Show For Sale Signs Some Love

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Why are so many real estate professionals neglecting one of the most powerful sales tools they have? I’m talking of course about the for sale sign. For years we’ve been guilty of general neglect of the for sale sign. Faded, chipped, sticker covered, crooked, and just generally shabby signs can be found in almost every […]

Some Facebook Advice

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I’ve been using, training and coaching people in the real estate industry on Facebook as a business tool for a number of years now. I’ve had the debates over business pages vs. personal pages, privacy issues, content strategies, page changes, ads and a lot more. In thinking about Facebook recently, I kept coming back to four […]

The Booth Babe

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Here’s the scene: you are at a conference and are walking the trade show floor. You can’t help but notice the beautiful women “working the booth” or as they have become know the “booth babes”. The booth babe is usually supported by a smart-looking guy who is there to answer questions on the product or […]

Life is a Series of Transitions

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“There’s danger in defining your identity. I accept that life is a series of transitions.”  This quote is from Amy Adams and appeared in a recent edition of InStyle magazine. I know an actress isn’t the most likely candidate for a deep and meaningful thought, but these two sentences are pretty powerful. Are you ready […]

Agents: Wow Your Clients When They Move

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I’ve moved a lot in my adult life. I think it has been 14 local moves, one move half way across the country, one move to a new country and my most recent move from New Jersey to California. I think real estate agents should have to move once every five years just to remember […]

Inspiring Tech Savvy Girls

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I watched Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook on a TedTalk video discuss why we have too few females in technology.  She theorized that one of the many reasons that their aren’t more women in technology is that as young girls we weren’t allowed or encouraged to play video games in the same way that boys […]

Getting Organized with DropBox (Part 2)

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Earlier this week I posted about using Evernote as an organization tool. This is Part 2 of my Getting Organized in the New Year series. The second tool I’d like to share is DropBox. This app saves me so much time and has saved my butt on more than one occasion! Have you ever had […]

Flying Around in Comfortable Shoes

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It’s January 4th and I’ve been on three flights so far this year. Frequent flyer miles have been a part of my life for over a decade now. Travel has been a big part of my professional life and I love to travel on personal time as well. Flying is not easy on the body […]

Getting Organized with Evernote (Part 1)

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It’s that time of year when we often resolve to do crazy things like get more organized. I love organization. It’s not a want for me, it’s a need. I get agitated by clutter. Everything should have its place (preferably out of site) with only essentials within eyes view. This type of organization I can […]

My Moments List

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“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” Cesare Pavese As time progresses, the days of 2011 will fade. I’ll carry forward memories and stories but individual moments will be forgotten. That’s why several years ago I put aside a few minutes every New Year’s to write down some of my most memorable moments from […]

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