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Posts by Espresso Agent

Think Success

Regardless of how good you are with the fundamentals (i.e. power dialing, lead generation, customer relationships), it’s critical that you remember it’s the mental intangibles that keep you balanced and focused on success. Here are six strategies for maintaining your psychological, emotional and physical equilibrium on the way to closing more deals. 1. YOU ARE…

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The Power of Knowledge

The 18th century British poet, Alexander Pope, coined the phrase, “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, “which is largely interpreted to mean that having just a bit of learning on a subject can lead to overconfidence. In the highly competitive field of real estate, a little knowledge is indeed dangerous to those seeking success.…

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Efficiency Rules for Greater Success

As defined by Webster’s Dictionary, efficiency is the ability to do something or produce something without wasting materials, time, or energy, a technique that sounds like a sure-fired way to close more sales. But, how, exactly, does being efficient translate into everyday work habits and productive routines? Many of the steps to becoming more efficient…

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Mid-Year Check-Up: Is Your Business Plan Working?

Each new year, we have the opportunity to start fresh, setting goals and business plans for the coming year with the intention of being organized, efficient and posting a record-setting number of transactions for the year. Now it’s May. One quarter is down, and we are halfway through the second. How’s your plan working? Now…

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Better Habits, Better Business

There are no quick fixes or shortcuts to becoming successful; no such thing as ‘get rich quick’ or overnight successes. Achieving success and establishing a flourishing business comes through a series of goals and steps by which to achieve them.  The path to a strong career and business is filled with personal and professional choices,…

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Mindfulness Strategies for Success

Are you driven, Type A personality? Highly competitive? Always battling the clock? Often impatient? These may be the very characteristics that contribute to your success. But they can also be qualities that drain your energy and make you susceptible to stress-related illnesses. We obviously can’t change who we are. We can’t alter our personality type,…

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Power Prospecting

Those of us in the real estate profession have chosen the field for differing reasons: For some of us, it may be we like the competitive nature. Some entered the field because we like helping families with major life decisions and still others followed family members into the business. But for all of us, the…

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Customer Loyalty RULES!

We often hear it’s easier to keep an existing client than develop a new one, and it’s for good reason. But, particularly in a field as competitive as real estate, it’s crucial to develop a sense of loyalty to you among your client base so when they make referrals, you get the call.  While loyalty…

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How to Avoid Burnout

As the old adage goes, ‘all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.’ It can also make Jack (and Jill) a burned-out boy. Burnout is defined as ‘physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress.’ Many successful real estate agents put in long hours – if you want to succeed, it comes…

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Develop Your Unique Brand

You already know the real estate industry is one of the most competitive businesses in the consumer marketplace. Couple that with the amount of information potential clients receive across innumerable platforms, and it can be easy for your message to be overlooked. To build a strong personal brand, you’ve got to find ways to be…

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