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Struggling for time in real estate

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(This is Part 1 of a four-part series. See Part 2: Time misconceptions hurt real estate productivity; Part 3: Real estate success: For love or money? and Part 4: Time tips help the real estate day fly by.) Are you struggling with too much to do and not enough time to do it? Are you exhausted from working 60, 70 or 80 hours a week? Are you wishing for more time to take a vacation or just have two days in a row off? If so, making a few simple changes can have a tremendous effect on how much time you have. Cellular technology coupled with poor time management is now stealing our most private time. I remember attending a conference where an agent proudly said she was available 24-7 for her customers. She went on to add, "I even sleep with my cell phone under my pillow." Even worse, you have probably observed people walking into a restroom stall while they're having a business conversation on their cell phone. Are we so busy we no longer have time to disconnect? Most real estate...