Real Estate Safety Matters: Texting and Driving

The National Association of Realtors published some statistics in the Real Estate Safety Matters course manual that the average person on, while texting, has their eyes off the road for a whopping 5 seconds.  Before you think that is a long time…

Real Estate Safety Matters

Hi, Everybody, my name is Cheryl Knowlton.  It was my honor and privilege to be invited by the National Association of Realtors in September of 2018 to be their Safety presenter for their webinar. This went out to all 1.3 million members of the National Association of Realtors in over 80 countries. The subject of that webinar was on habits …

Realtor Code of Ethics Preamble

Hi, everybody, Cheryl Knowlton coming at you today with the Realtor Code of Ethics Preamble. I am so proud to be a real estate professional and hope that you are too, especially when we realize what it is we’re actually doing. Preamble Under all is the land. Upon its wise utilization and widely allocated ownership depend the survival and growth …

LIsting Appointment Safety

1- Google the seller: find out what you can to verify who they are. 2- Ask the Seller how they found you. 3- Take someone with you–another agent or collegue..someone. 4- Always allow seller to go first and never go into a basement.

Habits

Hi, everybody, Cheryl Knowlton coming at you with a very, very important piece today.  It’s about habit. I love this poem and would love to share it with you.  I can’t take credit for it. The Habit Poem I am your constant companion. I am your greatest helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down …

SMARTY Goals

Hi, everybody, Cheryl Knowlton coming at you with this week’s book report. This week’s book of the week is this wonderful little book called Make It Happen: The Eleven Practices of Peak Performers by my friend and colleague Michelle McCullough. Specifically, I want to talk to you about the SMARTY goals, because I love this so much.  In 1981, a …

Safety Tip: Where do you first meet your clients

Be consistent.  If you can’t meet a potential client in your office find somewhere out in public.  Stay safe.  Cheryl talks about the reasons behind this and what you can do to make this happen.

Distractions: The Enemy of Progress

Hi, everybody, Cheryl Knowlton, coming at you with—today we are talking about distractions.  Distractions are the enemy of progress.  In real estate we have so many, many distractions—from our loved ones, family and friends who are usually our “Why” for doing what we’re doing, especially if we are working from home quite a bit to a ringing phone and blowing …

Listen with your eyes

Too often we we listen without really listening.  Young children know that if we are LOOKING at them we are more likely to listen.  Aka..Listen with your eyes. Look people in the eye when talking to them.

High-Performance Planner Part 2

Hi, everybody, Cheryl Knowlton, coming at you with part 2 about the High-performance Planner that I absolutely love so much.  It has been such a foundational tool for me in my life and in my business.  I’m just so excited to share it with you.  I know what a powerful tool this is. I showed you how the planner is …