Get the know-how to manage your time effectively--in a day!Effective Time Management In a Day For Dummies helps you to effectively set up a time management system to regain control of your days and responsibilities. It showcases the importance of maximizing effectiveness and reveals why (and how) time management is the key to organizing hectic lives.Focusing efforts and blocking your timePrioritizing for daily successSetting up a work environment that is conducive to being productiveMinimizing distractionsThe e-book also features links to an online component at dummies.com that extends the topic into step-by-step tutorials and other "beyond the book" content.
Get the know-how to run a productive meeting--in a day!Running a Great Meeting In a Day For Dummies helps you put together a successful meeting by explaining how to define objectives, craft an agenda, invite the right people, keep the meeting moving, and following up afterwards. Put together a productive meeting in a timely fashionTips on running a virtual meetingThe best ways to follow up after a meetingThis e-book also contains links to an online component at dummies.com that extends the topic into step-by-step tutorials and other ???beyond the book??? content.
Make your fortune in the real estate business? Easy.Whether you are looking to rev up your real estate business, deciding whether to specialize in commercial or residential real estate, or just interested in refining specific skills, Success as a Real Estate Agent For Dummies has it covered.This no-nonsense guide, with guidance from an industry expert, shows how you can become a successful real estate agent. It provides advice on acquiring the skills needed to excel and the respect and recognition you'll gain through making sales and generating profit. Soon you'll have all the tools you need to: prospect your way to listing and sales; build a referral-based clientele; plan and host a successful open house; present and close listing contracts; stake your competitive advantage; spend less time to earn more money; and much more.Features tips and tricks for working with buyersIncludes must-haves for a successful real estate agentsOffers tried-and-true tactics and fresh ideas for finding more prospects--and closing more dealsWhether it's lead generation via blogging or social media channels, Success as a Real Estate Agent For Dummies gives you key ways to communicate and prospect in a new online world.
No matter how hard employees in the workplace try to get things done, there's never enough time. "Successful Time Management For Dummies" shows readers how to squeeze optimal efficiency-and satisfaction-out of their workday in order to: Reduce anxiety and stress in the workplace, identify and avoid time traps, create a time block schedule Establish and carry out priorities, establish deadlines and stick to them, cure the procrastination problem, recognize how human nature is usually the root cause of dwindling time, and pinpoint and combat the 20 most tenacious time-wasters.
Nearly 100 million Americans (one out of three) purchase goods and services over the phone each year. Telephone Sales For Dummies shows both new and seasoned sales reps, from realtors, insurance agents to telemarketers, how to create pre-call plans and effectively prospect via the phone. Packed with techniques, scripts, and dialogues, this hands-on, interactive guide assists readers with making cold calls, warm calls, and referral calls, helping them plan and execute openings to create interesting dialogue; ask key questions; develop persuasive presentation techniques; work within the No Call Law parameters; leave effective and enticing voicemails that get results; get past screeners and get quality referrals; find hot leads; and create callback scripts that close the sale.
Practical guidance on thriving-and surviving-in the workplace Are you worried about losing your job? Are you retired but forced to re-enter the workforce to keep up with the rising cost of living? Do you find yourself lucky to have a job at all, no matter how difficult or unpleasant the environment may be? Thriving in the Workplace All-In-One For Dummies gives people of all ages, in any job, and in any type of workplace the information, tips, and advice needed to boost professional value, increase job security, and manage stress. Inside this comprehensive book, you'll get friendly and practical guidance on dealing with a your boss; becoming self-motivated by setting effective goals; dealing with coworkers' attitudes; earning a better performance review, raise, or promotion; handling challenging customers; thriving amidst change; increasing morale and productivity; and much more! Proven tips, tools, and techniques to help employees at all levels Information on business ethics, negotiating, effective communication, success, and managing The most comprehensive guide of its kind Thriving in the Workplace All-In-One For Dummies is the ultimate career bible that will help you survive and thrive at work!
Use your time effectively and get greater results!Everyone is endowed with the same amount of time each day: 86,400 seconds - and your ability to manage that time toward goals and objectives can tip the balance of success in your favor. No matter what career and job role you're in, this practical guide delivers solutions for working better and faster, getting rid of time-wasting distractions, and ultimately reducing stress.Open the book and find:Ways to prioritize your daily effortsStrategies for using time-blocking to achieve goalsTools to help organize your physical and electronic workspaceTips for handling interruptions and ending procrastination
Newly Expanded with More Expert Advice to Help You Build a Winning Real Estate Career Welcome to the world of real estate sales, and the start of an exciting new career! Your destiny is now in your hands. Along with endless opportunities, flexible hours, and the freedom to chart your own path, you also have the potential to earn fabulous amounts of money. All you need for total success is preparation. Revised and expanded, Your First Year in Real Estate contains the essential knowledge you need to start off right in today's vastly changed real estate market, avoid common first-year missteps, and get the inside edge that will take you to the top. Real estate expert Dirk Zeller has compiled the industry's proven secrets and strategies that will enable novice agents to hit the ground running and excel from day one. You'll get the insider's guide to:* Selecting the right company * Developing valuable mentor and client relationships* Using the Internet and social networking to stay ahead of the competition (NEW!)* Setting--and reaching-- essential career goals* Staying on top in today's challenging real estate climate (NEW!)* And so much more.Concise and thorough, Your First Year in Real Estate is like having the top coach right by your side.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Your First Year in Real Estate, 2nd Edition: Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professionalby Dirk Zeller
Classic Insight into Building a Fabulous Career in Real Estate Welcome to the world of real estate sales Now, you control your destiny. A career in real estate offers endless opportunities, the freedom of flexible hours, and the potential to earn fabulous amounts of money. But to reach your goals you need to be prepared. Before you dive in, you must learn everything you can and discover the edge that will take you to the top. Inside, experienced and top-notch real estate professional Dirk Zeller presents the secrets to success that will allow you to excel from day one. Full of practical answers and step-by-step solutions to the field's most common obstacles and challenges, Your First Year in Real Estate will help you build a solid foundation for a lifetime of real estate success. Be a real estate champion from day one by knowing how to: -Select the right company and get off to the right start -Develop valuable mentor and client relationships -Master your sales skills -Achieve the financial results you desire -Set--and reach--important career goals
Classic Insight into Building a Fabulous Career in Real Estate. Welcome to the world of real estate sales! Now, you control your destiny. A career in real estate offers endless opportunities, the freedom of flexible hours, and the potential to earn fabulous amounts of money. But to reach your goals you need to be prepared. Before you dive in, you must learn everything you can and discover the edge that will take you to the top. Inside, experienced and top-notch real estate professional Dirk Zeller presents the secrets to success that will allow you to excel from day one. Full of practical answers and step-by-step solutions to the field's most common obstacles and challenges, Your First Year in Real Estate will help you build a solid foundation for a lifetime of real estate success. Be a real estate champion from day one by knowing how to: ·Select the right company and get off to the right start ·Develop valuable mentor and client relationships ·Master your sales skills ·Achieve the financial results you desire ·Set--and reach--important career goals "Dirk Zeller's approach is brilliant! He gives the best basic marketing techniques to his students. I applaud this book. " --Bonnie S. Mays,vice president, Reality World America, and executive director, Reality World Academy "Follow the advice in this book and you will join the growing list of real estate professionals who call Dirk Zeller their mentor!" --Rick DeLuca,nationally recognized real estate speaker.
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