motivation Archive

Nobody Can Drive You Crazy Unless You Give Them the Keys

By Jared James At almost every event where I speak, I try to include the topic of environment whenever possible. Some would probably question why I would do that when I am primarily talking to REALTORS®, salespeople, and entrepreneurs,...

Are You Settling For Mediocrity?

By Chris Nichols There’s a story about a group of students that goes a little something like this: A Harvard professor was fielding questions from his class regarding the upcoming midterm exam. The questions were varied, but all seemed...

If You Fail, It’s Not the Market’s Fault!

By Jared James As many of you know, I make my living as a speaker/trainer and have had the opportunity to speak to tens of thousands of REALTORS® and entrepreneurs over the last 12 months. My job is not...

What is Your Inner Conflict?

By Jared James In my last post I spoke about goal setting, and what we actually have to focus on in order to never set goals that we don’t meet again. I have received responses from many of you...

Goal Setting for 2012: You Have to Want the Result More Than You Hate the Pain of Getting There!

By Jared James Hi Ypn’ers! If you are like most people, you are planning to do one of two things for the New Year: 1.)      Get motivated and try once again to set a new goal for the New...
December 23, 2011

Have You Failed Today?

By Anand Patel Successful real estate agents are failures. Let me explain. To really make it big in real estate, we have to accept the fact that failing — A LOT — is part of the equation. We all...
November 8, 2011

Get…Motivated?

By Crystal Webster The Get Motivated seminar series recently came to Kansas City and I was pretty excited to go! On top of tickets being about $5;  Bill Cosby, Joe Montana, Laura Bush, Gen. Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Steve...

5 Steps to Avoiding the ‘Lots of Closings this Month, None the Next’ Syndrome

By Dave Robison A few years ago, I was talking with an agent in my office, we will call him Jack.  I said to Jack, “Jack, what happened last week?  You didn’t make any new calls.”  In our office,...

My Top 5 Highlights of the NAR Annual Conference

By Jessica Hickok, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger It’s Sunday, day 3 of the annual conference here in beautiful San Diego, and I can’t help but think I don’t want it to end…however, I’m really excited to get back to...
November 15, 2009