FACILITATE SUCCESS

Time should always be allowed for all team members to express opinions, concerns and questions, though the team leader should ultimately decide upon the final strategy based on everyone’s input and his or her own experience in the matter.

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Leading a team can be hard work. Trust me, I know! But people much smarter than myself accomplish “hard” tasks all the time. It tends to come down to a few key traits that make these leaders shine above all others. These traits include confidence, patience and a keen ability to make decisions. Teams are […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING YOURSELF

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There are many influences and influencers in this world who want to mold you into what they consider to be your most successful self. While life coaches, therapists, bosses, spouses, mentors, colleagues and all the rest are chalked full of good, well-meaning advice, it should always be taken with a grain of salt – and […]

TEAMBUILDING

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While personal accomplishments are tantamount to our confidence and feelings of success, we’re rarely one-man bands. In reality, it typically takes a village to accomplish greatness. That’s why it’s so important to surround yourself with those who exhibit greatness and the potential for greatness. Cultivate a team, keep them motivated and inspired and celebrate their […]

YOU HAVE TO HAVE DISCIPLINE

Self-discipline and an optimistic outlook on life can get you far. Control what you can, including your thoughts, accept the rest. Positivity breeds positivity (and negativity breeds negativity).

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I don’t have to tell you there will be good times and bad times – throughout our individual careers, specific industry and larger economy. There will always be times of high stress. Rising interest rates, low inventory and shrinking margins are occupational hazards of the mortgage industry. Here’s another thing we know, though: owning a […]