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Negotiations Now: 4 Tips For Deal-Making Via Email

It’s good to have friends in times like these. Not just for the conversations and support they provide, but also for their insights. Since the world changed, I’ve already called on a friend of mine named Greg Markov from the Real Estate Negotiation Institute twice to share his expertise with our coaching members. On the […]


3 Rules I’m Living By Right Now – #TomFerryShow

Times like these require a reset. For me, I’ve boiled things down to three new rules that are guiding my every move. You may have seen me share this on Insta or Facebook, but I wanted to use today’s #TomFerryShow to dig deeper and really explain how these three rules can dictate what’s really important […]


7 Ways to Bring Humanity Back to Business Right Now

If there’s a silver lining to everything that’s going on right now – especially for those of us under “no gatherings” orders – I think it’s that we’re all realizing how wonderful and essential it is to interact with the human beings in our lives on a regular basis. It reminds me of something I’ve […]


“How’s the Market?” Episode 15 – March 2020

“How’s the Market” is too tricky of a question right now for our typical short show, so instead we’re sharing this recent, deep-dive webinar we did with Steve Harney and David Childers from Keeping Current Matters. Steve & David have tons of great statistics about the realities of how coronavirus is impacting real estate, and […]


5 Actions Smart Agents Are Doing Now! – #TomFerryShow

These are certainly UNCERTAIN times, if that makes sense. It’s easy to wake up and not know what to do… Try business as usual? Nah. Freak out? That doesn’t help anyone. Develop an all-new plan? Not a bad idea, but what is it? That’s what I want to address with you in today’s #TomFerryShow. I’ve […]


3 Tips to Survive & Thrive in Today’s Turbulent Times

I shot a live video for our coaching members a few days ago sharing some of the thoughts going through my head right now and some advice on how to deal with everything the world is currently facing. For today’s blog, I’m boiling down that advice to three crucial points. These are certainly different times. […]


What Happens When Life Puts the ‘Squeeze’ On You? – #TomFerryShow

I’m going to admit something to you. We had a brand-new #TomFerryShow planned for today that we shot a couple weeks ago. But I pulled the plug on it because with everything that’s happening in the world, there’s no more relevant message I could share with you than this video… And I shot it more […]


TEAM SPOTLIGHT: How to Establish Solid Hiring Practices & Nail Your Pay Structure

Editor’s note: Today we present the third installment of TEAM SPOTLIGHT, a recurring blog from Debbie Holloway focusing on team building in today’s increasingly team-oriented real estate industry. If you missed the first one on “To Team or Not to Team,” click here. Or if you missed the second one on how to structure your […]


10 MORE Tactics to Optimize Every Social Media Post – #TomFerryShow

Engagement is the name of the game in today’s social media world, and if you’re not optimizing your posts, there’s a good chance you’re not creating much engagement. So that’s what we’re helping you do in this two-part series on the #TomFerryShow. If you missed last week’s show, make sure to go back and watch […]


Coach Larry Webb’s 5-Year Journey to Financial Freedom

Small steps – done repeatedly and consistently – can get you to big places. That’s not just an empty cliché. Inside the Tom Ferry ecosystem, it’s a way of life. And today I’ll prove it to you by sharing the story of one of our very own coaches. He talks the talk with his clients, […]


20 Tactics to Optimize Every Social Media Post (Part 1) – #TomFerryShow

Are you relying on content alone to carry the day for you in social media? Because it doesn’t matter how amazing your content is, if no one is seeing it, it will not move the needle… AT ALL! So today’s #TomFerryShow guest hosted by Jason Pantana is all about fixing that problem. And there’s so […]


Bridging the Gap with Your Leaders to Maximize Productivity

You know I’m big on the power of gratitude. So, consider this… Do you ever take time to think about everything your owner, broker, and/or manager does for you? There a lot of amazing people in these leadership roles who deserve credit for the support they provide, the guidance, the accountability, the training and education, […]


“How’s the Market?” Episode 14 – February 2020

Link to the webinar mentioned: 3 Ways to Solve the Inventory Crisis Hey, welcome back to How’s the Market? for February, 2020. We create this show together with Keeping Current Matters, taking a monthly look at the U S real estate conditions so you as the local expert can provide insights to your clients that […]


TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Structuring Your Team for Maximum Profitability

Editor’s note: Today we present the second installment of TEAM SPOTLIGHT, a recurring blog from Debbie Holloway focusing on team building in today’s increasingly team-oriented real estate industry. If you missed the first one on “To Team or Not to Team,” click here. -Tom By Debbie Holloway, Head of Team+ Coaching High performing teams are […]


How Far Have You Progressed on Your 2020 Road to Success?

