MINDSET: Leadership Blindspots

“Blindspots especially affect people who are unaware that they are unaware.” – Robert B. Shaw Every leader has blindspots. Understanding yours is a valuable insight. Blindspots can stem from overconfidence, inexperience, being overloaded with information, emotional thinking, cognitive dissonance, poor incentives, and “hierarchical distortions”. Blindspots They can either be good or bad. Figure out which […]

MINDSET: Ultralearning

“For those who know how to use technology wisely, it is the easiest time in history to teach yourself something new.” – Scott H. Young Ultralearning is a strategy for acquiring skills and knowledge. Ultralearning is a potent skill for dealing with a changing world. It has 3 main characteristics: Why Invest in Learning? Learning […]

The Coaching HABIT

“Talk less and ask more. Your advice is not as good as you think it is.” – Michael Bungay Stanier The Difference Between Coaching and Feedback For a manager to become an effective coach they need to build new habits. To begin with, it will be unnatural and difficult to ask rather than tell. Coaching […]

The Influential Mind

We all have a responsibility to influence others—from clients to team members to social media.  But how skilled are we at this role, and can we become better? Turns out many of our instincts—from relying on facts and figures to shape opinions to insisting others are wrong or attempting to exert control—are ineffective because they […]

My Life Is DOPE!

My life is DOPE! If that’s all you hear…you’ll leave thinking I’m kind of a douche bag! Ha. But, here’s what I mean… I’m currently listening to the book “Soundtracks” by Jon Acuff. He talks about how we all have soundtracks in our lives that we play over and over again… Well, if the average […]

You Struggle With Social Media Because…

Social media is the achilles heel for most Realtors & Lenders. Why? Because it’s still “newish.” It’s not referenced in some of the original real estate and mortgage books and training manuals. It’s kind of taught as a bonus…you can use it, but you definitely don’t have to, is how it’s taught in a lot […]

Do You Know How Much You’re Worth?

When I was in 7th grade I asked my dad an interesting question… We were at home standing in the kitchen when I looked out and someone mowing our yard. I turned to my dad and said, “Dad, why don’t you mow our yard like some of my friend’s dads do?” And I’m sure I […]

Are You Top Of Mind?

You are overthinking sales… If you help people buy and sell houses or you help people get loans for those houses… You work with LOCAL PEOPLE. This means you work with people that already know, like, and trust you! But you may already be screwed up… You got your real estate license, started being trained […]

But What If…

What if we are wrong? What if I’m wrong? What if you’re wrong? Why do we hold so tightly to what we believe is true? Why do we find ourselves so offended when someone challenges our way of thinking? Isn’t that interesting? If someone says your racist…our immediate response is…NO I’M NOT! If someone says […]

5 Ways To Get In Front Of The Camera!

Let’s face it, recording video content for social media can be a daunting task, especially when you’re trying to build your personal brand. Fear of judgment, imposter syndrome, and the pressure to be perfect can paralyze even the most confident among us. But don’t worry, there are strategies you can use to overcome these fears […]