time management Archive

A Vocab Lesson for Nonstop Growth

Have you ever wondered why one month’s sales are slow, and the next is crazy busy?  Or maybe you feel like you’ve hit a ceiling on income potential and you’re looking for precise ways to accelerate the growth of...
August 12, 2014

How to Avoid Social Media Overload

Have you ever been told before that “you HAVE to be on Twitter” because of how much business you will are missing out on? Well watch out, because you’re probably listening to some self-proclaimed guru that assumes this social...
July 24, 2014

Time to Go to War on Your Mind

Be a professional and go to work on your mind. Resistance may be the enemy, but the only thing that is holding you back is you....
July 18, 2014

A Must for Would-Be Delegators

Rarely does a real estate sales professional earn freedom from their business.  More often, the most important items are completed on time, and less important ones come second. What kills agent productivity is when they invest money and time...
April 2, 2014

A Question of Time

Now that the dark days of winter are in the rear-view mirror and selling season is here, are you finding it tough to accomplish all your tasks in any given day? It’s funny, but with daylight savings time upon...
March 18, 2014

The Danger of Always Being On

OK, I’m going to be honest: I don’t read Huffington Post. There. I said it. It just felt like, because this blog is about what we’re reading, if would be weird if I didn’t say that. Anyway, I have...
January 31, 2014

Tips for Work-Life Balance During the Holidays

The past week, I don’t think I passed one evening without spending at least a few minutes working on my Thanksgiving spreadsheet. I’m constantly updating the grocery lists, timetables, cleaning schedules, and more, with the hope that all this...
November 25, 2013

If Marketing Plants Seeds, Sales Can Pick Cherries

Are you sick and tired of the prima donna sales rep who cherry picks the best leads and leaves the hard work for someone else? Well, Marketo President and CEO Phil Fernandez suggests putting this supposedly bad behavior at...
June 21, 2012

Universal Advice from Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

By Stever Robbins The best-known books on personal productivity are The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss, and Getting Things Done by David Allen. Tim’s book helps people build a financial engine to give them the life they want....
September 29, 2010

Maximize Your Minutes

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine Time Traps: Proven Strategies for Swamped Salespeople by Todd M. Duncan (Nelson Books, 2005) Buy this book from Amazon.com You can’t slow down time, but you can change the way you spend it. When...
June 1, 2005

Books that Put Family First

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine As the real estate market continues at a heated pace, it’s easy for work to consume all aspects of life. That’s why it’s more important than ever to set time aside for fun activities...

Time Well Spent

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine Time Power: A Proven System for Getting More Done in Less Time Than You Ever Thought Possible By Brian Tracy (AMACOM, 2004) Buy this book from Amazon.com Does your head spin just thinking about...
October 2, 2004

Do Less, Earn More

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine If you find yourself working harder without seeing results, you might be focusing on the wrong areas. In Focal Point: A Proven System to Simplify Your Life, Double Your Productivity, and Achieve All...
March 3, 2003

Work Smarter, Not Harder

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Immediately after you’ve jumped out of an airplane at 14,000 feet, panic isn’t an option. To struggle, to panic, to waste effort equals catastrophe. The same principle applies in business and in life—keeping...
November 1, 2002

Never Put Off ‘Till Tomorrow…

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Do you love selling, but find it difficult to concentrate on parts of the business you find less appealing? Pushing aside that paperwork or putting off those cold calls might grant you a...
March 2, 2002