Endurance and Crossing the finish line

Clay Johnson:                  Hi there guys, Clay Johnson again with Castle and Cooke Mortgage, here with Cheryl Knowlton, Dynamite Productions. Gosh, I love that name, never get tired of it. Cheryl Knowlton:           Well, you had me at “castle”. Clay Johnson:                   We have fun, it’s fun to …

Preparation: if you are in it to win it

Cheryl Knowlton:             Hi everybody. Cheryl Knowlton with Dynamite Productions here with my favorite sidekick, Clay Johnson from Castle & Cooke Mortgage. This is day two of our, you got to prepare, you got to, you got to be in it to win it, right? Clay Johnson:                    Yes, yes. Cheryl Knowlton:             So you’ve got to plan to prepare and prepare to …

Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you

Hi, everybody. Cheryl Knowlton, CEO of Dynamite Productions coming at you with your tip of the day. I want to put in a plug for the Real Estate Educators Association. As I think back over my career, for whatever reason, a lot of people have asked me in the last couple of weeks, “How did you start out as a …

Mastering your morning

Hi, everybody. Cheryl Knowlton, CEO of Dynamite Productions, coming at you with an important thought for the day. In my book, Burn the Hamster Wheel, I talk about strategy number one is master your morning, and then strategy number two is time blocking. I talk about this little number right here. This is called the Panda Planner. I have been …

Be Deeply Committed to Learning

Hi, everybody. Cheryl Knowlton, CEO of Dynamite Productions coming at you with your Dynamite tip of the day. Going off of what we talked about last time with competence comes a deep commitment to learning. I personally believe that education is the key to having absolutely everything you want in your real estate career. A little secret for you, when …

Personality types

My Enneagram number says I am an achiever Hi everybody, Cheryl Knowlton, CEO of Dynamite Productions coming at you with your dynamite tip of the day. Too often I think as a woman, as a professional woman, as CEO, as a mom boss, I felt highly complimented, especially given my personality style and my Enneagram number being a three, hardcore …

What is your brand and what does it say about you when you are not there?

Hi, everybody. Cheryl Knowlton, CEO of Dynamite Productions, coming at you with your Dynamite Tip of the Day. Think about who you are and who your brand is. As a real estate professional, too often, we rely on the branding of our company, of our franchise, of the greater company at large if it is an international brand. What is …

Ninja Road Warrior Tip of the Day: Miracle Mornings

Hi everybody. Cheryl Knowlton, CEO of Dynamite Productions, here to talk about my ninja road warrior travel tip of the day, which is how not to be an idiot. So here’s the thing, my number one tool that I teach people in my Burn the Hamster Wheel book starts with your miracle morning. And I talk about, plan your day …

Walt Disney’s Creativity

Hi everybody. Cheryl Knowlton, Dynamite Productions, coming at you with one of my very, very favorite things in the entire world, the story of the birth of Mickey Mouse. The birth of Mickey Mouse is obscured in legends, much of it created by Walt Disney himself. It was February 1928. The Oswald the Lucky Rabbit contract was scheduled to conclude. …

Do you have systems in place to keep on task?

Hi everybody. Cheryl Knowlton with Dynamite Productions coming at you with your dynamite tip of the day. One of the things that I teach in my book, Burn the Hamster Wheel, Stress Management Strategies for Today’s Real Estate Professional, is about breathing and just taking a minute to breathe. I had a really funny story to share with you. Apple …