Are you over-networked and underpaid?

Is it possible to over-network? I believe it is. If you are finding yourself running from luncheon to luncheon, event to event, without seeing real results, it is highly possible that you suffer from being over-networked. The fourth quarter of the year is the perfect time to take a step back and examine where, when and how you have been spending your valuable networking time over the past year. Of all the time spent at events, organizational meetings, and luncheons, etc. where did you derive the highest amount of return on your valuable time? There are some luncheons I enjoy…
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Mentoring My Mentor: A Real Estate Networking Story…What is the common denominator?

My Mentor and Aunt Sarah retired from the California State Parole Agency as a Parole Agent where she had worked for many years. As one could imagine, she always told great stories. Aunt Sarah taught me how to be a gracious host, how to throw big family gatherings, parties, events, etc. She was a beautiful example of how to be a professional working mom. She always lent a non-judgmental listening ear and was willing to jump in and help wherever she was needed. (I think that is where I got my just say "yes" to everything attitude). Once she retired…
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Chance Encounters of the Networking Kind

In today's fast-paced and electronic world that has most of our attention and "eyes down" staring at small screens it is important that once in a while we lift our "eyes up" otherwise we may miss an opportunity for that "chance" meeting that just might be exactly the person and/or opportunity we were looking for, which just might be the case that could make or break our business. My husband, mentor, and business partner has been a Financial Advisor for 40 years. He knows a thing or two about Business Networking. Bob shared a great "eyes up" and "chance" meeting…
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