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Inside Job: Why Dealing with ‘Difficult’ Colleagues Will Lead to Happier Customers

Too often, organizations promise satisfaction to external customers and then allow internal politics to frustrate their employees’ good intentions to deliver. It’s important to remember that your customers aren’t the only ones who come through your organization’s door every day ...


Broker Best Practices: Personal Connections are Key

When it comes to staying on top of your communications, personal connections are key. “Nothing will ever take the place of good, old-fashioned prospecting and building relationships to learn what is on a prospect’s or client’s mind,” says Steve Jones, Director of Real Estate Sales with Kaiser Realty, Inc. “Real ...


Once a ‘College Thing,’ Social Media Now Embedded In Business

(MCT)—Anders Minkler & Diehl was prepared for the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on the national health care overhaul. ...


Weekly Video Tip: Essential Basic Editing Techniques: Part 1, Jump Cuts

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the world of so-called “editing effects” when you get your video into post-production. That bin of clock wipes and page peels looks like a bowl of candy that amateur editors just can’t wait to stick their hands in. However, I would suggest you ...


RREIN Broker Spotlights: Supporting Individual Success

In today’s market, it’s important to know what buyers and sellers are looking for in their real estate company. “Buyers and sellers do not need anyone who is focused on the problems. They need a well-trained professional who maneuvers through the challenges to achieve the client’s goals,” says Mark Stark, ...


Are You Ready to Take Back Your Market?

While progress may be slow, all indicators point to a gradually recovering real estate market. Several markets are even reporting a shortage of available housing inventory, sparking price increases and bidding wars for the first time in many years. ...


How to Avoid Productivity Zappers

Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to accomplish all that needs to be done? As a professional that is paid based on performance, there is nothing more important than staying focused on the ...


Marketing Madness: Are You an Email Sommelier?

(eM+C)—The job title "sommelier" is hot. A recent Los Angeles Times article described the latest incarnation of this role being fulfilled by companies that serve as "music sommeliers" — that is, they're interior designers of the aural kind. Similar to the traditional sommelier, whose job is to serve ...


Some Will, Some Won’t, So What!

I can think of no other profession that's as closely associated with the term rejection as a career in sales. You might say that rejection is as natural to a salesperson as trail dust is to a chuck wagon cook... ...


Weekly Video Tip: Three Point Lighting

If you want to shoot a video that doesn’t look like it was filmed by your 86-year-old grandmother at your family’s 1998 family reunion, you gotta know a little something about lighting. You can’t just grab a camera and start shooting. Applying this simple three point lighting technique is the ...


Media Maven: Innovative Agent Boosts Client Connections with Pop-a-Note

By now, the majority of real estate professionals have realized that social media is a language that should be spoken fluently—not just in certain niche groups or generations. But being involved in social media and excelling at it are two ...


Key to Success: Just Do It!

The mega brand Nike is known worldwide for its catchy slogan “Just Do It!” I think this is partly because so many of us want to feel like we relate to this phrase and it in some way speaks to us, but my experience as a speaker and trainer tells ...


Brokers Invest in Their Future at Real Estate CEO Exchange

Grabbing the opportunity to discuss heavy-hitting subject matter and share strategic business development ideas for the future of the real estate industry, top brokers and real estate executives from across the nation have quickly signed on to attend RISMedia’s Real ...


Broker Spotlights: Serving Consumers with Professionalism

With the market on the move, it’s often hard to tell what consumers are most concerned about. “These days, everyone has access to a lot of information, but market conditions can change so quickly that buyers demand instant and constant communication with their agent,” says Steve Spencer, a broker/owner with ...


6 Online Best Practices all REALTORS® Should Follow

We are living in a hyper-connected world. From blogs to Twitter, today’s consumers know that they have the power to choose how and when they consume content. ...


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