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5 Google Drive Hacks That Will Transform the Way You Work

For millions of businesses, G-Drive is an essential collaboration tool. Here's how to make it work even harder for you.<p>Since its launch five years ago, Google Drive has become an indispensable part of how I work.<p>I can barely remember a time when my Masthead Media co-workers and I would actually …

13 things parents who raise mentally strong kids refuse to do

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and it gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But raising a mentally …

9 Binge-Worthy Marketing Podcasts

With so many choices, it's hard to know what podcasts are worthy of your time. For the well-rounded marketer, add these 9 to your playlist.<p>According to Edison Research, 67 million Americans listen to podcasts each month. And, as Jay Baer points out, that means that podcast listening is now more …

7 Pricing Myths to Stop Believing If You Ever Hope to Sell Your House

Pricing your own home is hard, what with all the history and hopes this magic number entails. Of course, you want to make a profit. Of course, all …

9 successful businesspeople share priceless entrepreneurial lessons you don't learn in school

Actual in-the-trenches experience does.<p>These nine super successful businesspeople, and members of The Oracles, share the top skills you need to succeed in the world of entrepreneurship that traditional schooling never taught you.

10 Hacks for a Better Credit Score

10 More Ways to Improve Your Credit Score<p>Updated February 15, 2017<p>The list 10 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Credit Score gave you 10 things …

Personal Finance

10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful

Reading is the only proven shortcut to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.</i><p>One of the best ways …

15 Great Business Books You Should Definitely Read This Year

Sales, productivity, leadership, marketing...something for everyone.<p>It's impossible to check out every new book, and that can mean missing out on new ideas and perspectives that can improve your business--and sometimes you, too.<p>That's why I love this list of books from Mareo McCracken, the revenue …

The Rookie’s Guide to Identifying and Fixing Plumbing Problems

You might think a running toilet or leaky faucet is a trivial issue in your home, something for your handyperson to take on later when you’ve got other jobs around the house to do. But make no mistake: Never skip a drip. Leaks, even minor ones, can amount to big increases on your water and even …

A Single Tip That Will Make 2017 Your Best Year of Work, Ever

It's a new year, and that means a fresh start.<p>Want a simple tip that will help you make this year your best year of work, ever?<p>Use every morning to focus on your Most Important Task (MIT).<p>Your MIT isn't your easiest task, or the one you'll enjoy the most. It's not even the task that's most pressing.<p>…

Time Management

The time to protect your real property assets is before any HOA litigation

<b>Question:</b> Not long after we moved into our townhouse, we came to loggerheads with the board. Try as we might to resolve our differences, nothing worked. My wife and I found ourselves in a lawsuit with the association that started shortly after we moved here. Yesterday our attorney explained the …

The 8 Types of Salespeople

How to make a stellar closing gift out of a homeowner resource

“Black and Decker Home Planner and Logbook” was written by Chris Peterson, an expert in home design, repair and renovation and an avid cook. He’s the …

Why do you have more value than any other agent out there?

We hear it all the time: the agent is becoming obsolete. Consumers are skeptical of commission fees and often complain that agents get a hefty …

Real Estate

How to get your seller to price their home correctly

I admit, the Houston market has been extremely rewarding. But instead of being a great agent, I turned into an order-taker in 2014. The housing rush …

Realtors Reveal the Renovations That Really Pay Off at Sale Time

While homeowners may dream of pulling off some nifty renovations in their kitchen, putting in a hot tub or maybe pulling together an awesome …

How to use narration to supercharge your video tours

A lesser-known feature on YouTube, which is owned by Google, can make home-video tours stand out from the competition and allow real estate agents to …

How to Create Your Speech Outline in 5 Minutes

• The PREP Formula — Quickest & Easiest Way to Organize Your Ideas<br>• 4 Simple Tricks to effectively introduce, explain, prove, and reiterate your key …

Public Speaking

Clear 4 Facebook Ad Hurdles

Have you ever thought about which Facebook posts you engage with and which ones you skip? You may find that you like, share, and comment on posts …

Social Media

How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time—Without Losing Your Mind

Ah, to be a first-time home buyer again: How easy it was to buy a home when you weren't carrying <i>another</i> mortgage on your back!<p>If you're looking to …

Robert Radcliffe Expired Video

7 Ways to Get Top Dollar for Your Home During the Off-Season

After a record-setting summer selling season in many parts of the country, home sales have quieted down for the fall. If you're putting your home on …

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Trick or TRID

Here we are, the beginning of October, and it feels like April fool’s. The government decided — just as the real estate market starts to pick up — …

Real Estate

Real estate agents who outsource listing photos earn twice as much as others

Real estate agents who always use professional third-party photographers earn twice as much gross commission income (GCI) as agents who never use …

'Principal agent model' may be better for your real estate business than team approach

<b>Takeaways:</b><p><b>The common perception within the real estate sales industry and with most of the consumers is the larger the team, the greater the</b> …

Real Estate

Sex, rugs, and rock n' roll: 13 new (and strange) rules for surviving the real estate market

By<p>In one of the bigger acquisitions of 2014, Zillow purchased Trulia for $3.5 billion. The two companies created the market for online real estate …

5 winning agent Facebook ads

<b>Takeaways:</b><p><b>Facebook marketing works, but it’s tricky to master.</b>• <b><br>Just Listed, Just Sold and home valuation ads all get results</b>.• <b><br>Examine five successful</b> …

Real Estate

Mastering the Art of Authenticity

More than just being yourself, mastering authenticity is about being self-aware, having clear values, understanding the motivators that drive you and putting all of this into the proper context.<p>Last week, I explored the topic of "The Big Bounce-Back: How to Flourish After Adversity" with Dr. Rachel …