Tag Archives: time management

Scott’s Thoughts: How to Make Time

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” -Charles Buxton, English brewer, philanthropist, writer and member of Parliament. These holiday months are chock full of social obligations, both formal and informal. Add to this preparations for travel, parties, and your regular work duties, and all of the “relaxation” [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Fake Clients, Home Maintenance, & Questioning Consumerism

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. 8 Signs of Fake Buyers, Sellers (5 minute read) Why it matters: Don’t let your eagerness to land new [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Mindful Leisure

“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” -William Faulkner, American writer Do you choose how you spend your time? I don’t mean in those moments when you’re responding to clients, or putting out fires, or handling life’s unexpected detours. When the smoke clears and you see a gap [...]

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Great Reads Roundup: Productivity, Procrastination, & Post-Vacation Planning

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. 4 Easy Tricks That Will Make You Productive: Proven Secrets From Robert Cialdini (6 minute read) Why it [...]

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The “Either/Or” Scheduling Tip

Are you too flexible when it comes to scheduling? Nailing down appointment times can sometimes be a challenge. Sometimes we’re so eager to serve a new client that we’ll bend over backwards to be flexible when it comes to deciding when to meet. “I’m free whenever you are,” is about the worst thing you can [...]

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7 Simple Ways to Be More Productive

In James Clear’s excellent “The Productivity Guide: Time Management Strategies That Work,” we noticed seven productivity steps which you might want to check into if you need to boost your motivation as well as your results. For each of these steps there’s more information available in James’ guide: Step 1: Manage your energy, not your [...]

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Apps to Help Manage Your Screen Time

Screen addiction is real, and it’s not just adults who are suffering from the impulse to reach for that phone or tablet. It’s also taking a toll on kids. Even the parents of Silicon Valley giants are raising their kids with a dose of low-tech mindfulness. If you’re looking for ways to track and manage the amount [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Twitter, Time Management, and ‘Smart Home’ Investing

Twitter etiquette, spotting inefficiencies in your workflow, and the companies behind the “smart home” movement.

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Reach Your Goals by Adding a Sting with Beeminder

Sometimes you have to make missing your goals sting in order to accomplish them.

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Save Articles & Videos in Your “Pocket”

How to spend less time on email by saving articles and videos to savor later.

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