Jacob Lund / Shutterstock.com Podcast: Cutting through the lies we tell ourselves (part 2)

Podcast: Cutting through the lies we tell ourselves (part 2)

Today, we continue our podcast series on how to do what you don't want to (when you don't want to do it) at the highest level. Our focus is on the when-you-don't-want-to-do-it part. Are you waiting to feel a certain way before doing something? Before...
By Tim & Julie Harris | Wednesday, September 14, 2016
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3 areas of continuing education agents can't afford to ignore

If I’ve learned anything over the past 25 years in business, it’s that you’re never finished learning. There’s definitely a risk that the longer you work the more you can close off your mind to new ways of thinking ......
By Sean Whaling | Friday, September 9, 2016
albund / Shutterstock.com Podcast: 15 crazy obvious real estate truths we quickly forget: Part 2

Podcast: 15 crazy obvious real estate truths we quickly forget: Part 2

We all know that hard work, focus and dedication are key traits to achieving career success in real estate, but as we go through our daily routines, it's easy to forget the important truths that got us here in the first place ......
By Tim & Julie Harris | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
albund / Shutterstock.com Podcast: 15 crazy obvious truths we forget too quickly: Part 1

Podcast: 15 crazy obvious truths we forget too quickly: Part 1

The things that make us successful in real estate are the habits and behaviors that we develop over time to help us perform at a high level. Sometimes it's easy to forget the big, obvious things staring us right in the face that have helped us become...
By Tim & Julie Harris | Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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How to keep your agents motivated all summer long

If you’re the leader of a real estate office, you’ll know that summer can present certain challenges for you and your team. The market is hot this time of year, so buyers are active and listings are at a premium. This is positive news, but it can...
By Brian Buffini | Friday, July 8, 2016
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Podcast: A step-by-step guide to becoming a mega agent (part 2)

In case you missed part 1, we continue today by talking about the necessity of a schedule. But not the grueling, slave away, lock yourself in a room for eight hours kind of schedule ......
By Tim & Julie Harris | Tuesday, May 31, 2016
InnerVisionPRO / Shutterstock.com 9 ways to cut the noise and laser focus on being productive

9 ways to cut the noise and laser focus on being productive

The truth is, we find the time to do what we want to do. It’s not enough to say that something is a priority, our actions must show that something is our priority. If building a real estate business is a priority for you, then you need to challenge...
By Christina Ethridge | Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Dragon Images / Shutterstock.com How to embed productivity coaching at every level of your office

How to embed productivity coaching at every level of your office

Whether you’re recruiting to build a team or a brokerage, you have two duties: to increase your agents’ production and to increase the size of your office by recruiting agents. Either way, your office must be set up in a way that helps your agent...
By Matt Johnson | Monday, April 25, 2016
Kentoh / Shutterstock.com How fast will interest rates rise, and what will happen to housing?

How fast will interest rates rise, and what will happen to housing?

It was a short holiday week last week, but the argument quietly raged: How fast will the Fed raise the overnight cost of money, and what will happen as a result, especially to mortgages and housing ......
By Lou Barnes | Monday, March 28, 2016
Andrey_Popov / Shutterstock.com 21 ways to generate more real estate leads

21 ways to generate more real estate leads

No matter how great your product, without leads you'll go broke. Nikola Tesla invented the radio, the X-Ray, and AC electricity -- three of the most important inventions in history, yet died penniless. After inventing the AC motor and failing to get ...
By Tony Davis | Thursday, February 25, 2016
TR_Unbranded 2015’s best in real estate tech

2015’s best in real estate tech

Inman chooses the best real estate technology products of 2015. The categories include contact relationship management, website design, personal productivity, email marketing, transaction management, marketing and office management ......
By Craig C. Rowe | Wednesday, December 23, 2015
SpeedKingz / Shutterstock.com 3 tips to take back productive time daily

3 tips to take back productive time daily

All you time robbers out there -- you know who you are, and your victims likely know you, too. You have been caught before, but fail to cease your ways. You talk a cool, smooth game to reel in your prey. Well, we're on to you ......
By Jay Lieberman | Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Kei Shooting / Shutterstock.com Letters from: founder of Associate Worx Russ Fitzpatrick

Letters from: founder of Associate Worx Russ Fitzpatrick

Welcome to "Letters from," my new column that examines the intimate thoughts of members of the real estate industry. We will explore why they got into the business, what they wish they would have known when they started, their challenges, who their m...
By Cheryl Spangler | Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Syda Productions / Shutterstock.com Keller Williams announces best profit-sharing numbers to date

Keller Williams announces best profit-sharing numbers to date

Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate franchise by associate count -- 129,000 -- has distributed more than $113.7 million in profit share to its 51,000 associates who have helped the company grow this year. In 2014, the Keller Williams p...
By Gill South | Tuesday, November 10, 2015
LeoPatrizi / iStock.com Why mobile admin is the next big thing

Why mobile admin is the next big thing

Recent developments have cemented the fact that a mobile-first" strategy for real estate is a business edict -- not an option. Mobile-first is effectively the mobile experience from a brokerage or agent's primary website ......
By Randall Standard | Thursday, November 5, 2015
monkeybusinessimages / iStockphoto.com 5 reasons training is essential to your agents’ success

5 reasons training is essential to your agents’ success

Olympic sprinter, Leroy Burrell once said, "The more I train the more I realize I have more speed in me." An agent's education isn't complete once they pass their real estate exam. In fact, once they have their license, it's only the beginning ......
By Brian Buffini | Monday, November 2, 2015
Mihai Maxim / Shutterstock.com 7 costly mistakes real estate agents make

7 costly mistakes real estate agents make

The real estate business offers a flexible schedule, the ability to help others and an uncapped income potential. High upside potential is accompanied by an equally significant downside risk. An excellent business can be derailed by a few bad decisio...
By Jimmy Burgess | Monday, October 26, 2015
WeStudio Photographers / Shutterstock.com 4 steps to easily relieve stress in your office

4 steps to easily relieve stress in your office

As real estate agents, the​ "Sweet spot" of your efficiency and productivity can only be increased if you are open to the possibility of trying a few tips to help get it under control ......
By Jeff Lowen | Wednesday, September 30, 2015