Category Archives: mindset

Focus on Your Victories and Learn from Your Failures

We all have “ugly” transactions.   Sometimes things just go wrong…and perhaps continue to go wrong.  I recently talked with two very dejected Loan Officers who were each dealing with an “ugly” loan transaction:  clients unhappy and Realtors complaining and pointing fingers.  If you are … Continue reading

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Mindset vs. Skillset

Mindset beats skillset every time. Check out this quick lesson about why mindset is so important:

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Top 10 Lessons I Learned in October 2017

Well…it happened.  My year-long goal to hit “pause” and reflect on all that I’ve learned each month didn’t happen!  So I’m catching up now because I DID learn a ton in October.  I only failed to summarize it in a … Continue reading

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To Loan Originators: We Are Not Going Anywhere

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Does your effort match your desired results?

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Top 10 Things I Learned In August

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Make Your Commission Income Predictable

When you are in a commission-only sales career, there are some things we have to understand: You cannot control the results. You cannot control when a client will finally find that dream home. You cannot control when a prospective client … Continue reading

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Managing Stress

Great reminder on how to manage stress by setting proper expectations for yourself, clients, or partners.

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Losing Touch With Human Aspect of the Mortgage Business

 

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Top 10 Lessons I Learned in June 2017

Every month since January, I have been journaling the greatest insights and reminders I learn each day.  I can report, now that we are half way through 2017, I am very thankful I started this experiment.  It’s given me a … Continue reading

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