When it comes to gratitude, it’s not just the thought that counts. Encouraging, thanking, and connecting with people depends upon acting on your gratitude. Unexpressed gratitude produces nothing and influences nothing, but when it is transmitted in the world it has tremendous and transformative power. Even if you’ve been a little remiss on distributing your [...]
“There is no such thing as a ‘self-made’ man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up of our character and of our thoughts.” -George Matthew Adams, newspaper columnist No matter how [...]
Great networkers are great listeners. They don’t interrupt. They listen with their eyes as well as their body. They’re present for you and they’re interested. What’s more, the way they interact inspires trust, and trust is the foundation of solid, life-long business relationships. Ironically, one of the biggest conversation killers out there is the non-starter [...]
“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.” -Herman Melville, (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891), American writer Have you ever watched a professional billiard player run [...]
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. Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport With Anyone (10 minute read) Why it matters: Building rapport is the foundation [...]
How many clients have you met through the serendipitous experience of an otherwise casual conversation? As many pros will tell you, the key to networking isn’t capital-N “Networking.” It’s being friendly, being in public, and looking for opportunities to form bonds of neighborly spirit and goodwill. These days, people are often buried in their phones [...]
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