career Archive

3 Tips for Transforming Your Job Into a Business

By Dave Robison How many times have you heard it?  You are your very own business owner in real estate.  You are an independent contractor, you incur and write off expenses, you spend your own marketing dollars and you...

Do You Have a Mentor?

By Dolores Esanu When I was 17, I walked into an up-and-coming real estate firm and asked for an internship. The firm consisted of a mother/daughter team. Initially, the mother hesitated at the thought of hiring a teenager with...
October 4, 2012

Is Your Vision Bored? Part II – ‘The Buy-In’

By Anand Patel I received several emails from my last post on using a vision board to help engrain your personal and professional goals, which reminded me of a very important point I did not discuss – “the buy-in.” ...
December 29, 2011

Is Your Vision Bored?

By Anand Patel With 2011 coming to a close it seems everyone is talking, blogging, and tweeting about setting new goals for 2012. Well, let’s not jump the gun! What about the goals you already set for yourself that...
December 19, 2011

It Takes a (Real Estate) Village

By Lynn Minnick I recently found myself thinking about how the changing market has forced us to change, to adapt, to constantly improve on the skills necessary to survive and succeed in this business.  Then I realized that as...
March 31, 2011

Zuckerberg: ‘Have Faith in What You Are Doing’

By Chris Nichols I had the unique opportunity to attend a special event this last Friday. I didn’t realize how unique this event was until I got there and heard the speaker admit that he was a little nervous...

What Feeling Are You After?

By Jared James All goals really have nothing to do with money or other things. Think about it. Are you really after a bunch of pieces of paper with dead people on them? No. Everyone of us is after...
March 11, 2011

I Quit Real Estate

By Drew Burks Breaking News … OK, this is hardly breaking news, but after 10 years in the real estate game this may come as a shock to a few people.  To be honest, it kind of shocked me...
February 22, 2011

Look Down, Your Real Estate Career Goes Down

By Toby Boyce Football season is on us and in Ohio that means a lot of cheering on Friday and Saturday and praying for our NFL teams on Sunday. Football is a passion and as I’ve matured and grown...

Why is Real Estate Seen as an Extracurricular?

By Crystal Webster Do you ever feel like you’re back in high school and trying to get your college application all put together? At least for me, during the final push for college grades didn’t matter, classes were out...
September 29, 2010