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5 Ways to Grow Your Leadership Capital

As much as business and politics are sometimes at odds with one another, they really go hand in hand. Whether we like it or not, what happens in the global political arena effects the markets. And very often, what happens with the economy effects policy. We saw this most recently in the real estate industry in October when transactions slowed …

What Are You Most Afraid Of?

What Are You Most Afraid Of?

Halloween is a big deal for kids, well, at least for my kids. They’ve been debating since summer ended and school began what they would be. A witch? A princess? A firefighter? A fairy, a frog, a fisherman? Or perhaps Elsa, Dorothy, or Hercules? The struggle is real. After much debate, I’ve now got Peppa the Pig, Black Panther, and …

Productivity is Out. Impact is In.

Productivity is Out. Impact is In.

We all have the same number of hours in a day. 24. No more. No less. So, why do some people accomplish so much more than others? What’s their secret? You know those people. The ones who appear to be productivity geniuses, who seem to have been gifted the “get shit done” gene from a higher power? Well, I’m sorry …

Beyond the Resume – How to Bring the Best Candidates Into Your Company

Earlier this week I taught one of my favorite courses, Career Visioning. Career Visioning is designed to help business owners identify and hire talent using a proven model and system. It’s more than just reviewing a resume. It’s about understanding the right behavioral match, diving deep into a candidate’s track record of success, and truly understanding what makes a candidate …

Why Virtual Brokerages Will Make Real Estate Expansion Teams Unstoppable

As soon as I was out of the mountains of Kenauk Nature Resort and back in cell service my email and phone started blowing up. Earlier this week at Mega Camp (one of Keller William’s annual conferences) in Austin, John Davis, CEO of KWRI (Keller Williams Realty International), announced the creation of virtual brokerages. Cue questions, confusion, excitement, and general …

Guest Blogger Hallie Warner – What Does an Executive Assistant Do?

Last week I talked to two very successful Entrepreneurs who both expressed interest in hiring an Executive Assistant (EA). Smart move. An EA can work wonders for a busy Entrepreneur. However, both business leaders were unsure exactly what this person would do. Fair enough. The Executive Assistant role is one of the least understood positions, in part because it encompasses …

Creating Your Future Self Today

Cabin in the woods of Vermont with enough land for ATVs? Check. Beautiful, healthy third child? Check. Build, own, and hold an office building as an asset? Check. These are all things I wrote down on my Future Self worksheet over three years ago that came to fruition in the past couple of years. The Future Self is one of …