Recent Articles by Colleen Barry

6 steps for letting go of luck and embracing success

6 steps for letting go of luck and embracing success

But, this misleading concept of luck has the rest of us believing that we are unlucky. This theory is plainly untrue, horribly debilitating and it serves as a scapegoat when we aren't doing well. We blame it on luck and take no action or responsibili...
By Colleen Barry | Thursday, July 2, 2015
Why real estate clients should hire you (and not another agent)

Why real estate clients should hire you (and not another agent)

"Why should we hire you instead of another real estate agent?" Do you fear this question? If so, you probably have not identified your unique value proposition (UVP), which is what makes you different ......
By Colleen Barry | Tuesday, March 10, 2015
5 steps to more real estate sales

5 steps to more real estate sales

You won't get fit by talking about going to the gym. You need to "just do it." Achieving higher real estate sales is no different. My slogan this year is, "Stop dreaming. Start doing." It is time ......
By Colleen Barry | Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Third-party sites are helping, not hurting

Third-party sites are helping, not hurting

If you work in real estate, you have likely heard or spoken this sentence: "Zillow is killing the industry." Well, here's a controversial opinion: In spite of the prevailing opinion, our industry is actually thriving in the age of consumer-driven, th...
By Colleen Barry | Thursday, January 8, 2015
Are you thriving or suffering due to third-party websites?

Are you thriving or suffering due to third-party websites?

If you work in real estate, you have likely heard or spoken this sentence: "Zillow is killing the industry." Well, here's a controversial opinion: In spite of the prevailing opinion, our industry is actually thriving in the age of consumer-driven, th...
By Colleen Barry | Thursday, January 8, 2015