How to Hold Your Team Accountable

How to Hold Your Team Accountable

Anyone who grows a team wants to get the best possible performance from the people they hire. Otherwise, your company won’t scale the way you want it to. But while every business has dreams of becoming more successful, too many aren’t prepared to do what it takes to get the next level. I’m talking about… Read more »

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Why You Need to Embrace Adversity

There’s no getting around it: change is uncomfortable. But it’s also the path to greatness. If you’re serious about becoming successful, you need to learn to embrace being uncomfortable. The only way to grow, personally and professionally, is to step into the unknown. Don’t let the fear of rejection stop you. Dr. Joe Dispenza is a… Read more »


Ep. 343: How One Agent Recovered After Losing Half His Team

 Sh*t Happens Who should listen: Any agent wanting to avoid at least one major business pitfall, discover some valuable lessons in marketing, and benefit from an easy-as-you-please cold-call script. Key idea: No one, at no point in their career, is immune from being thrown off-guard. The trick is what you do afterward to recover…. Read more »

2016 Inc. Women’s Summit Recap

More than one-hundred aspiring entrepreneurs, tech moguls, and powerful business people gathered for the 2016 Inc. Women’s Summit in New York City on November 3—to listen to and be inspired by a handful of some of the most important players in the business world today. The event kicked off with headlining speaker, Barbara Corcoran, a… Read more »


It’s Who You Know: How to Partner with Local Businesses

Real estate is a social industry. Not only are you continually communicating with your book of business, you’re forging new relationships via networking. While walking into a room full of strangers may seem like a daunting task, its benefits outweigh its risks and can cultivate strategic partnerships. Why partner? When it comes to partnering, the… Read more »

Ep. 62: Top Stay Paid Interview Episodes of 2018, Part 1

For Stay Paid podcast, 2018 was a year full of great conversations. Hosts Joshua Stike and Luke Acree picked the brains of thought leaders from a variety of industries—from real estate moguls and marketing experts to social media influencers and motivational speakers. So, if you’re looking for some priceless nuggets of wisdom, get ready. This… Read more »

The Power of Partnering with Photographers

Photographs can either make or break a sale. A high-quality image can enable your listing to be swiftly scooped up off the market, whereas a low-quality image can impede your phone from even ringing. While it’s possible to take your own photos, relying on a professional is imperative to create the type of image that… Read more »

10 Conversational Habits That Make You More Influential

“He’s a born salesman.” You’ve probably heard someone say this about someone who is particularly influential. You may have even used it yourself. But it’s not entirely accurate While some people have an innate sense of how to influence others, anyone can learn to use these techniques in their conversations. Here are ten of the… Read more »

Manage Your Nerves

Life can be totally unpredictable. We often deal with a constant state of sensory overload. Modern conveniences like social media and e-mail have made it easier to stay in touch, but it also means we’re permanently available. It can be a struggle to step away from the long list of tasks and projects that have… Read more »

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How to Pull Employees Out of a Slump

As a manager or business owner, one of your biggest responsibilities is motivating your workforce. Whether you have 5, 50, or 500 employees, it’s inevitable that there will be bumps in the road. Here are three tips to empower your team to go above and beyond, and enrich their experience within your organization. Video Transcription… Read more »

What Businesses Can Learn from the United Airlines Fiasco

The internet was awash in commentary regarding the forced removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight. I have no interest in assigning blame or judgment in regards to who was right and who was wrong. But the situation did cast light on a subtle issue that often crops up while running a large… Read more »