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Maintaining Profitability: Top Realistic Strategies

RISMEDIA, Feb. 9, 2008-This month, in Real Estate magazine, we asked broker Al Galperin, "What are your top strategies for maintaining profitability?" ...


Your Clients: 6 Ways to Stay Top-of-Mind

By Brian Wildermuth ...


Success for the Real Estate Auction Avenue

RISMEDIA, Feb. 7, 2008-Recently, one company shared a statistic with the industry that may come as a surprise-claiming 2007 as a record year. Upon hearing the words ‘record year' and ‘2007' used in the same sentence, many wonder what the secret was to their success. Here, we introduce Tony Isbell, ...


How to Make a Trade Show Work for You

RISMEDIA, Feb. 7, 2008-(MCT)-Don't expect to find Mike Mayhew sitting down and waving to passers-by at a trade show. ...


Most Workers Say ‘Bye to the Tie

RISMEDIA, Feb. 6, 2008-(MCT)-Nice tie, I said to the boss. And then I got to thinking: What is that strip of fabric doing around his neck anyway? ...


LuxuryRealEstate.com Hosts Successful European Conference

RISMEDIA, Feb. 5, 2008--The 3rd Annual Luxury Real Estate European Conference was recently held Thursday, January 24th to Friday, January 25th, in Salzburg, Austria. This event brought together many of the world's top-selling brokers to engage in dynamic discussions on the global real-estate market, and to build new relationships. ...


Ready to Retire? Prepare with a Succession Management Plan

Part I ...


Point2 Technologies Appoints Walt Baczkowski to Board of Directors

RISMEDIA, Feb. 4, 2008--- Point2 Technologies Inc. has announced the appointment of Walter T. Baczkowski Jr. to its Board of Directors, effective February 01, 2008. ...


Special Offer on Gift Cards at Keller Williams Trade Show

RISMEDIA, Feb. 4, 2008--Keller Williams affiliates bound for the brand's national trade show next week in Atlanta are invited to stop by Booth 1011 for special pricing on customized gift cards and a chance to win one of ten $10 Visa gift cards. ...


‘Counseling Out:’ A 4-Step Solution for Bad Employees

RISMEDIA, Jan. 30, 2008-(careerbuilder.com)-One of the most difficult parts of being a manager is that some days, you have to fire an underperforming employee. Firing an employee is not usually a pleasant experience, especially if you like the person. In some cases, the alternate tactic of Counseling Out may be ...


7 Steps to Direct Marketing Success

By Alan Bayham ...


Office Politics: Policies on Displaying Campaign Preferences

RISMEDIA, Jan. 30, 2008-(MCT)-You can feel free to wear a button announcing your pick in the presidential primaries at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, but you'll be breaking company rules if you try that at SCANA. ...


All Hands on Deck : Controlling Your Customer’s Experience

Commentary by Bill Cary ...


8 Steps to a Better First Impression

By Hallie Mummert ...


6 Strategies to Hire Right the First Time

By Gregg Gregory ...