From healthcare and manufacturing to marketing and engineering, we are still seeing nearly five different generations share the workforce across all industries. While the average age of any level employee is certainly decreasing, there is no question that many individuals 55 and older are not only staying in their positions but are also emerging from retirement in a part-time fashion. Generational differences and an often unspoken “Generational War” are topics touched on by many, but few have a solution to. This is due to the anthropological complexities of how humans interact, especially those varying in age by years and, more often than not, decades.
However, the most common assumption has been that the real obstacle facing business leaders and the Generational War is technology. Even further, educators and leaders have set this benchmark on the younger generation as being well-versed in technology and the older ones being inept. But this is no…
Posted On Tuesday, 13 September 2022 13:00 Written by
Too many people lose business because they don’t pay attention to their connections! Absence does NOT make the heart grow fonder; it makes it look in new directions. Loan officers are notorious for “assuming” relationships instead of nurturing them! Prime example is that many originators loose touch with their contacts, preapproved borrowers, and closed clients at an alarming rate. I have seen firsthand that very few people schedule the follow-up or even have a written follow-up procedure for each stage of their relationships. The lost income from those lost relationships is often far more than what that originator makes each year! Imagine that you could double your income if you had a follow-up procedure you followed? I just ran into a group in the past few weeks that literally would DELETE follow-up tasks that were scheduled, just to clear the schedule! Yup! Just delete the task instead of doing the…
Posted On Monday, 12 September 2022 00:00 Written by
  Join Krisstina and Terri Murphy for their FREE Money Mondays webinars!  Click here to sign up.  Krisstina Wise is a real estate mogul, Millionaire Coach, and creator of several multi-million dollar businesses including Goodlife Luxury, The Paperless Agent and most recently, WealthyWellthy. She is also an international speaker and the award-winning author of the Amazon Best-Seller Falling for Money, a romance novel for your bank account. Named one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the country, she has been featured in USA TODAY, as well as by Apple, Contactually and Evernote for her creative leadership with emerging technologies.
Posted On Monday, 12 September 2022 00:00 Written by
For more than 40 years I’ve looked forward to this time of year as schools were starting after a long -- sometimes it seemed short -- hot southern California summer and that meant football season and Friday night lights were back. After graduating from Occidental College and beginning a high school teaching career, I began a football officiating career as well which concluded in 1991 when I retired from the NFL. When I started, I never thought of professional football, let alone college officiating. For me, high school officiating was exciting and financially rewarding - even though it was low-paying. ($12.50 per game).
Today, every week in our local newspaper, yes - we still have those, there are high school football results as well as other high school sports scores. I am sure in your community it’s the same. Unfortunately, following these scores is an article titled “Officials…
Posted On Friday, 09 September 2022 00:00 Written by
Sable Otey has spent most of her adult life clearing hurdles -- usually the type that are lined up single file on a running track -- but there have been a few that life has dropped in her way. When the world is your stage, you want to be at your best when Olympic gold is hanging in the balance.She's challenged herself to earn a spot on the United States bobsled team that competed in the Winter Olympics in South Korea. In some ways, it's a major transition from track and field, her sport of choice in high school, college and one year beyond, but in other ways, her role on the bobsled team is very similar. Either way, Otey is convinced she had the athleticism, work ethic and support and made her latest dream reality.After her pregnancy ended hopes of participating in the 2012 Olympic track and field trials,…
Posted On Thursday, 08 September 2022 00:00 Written by
Prior to 2020 and the coronavirus pandemic, corporate and client meetings were commonly an even blend between in person, over the phone, and by way of Skype, Zoom, 1 Click Connection™ or even Microsoft Teams. Which technology was used in what situation largely depended upon what type of material was covered in these meetings. In looking back, this was largely because it allowed business leaders and trainers the ability to make certain that all involved in a meeting were fully informed. But once the pandemic hit, nearly every company made the shift to a virtual and, in most cases, hybrid work environment. What this did to meetings and employee or customer communication was remarkable — virtual meetings, video classrooms, and all things Skype, Zoom, 1 Click Connection™, Microsoft Teams, FaceTime, and more became the “new normal.”
The likes of these software options were second nature to many who have utilized…
Posted On Wednesday, 07 September 2022 01:00 Written by
Join Krisstina and Terri Murphy for their FREE Money Mondays webinars! Click here to sign up.  Krisstina Wise is a real estate mogul, Millionaire Coach, and creator of several multi-million dollar businesses including Goodlife Luxury, The Paperless Agent and most recently, WealthyWellthy. She is also an international speaker and the award-winning author of the Amazon Best-Seller Falling for Money, a romance novel for your bank account. Named one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the country, she has been featured in USA TODAY, as well as by Apple, Contactually and Evernote for her creative leadership with emerging technologies.    
Posted On Wednesday, 07 September 2022 00:00 Written by
Many of you won’t remember this famous song, but the reality of our business is that September is one of the most critical months of the year. As we transition from summer to fall, vacation back to school, we look forward to the final quarter of the year. September can quietly make or break your year by what you do or don’t do! You must take control over your schedule to maximize opportunities. The key words are visibility and opportunity! While each market is different, the transition from summer to fall brings with it many community events, school functions, charity fund raisers, and a huge number of harvest festivals of one kind or another. The key for all of us is to take part in one or more of these activities. Sure, you should attend as many of these as possible and network, but these events afford you the opportunity…
Posted On Monday, 05 September 2022 00:00 Written by
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