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Mobile Scanning Made Easy with CamScanner

Scanning documents is one of those technological hangovers from the 1990s, but unfortunately it’s a must in a world where paper and analogue contracts still mingle with the digital. Thankfully, the cameras on our smartphones have become so powerful that we can take high-resolution images suitable for digitizing documents. One of the best apps for [...]

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The Closing Word: Meretricious

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: meretricious Pronounced: (mair-uh-TRISH-us) Adjective: 1. tastelessly showy 2. based on pretense; deceptively pleasing 3. like or relating to a prostitute [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Building Beyond Envy

“Every second you spend thinking about what somebody else has is taking away from time that you could create something for yourself.” -Gary “Gary Vee” Vaynerchuck, American serial entrepreneur. Envy is a commonplace emotion in the competitive world of real estate, but it is one of the most toxic to success. When we envy the [...]

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Time for a Values Check-up?

Do you know what your values are? What do you hold dear? Have your values changed? Is there a mismatch between your behavior and what you believe are your values? This exercise from MindTools.com will help you evaluate your values which, in turn, can help you make more meaningful decisions in your life. According to the [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Leaving an Office, Neighborhood Safety, & Reclaimed Design

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. What To Do When An Agent Leaves Your Real Estate Brokerage (8 minute read) Why it matters: This piece [...]

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Secure Your Communication with ProtonMail

As a real estate agent, you deal with a lot of sensitive information on your clients’ behalf. In a world where online security breaches and identity theft are rampant, you might consider upgrading your email security with ProtonMail. ProtonMail is a secure email provider based in Switzerland. Not only does the service offer end-to-end encryption, but [...]

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The Closing Word: Raillery

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: raillery Pronounced: (RAIL-uh-ree) Noun: light teasing repartee From Vocabulary.com: “If you engage in raillery, you make fun of someone — but [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Making Meetings Matter

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Why Group Brainstorming Is a Waste of Time (7 minute read) Why it matters: ”Brainstorming sessions” have a bit [...]

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Free Your Mind from the Facebook Feed

Here’s an interesting browser plug-in we thought those of you addicted to social media might appreciate. Break your Facebook addiction with “News Feed Eradicator.” From the plug-in description page: “Do you often want to check Facebook, and then find yourself disappearing for hours as you are consumed by the bottomless pit that is the News Feed? [...]

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The Closing Word: Bedevil

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: bedevil Pronounced: (buh-DEV-uhl) Verb: 1. be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly 2. treat cruelly [...]

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