Erin Ollila

How to Ask for Testimonials from Your Clients

How to Ask for Testimonials from Your Clients

By Erin Ollila / July 27, 2022
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Social recommendations sway consumers, and a potential client will want to know that other people loved working with you so that they feel safe teaming up with you, too. But how do you get client testimonials to share with these…

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8 Client Gifts for Their First Home-Anniversary

8 Client Gifts for Their First Home-Anniversary

By Erin Ollila / May 9, 2022
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You’ve been lucky to work with some great clients during your real estate career, and you’d love to add more of those to that list — especially if they are just like your past favorites! This is exactly why you…

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4 Professional Development Opportunities for Real Estate Agents

4 Professional Development Opportunities for Real Estate Agents

By Erin Ollila / May 2, 2022
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You love your job, and you know that one important aspect to staying on top is to keep current with your professional development. But finding time to do it is the first barrier to prioritizing your growth as a real…

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10 Songs to Jumpstart Your Motivation at Work

10 Songs to Jumpstart Your Motivation at Work

By Erin Ollila / April 27, 2022
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It’s raining. It’s pouring. You’re almost snoring — at work. When you’re feeling low and uninspired at work, there’s an easy way to jumpstart your motivation. Turn on your speakers, turn up the volume, and listen to some music to lift…

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6 Social Media Strategies for Real Estate Agents

6 Social Media Strategies for Real Estate Agents

By Erin Ollila / April 11, 2022
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Social media isn’t new, and you’re not new to it, either! In fact, you’re well-versed in how to use your online presence to your advantage. But still, there are so many social media strategies that come recommended by the big-name…

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How to Find More Public Speaking Opportunities

How to Find More Public Speaking Opportunities

By Erin Ollila / March 23, 2022
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Last year you took a risk — a big risk. You were offered an opportunity to speak in front of an audience, and it certainly paid off. Before your first speaking opportunity, you were nervous. But then, when it was all…

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4 Tips for Finding a Mentor That’s Right for You

4 Tips for Finding a Mentor That’s Right for You

By Erin Ollila / February 16, 2022
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You take professional development seriously. You’ve read all the books, attended all the seminars and conferences, and now you’re looking to up your game by finding a mentor who can help you define your career trajectory and determine which steps…

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How to Use Creativity for Professional Problem Solving

How to Use Creativity for Professional Problem Solving

By Erin Ollila / February 11, 2022
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Professional problem solving has always existed as a process of first identifying the problem, then considering alternative solutions, choosing the best solution of the bunch, and finally implementing it to see if it works. If it doesn’t, the process continues…

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10 Tips to Reduce Public Speaking Anxiety

10 Tips to Reduce Public Speaking Anxiety

By Erin Ollila / January 26, 2022
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Ask just about any professional from any field or industry, and they’ll probably tell you the same thing: Public speaking is stressful.  Whether you’re a teacher, a musician, or even a professional public speaker, you’re bound to have felt those…

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Should Professionals Start a Journaling Practice?

Should Professionals Start a Journaling Practice?

By Erin Ollila / January 24, 2022
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Growth is one of your key values, and you make time to constantly seek out new opportunities to invest in professional development so you can avoid stagnancy and better yourself in any way possible. Would a journaling practice be a…

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