Are guilt and shame holding you back from reaching your goals?

Take a look at how you can release guilt and shame so you can create maximum success in 2019!

‘Tis the season to do our BUSINESS PLANNING?

Many of you are working on your goals and plan for next year. Here are some tips to ensure you still prioritize prospecting so you are set up for a great 2019!     LAST CHANCE Register for the last session of the FTSS Sales and Business Planning series that ends on Tuesday 12/11  and […]

Actualizing Your Potential

Do you have blocks that are holding you back from actualizing your potential? I had a great time with Wally at Men of Abundance sharing my story. If you want to take your life to the next level, I share strategies on how to remove any blocks that might be holding you back!

Want to crush your goals in 2019?

Here are some tips on how to get started!  

Do you want to cultivate more gratitude?

November is a time to be grateful, yet with so many people concerned about the market it might be hard to be. I used to think when people told me to have an attitude of gratitude it meant to just look at all the good things I had to be grateful for when something bad […]

Who’s ready to defy the market slow down?

As the leaves turn and fall is upon us, the market typically slows down. I want to remind you this is a choice! As everyone follows the crowd, you can differentiate yourself. If you do more lead acquisition activities, you won’t miss a beat. People are still listing their homes, buying houses and refinancing. We […]

What help do you need to create more success?

Often we get overwhelmed when markets change or the season changes…how can vulnerability be the key to creating more success at times like this? Take a listen to some tips on asking for help and creating more opportunity for yourself!    

Fall into some more success!

With the season changing, it is important we really dig into our plan to see how it is working. Take a listen to some tips on how we can effectively measure our ROI on our time and money and also identify where we should be focusing more!  

How will you handle a shifting market?

Here are some tips on taking back your control and remaining powerful in spite of any market changes you face!  

5 Beliefs that will change your life and business!

Here are 5 new beliefs that will change the quality of your life and business: I can become growth minded: see every problem or challenge as an opportunity to grow. Invest more time in yourself and how you can change to increase your level of joy and success. I can become goal-oriented. Goals will increase […]

Some fantastic tips from our friend Dave Savage at Mortgage Coach

Check out some fantastic tips from our friend Dave Savage on navigating changing markets from Mortgage Coach!     For more info on Mortgage Coach… check them out at http://mortgagecoach.com!

Recent Interview on the Mark Haney Show

Some tips for increasing balance and reducing self-sabotage from my visit with Mark Haney!  

Do you struggle with trying to get everything perfect in your business?

Here are some tips that will help you break this self-sabotage pattern and help you achieve your highest potential!    

How can you stop sabotaging your own potential?

If you have a vision or goals for your life or business, but find yourself sabotaging yourself here are some tips that will help!     You can also download the sabotage management strategy and tools here!

Some tips if your struggling with the market!

It is no secret that many markets have slowed down, here are some tips to create more opportunity and maintain the right mindset!

Is It Time To Build A Team?

Executing on all you need to do is near impossible to do alone and still continue to grow your business. There is a human capacity to what you can accomplish. There comes a time where you need to enlist the help of others – you need to build a team so you can take part […]

Create More Opportunity Now!

The truth is you probably have a lot of missed opportunity in your database and peer group. We make so many assumptions like if anyone needs anything they will come back to me. This assumption is flawed and proven to be wrong. Only about 20% of people go back to their lender for a subsequent […]

Interview on The Daily Grind

Loved being a guest on the Daily Grind! Hope you enjoy the tips on creating success while maintaining balance and authenticity! You can listen to the interview below as well as finding it on iTunes, Spotify and at the Daily Grind Podcast.  

Some Open House Tips You Can Share With Your Clients

Written by Suzie Wilson Most home sales do not come about as a result of an open house. In fact, only 7 percent of home sales result from holding one. So why should you put yourself to all that trouble? The answer is money. A successful open house can mean the difference between a house […]

Are You Ready for Summers Off?

Do you want to take summers off like you did when you were a kid? There are days I sure wish I could. It is no surprise that most people lose some of their discipline and motivation throughout the summer. Whether you have kids at home or not, most of us crave more freedom. The […]

New Episode on Mortgage Marketing Expert!

It has never been more important to work on who you are being then in a market like this. It is easier to check out then to push through your fears or worry. I highly recommend that you schedule in at least 30 minutes a day right now on personal growth to ensure you can […]

How Can You Stay in Abundance When Business is Down?

Staying confident, and in abundance, when business is down is tricky. Abundance is an absolute belief or mentality that there will always be enough for you. It trusts that no matter what the circumstances, you will feel happy and successful. Abundance knows that you can adapt, work harder, or grow more to counteract any changes […]

How Can You Build An Extraordinary Brand?

I could write an entire book around branding but for ease let’s just think of it as your promise to your customers that you will deliver something different and highly desirable if they work with you. These are the things that you do better than your competition or things you do that your competition does […]

How Can You Create More Success And Be More Accountable To Your Own Goals?

