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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 40
The greatest obstacle to success is getting started.  Just Do It is the familiar slogan of Nike.  Why don't we just do it?  For most of us the biggest obstacle to getting things done is a self-limiting factor called procrastination. We create that obstacle by our behavior. Procrastination is some...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 27
How do you cut through all the noise and get your message--your value propostion--out there?   If you have a unique business you need to explain clearly how you help.  In the case of real estate, most people know what it is and the real question is, "Why should I choose you?"  In all business con...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 29
Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day.  After the Civil War people would set this day aside to honor and decorate the graves of those who had fallen in the Civil War.  In 1868, the Commandor of the Grand Army of the Republic issued an order designating May 30th the day to do that.This...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 31
How are your  communication skills? Are you getting the expected response? Your communication may seem clear to you but if you do not get the response you expect then your communication has failed.  If you are sending a message you must make sure you understand the receiver of that message.There ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 42
Knowing your core values and standing behind them will lead to success in your business and personal life. I think that is fair to say that real estate agents who know their core values are more successful.  But not everyone does.  Many people cannot articulate their vision or their core values. ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 40
Do you feel that you are doing what you do best every day?  What about your team and your agents?  Can they say the same thing?You know the expression that you can't put a square peg in a round hole.  Forcing  it in will not lead to very good results.  But you might say I need them where I need t...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 37
So you have taken on someone new. Now what? There is much more than just bringing on the most talented person. You must now create an environment conducive to retaining your talent, engaging a new agent or employee, and inspiring all those on your team. But why is it much better to get a new agen...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 64
Steven Covey wrote a book about seven habits of highly effective people.  I work with people who are leaders or want to become leaders.  There are many examples of what not to do.  Proper business leadership is crucial to the success of any business of any size. No company can be more successful ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 47
 I have seen quite a few bosses who are totally frustrated that everyone does not do what they want done.  Assuming the right people are in the right seats the chief reason lies with connection and communication.  A boss has the authority by virtue of the position. However, the leader has the rea...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 65
You will exceed your customers' expectations when you under promise and over deliver.  People remember when they have been wowed in their experience with your company.  To wow your customer you must exceed their expectations. When you wow your customer by exceeding expectations your customer crea...

By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, William Raveis Legends Realty Group
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group LLC)
Comments 1
More Photos Do you need a separate office, exercise room, quarters for your nanny, or have extended family, then this house is for you! Totally renovated home in Armonk with separate studio and private entrance on over 3 acres overlooking pond. The main house itself offers 3 bedrooms with 1.5 ba...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 59
Hiring quickly can be a costly mistake. That could be you next admin employee or agent.  Some of us may feel what the heck, I will find out soon enough.  That is correct but how much damage has been done?  If you have read Jim Collin’s book “Good to Great” you know about how companies become grea...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 39
In my previous post I spoke about customer loyalty being a leading indicator of future success.  You may think this is a great idea for big organizations but what about me, the local broker, the local home inspector, the local service provider.  Not only is is right for you but it is possible wit...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 33
Most agents and brokers are concerned about growth of their business.  The condition of the market is one thing but lets put that aside and assume that the market is great. To get your share you have to do the right things to aquire customers. Two very important measurements will predict that you...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 32
This past week I was working with one of my Westchester County NY entrepreneurs.  This business owner has had his business for some time but he has never been able to take his business to the next level.  He works very hard and puts in many hours. Unfortunately, he has never learned to work smart...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 36
As some of you know I have been a part of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Excellence for the past seven years.  This is a program for entrepreneurs who want to take thier business to the next level.  It is a Business Council of Westchester and Westchester Community College cooperative effort.  Th...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 57
Not every individual agent wants to a team leader.  Forcing  a great salesperson to become a team leader my not be in anyone's best interests.  Brokers may want to choose the highest performing sales agent to lead a team of other agents.   That will not necessarily work because a team leader is e...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 38
Time management is not a time management issue at all.When I ask my business owners in Westchester County New York most of them tell me that time management is one of the top challenges. If we all have 24 hours in a day and a calendar system to use why would this be a top challenge? Time manageme...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 40
Is your sales team on the same page as you?  If you are building a sales team more is not necessary better.  It is much better to have a smaller team that is all on the same page as you.  Have you ever taken a course of action and when you turned around and not one was there?  The best way to see...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 35
The culture of your real estate team or your company really matters. What does culture look like?  It is the sum total of values, attitudes, standards, and beliefs. If you have clear vision and values, and goal the culture should bbe rooted in those things.I work largely with privately held and f...

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