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Business Development & Best Practices Archive


Sorting Through Agent Turnover

By John Voket ...


Broker Strategies: Missing the Bust

By Lesley Geary ...


Team Strategies: Managing for Success

By Lesley Geary ...


Real Estate Viewpoints: Real Estate vs. the Media

RISMEDIA, Jan. 5, 2008-As another year begins, we still have many of the same questions and concerns that burdened us 12 months ago: Where is the market going? When will we see a turnaround? And, with the third quarter's subprime mortgage debacle, 2007 also unloaded even more headaches for practitioners ...


Bringing Best Practices Back to Business

 By John Voket ...


Is Procrastination Killing Your Business?

Commentary by Stuart R. Crawford ...


8 Smart Moves for Home Buyers, Sellers in ’08

By Steve McLinden ...


Defining Your Role as a Salesperson

By Jeff Mandel ...


ROI as Key Driver for Organizations Going Green

RISMEDIA, Dec. 29, 2007-PeopleCube recently issued its business trends and predictions for green initiatives in 2008. The company identified return on investment (ROI) as a critical factor for the growing number of companies, universities and facilities that will adopt environmental initiatives to reduce energy consumption, carbon emissions and paper use. ...


Five Tips to Jumpstart Your Career in 2008

RISMEDIA, Dec. 29, 2007-How many times have you made a New Year's resolution to do a better job networking with other professionals? The old saying, "It's not what you know, it's who you know" continues to reign true, and more so than ever in today's technology-driven society. ...


Slower, but Steady Hiring Expected for the New Year: CareerBuilder.com Job Forecast

RISMEDIA, Dec. 31, 2007--CareerBuilder.com, an online job site with more than 23 million unique visitors and over 1.5 million jobs, released the results of its latest survey, conducted by Harris Interactive(R), tracking projected hiring trends for 2008. The survey, titled "2008 Job Forecast," was conducted from November 13 through December ...


Real Living Named Up and Comer by Franchise Times

RISMEDIA, Dec. 28, 2007--Real Living Inc. was named to Franchise Times annual "Up and Comers" list, a group of 100 franchise companies on the verge. Real Living, one of 24 franchisors new to the ranking, placed No. 225 on the Franchise Times list of the nation's largest franchise systems based ...


Grab a Partner, Succeed

By Lesley Geary ...


Tackling the Balance between Work and Life in the New Year

RISMEDIA, Dec. 27, 2007-Beyond.com, Inc., a network of online niche career communities, polled business professionals throughout its network of more than 15,000 sites to discover what workplace goals professionals are trying to achieve in 2008. ...


Five Components That Associates and Brokers Should Master

RISMEDIA, Dec. 27, 2007-Floyd Wickman and his team announce the launch of a new designation, Master Sales ProfessionalTM to be unveiled at their annual Master Sales AcademyTM January 11-13 at the Westin O'Hare in Chicago, IL. ...