personal development

Should Loan Officers Hire Life Coaches?

Should Loan Officers Hire Life Coaches?

By Erin Ollila / September 18, 2020
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Something needs to change. If you’re being honest with yourself, your work-life balance isn’t so balanced. You find yourself bringing your frustrations from your home life into your work day, and you can’t seem to leave work in the office…

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20 Ways to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone in 2020

By Tara Mastroeni / December 31, 2019
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The new year is right around the corner and it’s the perfect opportunity to take some steps toward growing your real estate business. With that in mind, here are 20 ways to push yourself out of your comfort zone in…

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22 Habits of High Achievers

By Tim Coutis / October 13, 2019
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Greatness is seldom the result of good luck. Strong leaders appreciate hard work and the benefits of a routine when striving for success. High achievers play to their strengths and follow their passions. Want to be a top producer? Here…

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10 Mindfulness Apps to Keep You Calm and Focused

By Tim Coutis / October 12, 2019
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Are you too busy to meditate, cynical about the benefits, or just turned off by the hype? The truth is, in an information-saturated world with multiple screens all competing to grab your attention, meditation can be a real blessing. And,…

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13 Signs You Have a Great Boss (and 5 Signs You Don’t)

By Tim Coutis / October 5, 2019
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Do you have a great boss? Not quite sure? Here are some of the traits and characteristics you should be looking for in your present (and future) bosses. They are experienced. A good boss has the experience and knowledge to…

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Never Stop Learning: How to Grow and Evolve Every Day

By Tim Coutis / September 13, 2019
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Learning should be a lifelong pursuit. Knowledge and experience enrich our lives in unimaginable ways. Actively pursuing continuing education is a commitment to self-improvement that is both personally and professionally rewarding. Learning doesn’t require a classroom, though. Instead, it’s sometimes…

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What Does Your Morning Routine Reveal About Your Personality?

By Mary Mack / July 13, 2019
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Everyone has a morning routine — whether it’s pressing the snooze button until you are really late or waking up early, going for a run, and showering all before 6 a.m. You may not know what your morning routine says…

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5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Fresh and Become Smarter Every Day

By Mary Mack / June 16, 2019
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We’ve all heard the stories about the child prodigies who can play Mozart at age four — and while this is a truly amazing talent, it isn’t always something they have inherited. There are plenty of intelligent people in the…

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6 Grammar & Writing Apps to Keep You From Embarrassing Yourself

By Mary Mack / June 14, 2019
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As a mortgage loan officer, you deal with numbers all day long — but another important part of your profession is communication with clients. Every written communication you have should be pristine and error-free on your end. To help you…

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6 Morning Routines to Become an Early Riser

By Mary Mack / April 10, 2019
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When you wake up earlier, you no longer have to rush to get your day started and you have a little bit of time to relax and accomplish tasks before you have to jet to work. So, how do the…

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