Beat Procrastination

Category: real estate virtual assistant

Beat Procrastination

What, primarily, causes procrastination? Productivity requires goals, which require thoughts. We think, we determine the goal, and then – don’t act. Why do we not act? Our emotions get in the way. Fact: Because of the way our brains are structured, emotions always win over thoughts. We know what we have to do, we just […]

Working from Home

One of many great advantages in real estate assistance is the opportunity it affords to work from home. Many real estate assistants enjoy the independence and autonomy of the virtual work environment. More and more employers recognize its advantages to themselves and their employees in increased productivity and decreased expense, and a successful transition is […]

Realizing Your True Passion

It’s interesting to meet people who seem to really love their careers, since we would all like to spend our working time at what we enjoy doing. However, most all of us have to making a living. Is there any way to reconcile the two? Is it really possible to realize what your true interests […]

Practical “Math” for Procrastinators

Practical “Math” for Procrastinators

As I was trying to decide what to write about, I came across a new (to me) website called 43 Folders and found an “equation” that the creator of 43 Folders uses that’s just brilliant! Here’s the equation – (10+2)*5 And here’s how it breaks down: There! You’ve breezed through an hour’s worth of work! […]

Goal: Lifetime of Weekends

Work every day, live for the weekend. That’s a goal, one most of us usually meet. You did it day by day, hour by hour, meeting a lot of small goals along the way. You made a map of what had to be done to get there. Suppose you made a map like that for […]

Make it Your Business – Identify Your Passion

People who become successful in business do so by marketing a creation inspired by their passion. Most of the rest of us are employed to assist them. Where does their creativity come from? We usually think, “Wow, they were really sharp to find that niche, wonder how they did it?” The truth is, they didn’t […]

Develop Your Exit Strategy

The start-up of a business is often all-consuming for a period of time – the owner of a new business is focusing on name and brand recognition and building a client base. Day-to-day demands leave very little time or energy for anything else. And that is what is required initially. However, it is risky to […]

Self Confidence

Let’s face it, life requires a lot from us. Most of what we do daily, we have to do. Some of it is self-reinforcing; that is, we know we do it well, or at least well enough to get by. It is easy to get caught up in the idea that we don’t have much […]