Archive for July 2018

Aligning Lead Generation and Marketing Strategies

When launching a business, we eagerly network the people we already know: our family, personal friends, colleagues from prior career experience. That strategy is a great way to start and works for a long time, but if we wish to continue to grow, it’s not enough. Generating leads is a necessity if we want to…

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Traits of Great Sales Professionals

All too often, the words ‘sales’ or ‘salesman’ conjures up images of the stereotypical glad-handing, fast-talking used car salesman, ready to make a quick buck at the expense of the customer. Polls regularly show car and insurance salespeople rank the bottom of lists based on perceived trustworthiness, and some polls show most respondents distrust all…

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Work-Life Balance For New Parents

In today’s hyper-technical age, few of us are immune to the challenges of finding a balance in our work life and personal life. In the real estate industry, the challenge may be more pervasive because at the most basic level, every agent and every broker is an entrepreneur, and entrepreneurs aren’t known for the ability…

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Hack Your Workspace and Improve Productivity

Time is money, right? The one thing we absolutely can’t buy is more hours in each day so to maximize our earnings, we also need to maximize our productivity and time management skills. Our settings can have a profound impact on how efficient and productive we are. Arguments abound as to whether a messy desk…

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On Developing Leadership Skills

Often, we hear of someone successful, “He/she is a born leader.” It starts early, on soccer fields and in classrooms. But even if no one ever said you are a natural leader, don’t despair. Contrary to conventional wisdom, leadership isn’t an inherent skill. Sure, some people exude a natural charisma, but you don’t have to…

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