If you know someone with Type II diabetes or high blood glucose levels, I strongly recommend the book titled, “The Diabetes Code” by Dr. Jason Fung. I got a top broker in our industry to read it and then they were able to quickly stop taking their four daily injections of insulin, and now the broker tells me that their blood glucose levels are lower than they were when the broker was taking their daily insulin injections!
In the book Dr. Fung explodes the myth around how diabetes is treated, showing us that insulin and drugs merely move the glucose out of the blood and into the vital organs, where it then does substantial damage. But his recommendations on diet and what to do along with the diet, is showing many people how to get off of insulin and drugs, and lower their blood glucose levels to safe levels naturally…read more
We’re now getting into March, and if you haven’t been getting your ideal amount of prospecting done so far this year in January and February, you’re now risking not having the kind of year you really want to be having in your brokerage business. The amount of prospecting that you get done week-to-week will determine the amount of solid leads you’ll be working on during the rest of the year, so if you haven’t been getting your prospecting done, now is the time to get back on track!…read more
There’s a book I’ve recently read that is a phenomenal book on learning how to negotiate more effectively. The book is titled, “Never Split the Difference”, and it’s written by Chris Voss, who was the FBI’s #1 negotiator for Americans who had been taken hostage by terrorists.
In the book Chris does a great job of of showing how his hostage-negotiating philosophies can be applied effectively in business, too, and I must say that with all of my training in psychology and Neurolinguistic Programming, he’s taken things to an entirely new level when it comes to persuasion.
One well-known Ivy League school invited him to negotiate along with their top experts, and he completely ate them for lunch, as he has a way of structuring questions when negotiating to get the other side to let go of their own position, and give in to what you want them to do. And it’s all done in a very friendly, easygoing manner, too.
So if you’d like to take your negotiating skills up to the next level, I highly recommend that you read this book!read more
Al Rose, who’s been a very prominent figure in commercial real estate brokerage in Los Angeles since the 1950s, passed away on Thursday, February 14th, and for those of us who knew him well, we know that we will never again meet someone quite like him within our industry.
He combined wisdom, success, knowledge, expertise, even-mindedness, complete honesty, a great devotion to ethics, and a wonderful sense of humor, all in one man.
I had the great pleasure of working for Al and along with him for many years, and I’ve never met anyone else quite like him within our industry. In an industry where we’re constantly dealing with massive egos, both in the clients that we’re representing and with the brokers themselves, Al always had his way of projecting calmness, professionalism, and certainty towards people within his transactions, and this would then usually have people align with his opinion on how they should then be moving forward….read more
Once you’ve identified an owner who will be listing their property in the weeks and months ahead, how do you differentiate yourself from all of the other brokers while you’re still waiting for the owner to get ready to list? During this 2-3 minute video I’ll show you how to stand out in the owner’s mind as the one expert consultant or advisor who has all of the answers for them....read more
When it’s time to ask your owners for an extension on your commercial real estate listings, they need to feel that you’ve been doing everything you can to move the listing, and that you’ve been doing everything you can to keep them informed on what’s going on. But if you’ve been dropping out all communication with them during the listing period instead, they’ll be likely to now list the property with one of your competitors, instead of extending the listing with...read more
When an owner tries to renegotiate your commission right as they’re about to accept an offer, how you handle the situation will determine how much commission you’ll end up putting in your own pocket. During this 2-3 minute video I’ll tell you how to verbally reframe what the owner is asking you to do, to maximize the chances that you’ll walk away with more commission....read more
When you prospect continually in your commercial real estate brokerage business, you’ll develop more leads, you’ll make more money, and you’ll continually upgrade the quality of the clients you’ll be working with. In addition, because you’ll continually be finding newer and better leads to work on, you’ll be replacing your more marginal leads with these newer and better leads, and you’ll continually be increasing the average amount of commission you’ll be earning per transaction, too!...read more
Here’s a recent 35-minute teleconference that I led titled “5 Key Activities to Explode Your Commercial Real Estate Business”. If you’re looking to kickstart your commercial real estate brokerage business, listen to this teleconference and start implementing some of the key ideas in...read more
If you’ve been struggling with getting your prospecting done, here’s a simple technique I recommend that will get you back on track to getting your prospecting done once again.read more