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Want to develop new business NOW? 3 lessons from the road

now tomorrow yesterday

Like many of us, I´ve logged a fair amount of travel time this year. No matter whether you´re on an airplane on the way to a client visit or in your car on the way to a property, you might as well make the most of it. I admit that for me, almost anything is …

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247 Billion Emails? 3 Ways to Control Distractions Now

Have you been on a conference call lately? If you have, you´ve probably noticed that it can be challenging to keep everyone´s attention on the topic at hand. If you´re like me you´re busy multi-tasking: listening to the call, sorting out a to-do list, even throwing in a few texts.  In fact, experts say the …

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Want to Turbocharge Your Team? 3 Mistakes NOT to Make!

Just watch one episode of the television show “Undercover Boss´ and you´ll see what successful (and unsuccessful) team motivation looks like. Executives on the program go undercover in their own companies to learn more about their employees, the challenges they face and what motivates them. As we all do, the bosses on the show encounter …

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

From Peru to Portugal, and Russia to The Republic of Georgia, 2011 brought me a wealth of opportunities to not only travel to new lands, but to broaden my own business perspective.  Not surprisingly-I find that professionals around the globe are much the same as they are here in the U.S.  Even if faraway travel …

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Real Estate Management: The Adventure! Who Knew?

Did you plan to have a career in property management?   I don´t know about you, but I started my career in the hotel field and fell into property management completely by accident, and what an adventure it´s been.  Who knew that I´d be fortunate enough to be able to work for excellent companies, meet great …

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