Passed up for the promotion? Don’t seem to be getting ahead? Got fired? This will help you deal with disappointment. Have you been through this? You’ve sacrificed time with your family, weekends and evenings to be a stellar performer. Yet, you’ve been passed up (again) for a promotion while your slacker coworker seems to be skyrocketing […]
The Mistake: Tenants Need to Know About Estoppel Certificates
We all hear about the big commercial deal where millions or even billions exchanged hands. But what we don’t hear about is an unusual document that can make or break that deal. Yet, few agents not only don’t know about this document and even fewer address this document during lease negotiations. This means that you […]
How to manufacture luck
The game of luck and why every parent, teacher and person should know the rules. I’m disappointed in myself. It’s recently come to my attention that people believe that I naturally love getting up at 4:45 am in the morning, exercising and writing. And that I have a lot of “luck”, that I always hit […]
The Surprising Bad Habits That Cause Failure…
And what we can do to change them Real estate investing is not easy. I know because I’m trying to do it and because my clients (real estate agents and investors) tell me horror stories. My experience searching for my “first” makes it obvious to me that investing in real estate is like starting your own […]
Lessons from a Lawyer & Entrepreneur: How to avoid cold calls & deal with rejection
Dealing with Rejection and Other Unpleasantries of Being an Entrepreneur, Lawyers, Sales Agent…and a Human Being! I was having lunch the other day when a friend said to me “how do you deal with getting rejected SO often?” While this does make me sound like a reject, which is partially true, his comments followed me talking […]
You’re making irrational and bad decisions every day. And you don’t even know it.
You’re making irrational and bad decisions every day. And you don’t even know it – because bad decision making is built into your genetic code. Let me explain by introducing you to my first attempt at fighting my genetics and making a rational decision. But, you have to stick it through for another 40 years, […]
Want to be creative? Procrastinate. Want to stop procrastinating? Get creative.
People think I’m one of the most focused creative minded individuals around. The truth is, I’m none of these things. I just create circumstances to force productivity and innovation. And here’s how… How I focus and innovate … and other surprising habits of “thought leaders” I’m going to blow your mind with what I did […]
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