Value of Being Connected

Many people make New Year’s Resolutions and set goals for the year.  What is the difference between someone who achieves their goal and those who give up?  I like to think its focus and success of having a plan of action!


Brian Buffini shared this Brian Tracy quote above “One of the marks of successful people is they are: ACTION ORIENTED’!

One of my action items is that I  am always striving to share valuable and relevant real estate content with my Southwest Louisiana  and Lake Charles community!

I have always heard that successful people like to align themselves with other successful people.  Being focused and inspired with wanting to improve my knowledge and skill I have I just returned from an Explode Technology Conference held in Houston TX, this week.

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“What Matters Most in 2014”

  • Purpose
  • Improving Yourself
  • Connecting
  • Reaching Goals

The points above  are not limited to the  Real Estate industry, I believe they are applicable to anyone and any profession.  We all want to achieve success and be the best we can be!

One of the quotes I took away from this event was “your network is equal to your professional net worth” .    I am fortunate to be a Lake Charles Realtor  in a network of Century 21 professionals that not only keep me connected to the most recognized national real estate brand  My Century 21  network also supports me with the latest technology, data that equips me to connect to my local Lake Charles network and bring my friends and client value..  Fun tips and facts are good for the consumer to know and I love to share with my sphere of influence!

The Olympics will begin in  Sochi, Russia on  February 7th, Did you know that Century 21 is the sponsor of the US Olympic Bobsled team?

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We are “ringing Century 21  cowbells” to cheer on the US Olympic Bobsled team!

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By attending real estate conferences and technology seminars I am equipped with knowledge that I can utilize in  my specialized  Southwest Louisiana real estate market.   I am constantly amazed at the impact of Social Media and the Power of Facebook and other platforms.

One of the tech tips I learned this week that I would like to share is  an App called  Does your inbox fill up with unwanted emails from companies and subscriptions?  This app will scan your inbox and give you the option of unsubscribing from email/subscriptions!   I just completed one of my first goal actions by applying what I learned this week.  scanned my personal email and  I was surprised at the amount of subscriptions I had! allowed be to unsubscribe fro 297 items!!!  Now my inbox will be cleaner and  will allow me to be more efficient since I won’t be scrolling thru and deleting junk!


I receive the best social media training and tech support  from head of  our Social Media Platform for Century 21 Matt Gentile!

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