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Usually I post quotes that are relevant to my thoughts for the day. Today, I'm going to do things a little differently. Today is my assistant's last day. She isn't returning because she says real estate is not for her. When I hired her I knew her intentions were to simply learn about business and...
"The starting point of great success and achievement has always been the same. It is for you to dream big dreams. There is nothing more important, and nothing that works faster than for you to cast off your own limitations than for you to begin dreaming and fantasizing about the wonderful things ...
"Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion."-Jack Welsh This is all that needs to be said.
"If I’m going to do something, I do it spectacularly or I don’t do it at all."-Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud Every day I try to give my best to each customer, even when I'm having a bad day, or worse a bad week. Everyone knows what I mean. Even when the customer has unrealistic demands and are...
"Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better."Harry S. Truman This doesn't directly have anything to deal with real estate,...
"Today the strategies of many companies in the real estate industry are premised on low interest rates, an assumption that has resulted in the rapid expansion of the real estate securitization business. This trend could be regarded as a risk factor, as it exposes the real estate sector to at leas...
"The boss drives people; the leader coaches them. The boss depends on authority; the leader on good will. The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says "I"; The leader says "WE". The boss fixes the blame for the breakdown; the leader fixes the breakdown. The boss says, "GO...
"Nothing average ever stood as a monument to progress. When progress is looking for a partner it doesn't turn to those who believe they are only average. It turns instead to those who are forever searching and striving to become the best they possibly can. If we seek the average level we cannot h...
"Its not always easy to do the right thing. But, doing the right thing makes you strong, it builds character, it forces you to make decisions based upon your beliefs and not what other people think. In life, and in business, you have to stand for what you believe in and sometimes you have to stan...
"I do not deny that many appear to have succeeded in a material way by cutting corners and by manipulating associates, both in their professional and in their personal lives. But material success is possible in this world and far more satisfying when it comes without exploiting others."- Alan Gre...