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5 Essential Building Blocks for a Thriving Work Culture

What makes a successful business thrive? That’s what eight out of 10 new entrepreneurs would like to know, because their businesses fail within the first 18 months, according to Bloomberg. Adam Witty has managed to turn plenty of heads in the business community as founder and CEO of Advantage Media Group, (http://advantagefamily.com/). Witty says creating the right...

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Changing the Game, One Chapter at a Time

Changing the Game, One Chapter at a Time

Dallas Hancock, CEO of the Peoria Area Association of REALTORS®, only needed to see the table of contents of Game Changers—The Unfounded Fears and Future Prosperity of the Residential Real Estate Industry to know that it was something her board could really dig into. Authors Steve Murray, Lorne Wallace, and Lon Welsh (in partnership with REAL Trends) used extensive...

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Getting in Touch with the Code of Ethics

Getting in Touch with the Code of Ethics

Written by Terese (Terry) Penza, RCE, CAE, REAL Trends Director of Network Membership The National Association of Realtors’ Code of Ethics is going to be on the front burner this year.  California just announced that they will be publishing the names of those who have been part of an ethics hearing and were found guilty of violating articles of the code. NAR has,...

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LORE Magazine Fall Edition Now Live!

LORE Magazine Fall Edition Now Live!

Welcome to the fall edition of LORE magazine! We’re bringing you the amazing stories of the lives of real estate (LORE) professionals in an online publication. In This Issue How the authors (Lon Welsh, Lorne Wallace and Steve Murray) of the book “Game Changers—The Unfounded Fears and Future Prosperity of the Residential Real Estate Industry” are game changers in the...

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It’s Time to Get Focused

It’s Time to Get Focused

by Debbie DeGrote, Excelleum Staying on schedule is the No. 1 thing that I find most sales people struggle with… even the really good ones. There is so much that will distract you and pull you off of your schedule. We always tell our clients that the goal should be to spend 80% of the day on income producing activities. Yet, even the best of agents would probably admit to...

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Zillow? Trulia? It’s Still About Hyper Local Info and Relationships

Zillow? Trulia? It’s Still About Hyper Local Info and Relationships

Tom Ferry gives his take on how the Realtor can remain at the center of the transaction.

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