Tag Archives: time management

Scott’s Thoughts: Multiply Your Time

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” -Carl Sandburg, American poet, biographer, writer, and editor. No tool is as handy as the right question. With the right [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Cost of Yes

“Saying no to something is actually much more powerful than saying yes.” -Tom HanksAmerican actor and filmmaker. Is your default mode “yes”? For a lot of agents, building rapport is so important that “no” simply isn’t in their vocabulary. Eagerness to please, connect, and come across as a constant source of solutions can make “no” [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Optimizing Your Time & Space

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. How to Make a Clean Break with the Clingiest Social Networks (8 minute read) Why it matters: We often [...]

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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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