skills Archive

Six Reasons You Need a Mentor

The to-do list for a new real estate professional is long. The basics are important, but right at the top of that list is finding a good mentor. Here's how....
November 24, 2014

I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now

By Scott Newman So you’ve made it through the worst of the real estate bubble, you’ve developed a nice client base, and you’re taking over the entire industry – great! If that’s the case, then this blog isn’t for...
November 19, 2013

Determining the Value of a LinkedIn Endorsement

By Stefanie Hahn I loved the idea of endorsements on LinkedIn.  A fast, easy way to show someone what you are truly great at in your career.  When I dove more into endorsements, seeing how LinkedIn displays and asks...
February 19, 2013

Is 30 the New 60?

By Brian Copeland This week, I turn 40 and my future with you is, well, uncertain.  While we’ve never defined “under 40” as what the Young Professional Network’s age limit is, it has turned into an awkward elephant in...

What Olympic Sport is Your Listing Presentation?

By Melissa Krchnak I obviously am not an expert in what anyone else’s listing presentations are like, I only know mine. Yet I heard someone talking about the Olympics recently, and with my market’s emphasis on the need for...
August 10, 2012

What Do Top Producers Have in Common? It’s Something 87% of Agents Don’t Have!

By Dave Robison All the top producers have  something in common. Yes, they all have something other agents want, such as higher sales, more disposable income, and more free time. But how do they achieve this? It’s not by...

“Why Didn’t I Say That!?”

By Anand Patel We’ve all been there before:  You’re at an important meeting and asked a question that you just can’t seem to formulate the perfect answer to on the spot. But, 30 minutes later, on your way home...
April 2, 2012

Social Media Overload

By Brooke Wolford It seems that every time I blink there is some new “expert” telling me that I need to take some course, read some book, or attend some webinar. I often have a hard time finding a...

Need a Good Laugh?!?

By Jared James We live in a world where everywhere you look everyone seems to be arguing about something because everyone has their point-of-view. And, of course, they are always right. Sometimes when I flip through the channels while...
August 10, 2011

Don’t Just ‘Wing It’

By Jeremy Williams When meeting with one of our top-producing REALTORS® today, the topics covered made me think about how often both seasoned agents and new agents try to “wing it” when it comes to their businesses.  Taking this...
September 9, 2010