As this blog publishes, it’s the 37th day of 2020. And that couldn’t be more perfect. You know why? Because as of today, the year is 10 percent over. Feels like we were just celebrating the holidays, and now one-tenth of the “new year” is already behind us. Which should serve as a wake-up call… […]


7 Scripts to Up Your Confidence & Win More Business – #TomFerryShow

Having the right answer or knowing what to say in specific situations can make all the difference in the world. Today I’m sharing proven scripts for seven specific situations you might find yourself in – when it’s absolutely crucial that you know what to say. Let’s dive right in!   Script No. 1: Answering Your […]


Top Takeaways from Inside One of Real Estate’s Most Exclusive Events

At the risk of sounding presumptuous, have you ever seen all this under one roof? HomeServices of America CEO Gino Blefari openly sharing his most essential systems for success in a small room packed with eager-to-learn professionals Beverly Hills Rockstar agent Christophe Choo freely revealing in great detail exactly how he makes his ever-popular neighborhood […]


“How’s the Market?” Episode 13 – January 2020

Hey, thanks for watching. I’m going to cut straight to the point on this one. The buyers are out there in droves. They’re waiting. They’re dying for more options, but too many homeowners haven’t gotten the message, and instead they’re stuck, if you will in the old school thinking that’s actually preventing them from striking […]


3 Simple Hacks to Win More Listings in 2020 – #TomFerryShow

Ok, be honest… Can you live up to this description? “An appointment setting, value-delivering, trust-building machine.” If you said yes, I can’t tell you how happy that makes me. If you said no, I want to help get you there. And today’s #TomFerryShow will help you get closer. Let’s jump straight into three simple hacks […]


Why Improved Organization is the First Step Toward Greater Productivity in 2020

Have you ever cleaned up your desk or office, and suddenly you find you’re much more energized and productive? It feels good, right? Now imagine that feeling times 100. That’s what it’s like when you have a clear path forward for your business AND the systems and structure in place to scale rapidly. Want that? […]


TEAM SPOTLIGHT: To Team or Not to Team?

Editor’s note: Today we launch the inaugural edition of TEAM SPOTLIGHT, a recurring blog focusing on team building in today’s increasingly team-oriented real estate industry. And we’ve got the perfect person to bring you this knowledge. Debbie Holloway spearheads our Team+ coaching program, which consists of 100+ team leaders responsible for more than $5 billion […]


With Your Business Plan Complete, It’s Time to Work on Your 2020 Life Plan

I’ve got a big question for you with lots of possible interpretations: Where are you going in 2020? Last week’s blog hammered home the importance of completing your 2020 business plan, which dictates where you’ll take your business in the next 12 months. (If you missed it and haven’t completed yours, read it now!) Today […]


Resolutions Aren’t Enough: It’s Now or Never for Your 2020 Business Plan

It’s January 2. You’re at the beginning of a journey that will test you, reward you and provide an opportunity to radically improve your life. But you can’t just hope things work out. You need a plan. Truthfully, you should have created your business plan weeks ago. If you haven’t done it yet, NOW is […]


Year in Review: The Top 10 Blogs of 2019

The last 12 months have been quite a ride! Low mortgage rates and rising consumer confidence are building positive momentum among home buyers… …While disruptors and iBuyers are still trying to find new ways to steal market share away from YOU. We’ve drilled down on these topics and many more throughout this year’s blogs, and […]


“How’s the Market?” Episode 12 – December 2019

Hey, welcome back to How’s The Market for December 2019. We create this monthly show in collaboration with our friends at Keeping Current Matters to keep you your team, your office informed about the market conditions, so in turn you can educate your clients and maintain a positive momentum in your local marketplace. Now here’s […]


How Becky King Turned Herself Into a Living, Breathing Checklist for Real Estate Success

When you talk to Maryland real estate veteran Becky King about the truly transformational year she’s experiencing in 2019, it’s difficult to determine which of her amazing accomplishments is most impressive. This year, she has: Stopped paying for online leads entirely More than doubled her already-impressive GCI from 2018 Lost 70 pounds! And eliminated more […]


