Real Estate Scripts: My NEW Best Response for “How’s the Market?”

Things change in this industry all the time. But since at least 2009, I’ve stuck with a script I feel is the best response to the question you probably hear five times a day, if not more: “How’s the market?” (Want proof? Check out this babyface.) But that was then. This is now. A few […]

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Why I’m Bringing Back BluePrint for 2021

I hope you’re seeing the same thing I am. As I talk with agents and brokers and industry heavyweights… As I see mortgage rates at or near all-time lows… When I hear the stories about the incredible demand for housing right now… …I see nothing but tremendous opportunity in the marketplace for 2021. And that’s […]

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Why You (Too) Should Accept My 90-Day ‘Hour of Power’ Challenge

One thing about my role as a coach is I love to see improvement. So if someone reveals a weakness to me, I’m not gonna just “let it go.” I’m going to confront them and challenge them to make things better. Such was the case recently with one of the Rockstar team leaders in our […]

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Five Simple Words to Get You Un-Stuck & Fuel Your Success

Sometimes we all have “one of those days.” Maybe you’re feeling unmotivated. Maybe you’re feeling stuck, not knowing what to do next. Maybe it feels like you’re just going through the motions. If you’ve ever experienced any of those feelings, here’s my advice in five simple words: “Who can I help today?” Focus on Helping […]

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4 Ways to Conquer ‘Fear of Failure’ & Finally Fulfill Your Greatness

You come to me for raw advice you can use, right? So today I’m hoping you’ll give me the latitude to get real with you… That’s what a coach does. Sometimes I have to confront people on the stories they’re telling themselves. And when somebody tells me what’s holding them back is fear of failure, […]

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Why I’m Excited for Some & Nervous for Others in 2021

I’m excited. It’s a new year, and when I look inside our private coaching member Facebook groups, there’s a lot of really inspiring activity… People sharing their 2020 success stories (despite all the adversity they faced) Others outlining their ambitious goals for 2021 Exchanging thanks for the contributions to one another Arranging role plays Solving […]

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