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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 44
Lack of Communication can cause all types of problems.  It affects our personal relationships and our business relationships.Think about the last time you did something but it did not turn out as you expected.  Chances are it had something to do with your communication.  Perhaps you have learned ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 32
Larry Johnston has asked us to share ways we use to stay connected with our  clients.  First of all - a little bit about my clients.  Unlike residential real estate my clients are small to mid size businesses.  However, like real estate the engagements  are large but infrequent.  That is to say t...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 25
You cannot motivate someone to achieve. The only thing you can do is create a spark that will build the fire of motivation from within. That inner fire will drive motivation.What about you? Do you have something burning inside you? Frankly, if you do not have the WHY the HOW will not matter. We c...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 33
Most real estate agents are working on their goals and plans for 2017.  If you do this every year then your are probably doing an annual goals review aned adjusting things for 2017 based on future projects and your previous experience.Who should be working on their goals and plan for 2017? The an...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 64
 If you have a dream it will not be realized unless you take action. You will need to put that dream in action with a time table.  But before you take action you need a blueprint. These blueprints are called your goals.  There are several very important steps to goal achievement.Let’s start the p...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 23
Frosty the Snowman will return to his hometown of Armonk on Saturday, November 27.  This is the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend.Now let's hope that weather welcomes him.You many wonder what I mean by returning to his home town.  Armonk resident Steve Edward Nelson was the creater of the lyrics o...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 25
We know that being in real estate can be rewarding.  But we also know that with that reward comes risk.  If you do not want the risk it is best to get a regular job.  Taking control of your own future involves taking responsibility for loss but you also get to have all of the gain.  But, you must...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 59
 Are you stuck in your business development because things are changing and you don't know what to do?  Are the old things to generate business not working anymore?  The problem is that what you did in the past is no longer worker but you are stuck in habits which have created a rut and that rut ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 48
More is not necessarily more when is comes to a real estate office.  Just this last week I encountered a broker that believes this but his office's reputation does not bear that out.  What will turn things around?  Becoming an authentic leader and encouraging a collaborative team will turn thing ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 24
 You want the truth? “You can’t handle the truth!” This well-known line was uttered by Jack Nicholson in the move, A Few Good Men. This line hits a little too close to home for some organizations. While some organizations ask themselves what they can do to help their organizations align there are...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 24
Dwight Eisenhower said, “Leadership is getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.”   Understanding what motivates a person, whether it be rewards, recognition, promotion, or feeling that something is accomplished will result in developing that accountability attitud...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 41
I read a blog today from Kathryn S. titled Using Social Media.  She made some really great points about the misuse of social media.  Kathryn focused guarding your personal privacy.  I definitely agree.In my post I focus on the dangers of using social media to check on others particularly in how i...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 29
 Does your leadership lack inspiration, innovation, and the ability to adapt to change? As a leader your role is to navigate your organization or your team through the uncertainties. Sometimes the good and necessary management skills such as planning, directing and controlling create roadblocks b...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 35
It is quite clear that you must brand yourself and create a value proposition to be relevant to your customers. The same is true for your team value proposition.  Are you relevant to them.A Real Estate Brokerage has a reputation and brand to other real estate agents.  Are you proud of yours?  Doe...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 35
If you are feeling stressed out you are not alone.  I asked the question of some Westchester County business owners.  Many feel overworked and overwhelmed.To be sure the pace of business has changed.  Real Estate agents know that only too well in the fast market with rapid communication. Technolo...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 24
I love to build strategic alliances.  These alliances are great for business.  I know there are many such alliances in Real Estate such as the BNI power team that includes real estate agent, mortgage professional, real estate attorney, title person, home inspector, and so forth.With that inspirat...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 65
Do you invest your time or do you waste your time? If you don’t know what you want or where you want to go you will most likely waste time. Before we talk about time management decide where you want to go. Where do you want to go? What are your values? What do you believe and what are your priori...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 60
I read a post by Barbara Todaro yesterday on New School vs. Old School.  It got me thinking and inspired this post. I agree that we should predict and anticipate change and even create the future based on change.  Sometimes, however, we chase after innovation of the day.  We see this in corporati...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 28
Have you ever looked in the mirror and asked, “Am I a person who inspires and encourages others?”    If the answer to that question is no, then you may not have the power to lead.You may have the management role with the authority but there is a difference between power and authority.  As the own...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 64
 George S. Patton said, “Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” As leader of your team you need to be in control of your business BUT you don’t need to be a control freak. Taking that route leads to being overwhelmed. As a sole entr...

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