Don’t Dwell on Your Bloopers; Watch These Instead – #TomFerryShow

Have you ever made a mistake and then let yourself get “in your head” about it for a period of time afterward? It’s easy to slip into that negative spiral. To me, though, that’s just compounding the original problem. Everyone makes mistakes. What’s important is how you respond to it… Do you beat yourself up […]


4 Important Business (& Life) Lessons from the Links

As I reflect on the year that was 2019, I’m reminded of some business lessons I recognized in a surprising place… Earlier this year I had the opportunity to head to Scotland and play some of the oldest and most famous golf courses in the world. It was an amazing trip, but that’s not what […]


7 “Wall-Worthy” Takeaways to Grow Your Business and THRIVE! – #TomFerryShow

We’ve covered a lot of ground in the last few months of the #TomFerryShow… An emphasis on appointment setting, time management, 2020 goals, gratitude, the eight equities of life, and much more! And sometimes, it’s important to stop and summarize what you’ve learned so you can gain a deeper understanding of a topic. That’s what […]


18 Essential Interview Questions When Hiring an Assistant

With a new year just around the corner, I’m hoping you might have one specific, extremely important, growth-oriented “action item” on your 2020 to-do list: Hire an assistant! Think of the possibilities if you were free of the paperwork and filing, organizational tasks, marketing errands, and other miscellaneous activities that eat up so much of […]


5 Tips to Create the Ultimate Success Environment – #TomFerryShow

I really hope you’re in your office – or wherever you typically work ­– as you’re reading this. (If you’re not, close your eyes and imagine it.) Because I want you to look around and ask yourself an important question: Is your environment contributing to your success? Or is it serving as an obstacle you […]


“How’s the Market?” Episode 11 – November 2019

Hey, welcome back to our How’s the Market? Our monthly collaboration with our friends at Keeping Current Matters to inform you of what’s happening with the market trends today so you can be the expert for resources and information for your customers. Every month to prepare for this show, KCM founders, Steve Harney and I, […]


Developing an Attitude of Gratitude in 3 Easy Steps – #TomFerryShow

When you feel good, you perform good. But when work is piled up on your desk… A deal goes sideways… Or you don’t know where your next client is coming from… …It can be difficult to feel good. So on today’s #TomFerryShow, I’m digging in to how you can actually CREATE a good attitude. And […]


5 Business Superpowers for the Agent of the Future

This time of year, it’s natural to be thinking about the future. It’s 2020 goal-setting time… It’s business planning time (How’s yours coming?)… And it’s New Year’s resolutions time. With all that said, I think it’s a perfect opportunity for me to share with you five superpowers I believe every future entrepreneur will need. Which […]


The Monumental Journey of Jamie Mell

I meet so many inspiring entrepreneurs in my travels, sometimes I wish I could just tell people’s stories all day, every day. The grit, determination and inner strength of these dynamic professionals drives me to up my game and to serve at the best of my ability. I’ve got a really good one for you […]


3 Tips You NEED Right Now to Survive & Succeed in a Changing Market

Editor’s Note: One of our incredible super-coaches, Yvonne Arnold from Corona, CA, recently shared with me a video message she’d sent to all her coaching members, and it really did a great job of capturing the topsy-turvy, unpredictable real estate climate we’re in right now. I think it’s a message every agent needs to hear […]


“How’s the Market?” Episode 10 – October 2019

This month, we’re talking about continued good news for home price appreciation… and how increasing prices could potentially scare people off from a move. Let’s dig in with all the info you need to keep consumers moving forward. It wasn’t that long ago that many economists were predicting home appreciation to taper off, and even […]


9 Incredible SuperAgents Weigh In on What’s Working Now

Ever catch yourself saying you want to be a “fly on the wall” for an interesting conversation? I know the feeling. But luckily, I didn’t need to transform into a fly… for this one, anyway. I just had to find some space when a heavy-hitting East Coast mastermind group asked if they could conduct a […]


7 Important Questions You Need Answers to NOW! – #TomFerryShow

Are you following me on Instagram @TomFerry? Because I really love answering people’s questions on my IG Stories. For today’s #TomFerryShow, I grabbed a bunch of really great, important questions… and am sharing my answers with you! Watch the full episode for all my advice on juicy topics like: How to get “un-stuck” from a […]