As I’ve mentioned before, it’s not enough to have a business plan. You must create a non-negotiable activity plan that will have you taking the actions you need to take to make the business plan a reality. You must be 100% committed to accomplishing the activities – that is why they are non-negotiable. In addition […]

4 Tips to Improve Conversion Rates

How can we improve conversion rates? Here are 4 quick tips for increasing production through conversion rates.

Is a Mortgage Revolution Ahead?

There is little doubt that the mortgage and real estate industries were left behind in the technology revolution of the 21st century. Our lives have improved with smart phones, smart cars, easy to book travel, and quick digital personal lending solutions, but mortgages have become harder to obtain. Disclosures are more difficult to understand and […]

Build New Opportunities This Season

We all need more repeat business and referrals. Here are some tips on building new opportunities this season!  

Are Your Goals Still Working For You?

In January I spoke about setting your goals and in February about the difference between motivation and discipline when it comes to attaining you goals. But if it still feels like you’re treading water maybe it’s because your goals are in conflict with one another or the market. What I mean is that you may […]

Are You Really Prioritizing Opportunity Creation?

When I talk about opportunity in the mortgage and Real Estate business I’m really talking about lead generation.

How Do You Keep Your Passion and Creativity Alive?

The mortgage and Real Estate business can often feel like a grind. We do the same things day in and day out which can lead to burn out. Many people then feel trapped because of the high earnings potential this industry provides. Most of us cannot simply quit and decide to be a heart surgeon […]

Own It!

I had the opportunity to spend the day recently at a Women’s Council of Realtors® event. I was supporting my friend Cheryl Keller who was being installed as President for California. I also had the privilege to speak on a leadership panel with some amazing women. It is important to note that all of these […]

Goal Setting

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” Napoleon Hill It’s still the beginning of a new year – you have a new book with about 300 blank pages that you’re going to fill. But fill with what? Are you simply going to scribble your way, jotting a few notes here and there, or recording […]

Run Your Business Like A Business

How many of you entered this business, either as a real estate agent or a mortgage originator, because you liked the freedom it afforded you? My guess is that most of you did. It’s wonderful to be able to set your own hours, develop your own method of doing things, not have a limit on […]

Triggers and Reactions

It’s no secret that the real estate and mortgage business are filled with problems. It can be frustrating because the majority of problems you face are outside your control, i.e. low appraisals, repair issues, buyers who get cold feet. These are what I refer to as “triggers.” A trigger is an event or thing that […]

Business Systems

A system can be defined as a procedure, process, or method, or course of action. Systems are put in place to achieve a specific result. They are the critical building blocks of your business. When effective, they work together to provide results that are consistent, measurable, benefit your client, and validate and enhance your value […]

I AM Statements

One of the things that works for me in maintaining a positive and successful mindset is to focus on a series of I AM statements every morning. These are statements that describe who I need to be in order to run a sustainable business and cultivate the energy I need to keep me disciplined and […]

Nurturing and Creating REALTOR® Relationships

Nurturing and Creating REALTOR® Relationships As you probably learned in Marketing 101, it costs less and takes less time to retain the customers you have than to go out and get new customers. The same holds true with your REALTOR® relationships. The more REALTOR® relationships you can retain as referral sources the more successful your […]

Goals

I like to believe that everyone’s ultimate vision is to lead an extraordinary life. By that I mean doing what you love and loving how you do it. And I’m not talking about just what you do for a living but what you do in every aspect of your life. You give your vision and […]

Vision

Before you can fully develop your goals and plan, it’s important to discover what you really want. What is it that would truly make you happy? What is it that would allow you to live an extraordinary life and have a successful business? The dictionary describes a vision as an aspirational description of what you […]

Mindset and Core Beliefs

If we want to be more successful in our business and personal lives, and sustain that success year after year, we must constantly and consistently be aware of our mindset. So what do I mean by mindset? I define it as the core beliefs an individual has about life and business. Uncovering Your Core Beliefs […]

Defining Success

The dictionary defines success in many different ways: the accomplishment of an aim or purpose; the attainment of popularity or profit; a person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains prosperity; the outcome of an undertaking. But whose aims, whose purpose, whose prosperity is it that we talk about when we talk about what […]

Giving Thanks – Happy Thanksgiving!

I am so grateful for all the opportunity that the mortgage and real estate industry has provided for me. I am truly blessed getting to work with so many people that are committed to making a real difference in the world. I hope that you and your families have a wonderful day celebrating today! I […]

Non-Negotiable Activity Plan

Run Your Business like a Business. In the mortgage origination industry if you want to create a sustainable model, one that will provide a steady stream of income regardless of the circumstances, you must approach the business as a business. Gone are the days where you took orders from someone else – now you’re the […]

Laziness

IS LAZINESS UNDERMINING YOUR MORTGAGE BUSINESS? In my recent blog about sustainability I talked about discipline being one of the cornerstones to consistently building and maintaining your business. Discipline is hard work. It takes having a plan and working it even when you don’t want to. It takes self-control and the ability to see the […]

Creating Sustainability

WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY? The New Oxford American Dictionary defines it as:  the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level; continuing for an extended period or without interruption. When I talk about sustainability in the mortgage business, I’m talking about having a consistent, reliant stream of new loans and subsequent income regardless of what is […]

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