The Journey

This MoreGCI article is inspired by our own story… For the past several weeks our founder has been working on outlining a book that he will release at some point in the future. That book discusses his Journey about More GCI from idea to fruition. We tho...

When you know Why…Clarity is Growth

Often times I am asked the question, How do I grow? Really, it is to complex of a question to answer fully but there is one exception. No matter how you want to grow you must understand that Clarity is Growth. To delve further in that statement, I mean you mus...

How to Grow

I have had the privilege of meeting a lot of people throughout the country. Some are huge names in the business, other are green. Some run franchises, some run coaching firms. There is one thing that I have notice, the difference between the ones who have made...

Chase Your Dreams

  I understand that this is a typical cliché but you need to hear me out. Why? Because I am actually chasing my dream…. Are you? It does not matter what your dream is, it is yours. But are you doing everything possible to chase and catch it? If you wan...

The ABC’s of Real Estate

Most people see the title and assume I mean Always Be Closing, but I am not. Really simple, the ABC’s of Real Estate…. Always Be Calling. This is so important and often overlooked. Maybe not overlooked but ignored by some. But this is the very back bone of...

You Need a GPS

First let’s start off with a few questions. If you are in New York City and you need to drive to San Francisco, How are you going to get there? What tools will you utilize to ensure the trip is successful? How will you track your progress? Running your busin...

How to Lose a $1 Million in Real Estate

Did that title grab your attention a little? All too often we concerned with how to make a million in real estate that we need to investigate the polar opposite of the equation. Really, everything has 2 sides to it, the positive and negative. So on the positiv...

Power Circle – Networking to grow your business

One of the corner stones of my business has always been networking. I talk to lots of people who do BNI and they have had great results. This is important but it is also important to create your own power house – power circle. What is a power circle? For...

You are your greatest enemy…

Over the last 15 years I encountered a lot of agents. I have met struggling agents and I have met major rock stars. I love to talk with all of them and get into their heads. I have also talked to founders of companies and people who have had great ideas but ne...

More GCI Makes “App of the Month”

Are you looking to take control and grow your business? In this installment of App of the Month, we’re highlighting an internet based platform, More GCI, that will help take your profitability to the next level. More GCI is a simple and powerful service de...

How to Maintain Balance as a Busy Realtor…

  You need to protect your time or others will not respect it and trample all over it. It is similar to a relationship in that you must set and enforce boundaries. I will tell you from experience that finding balance between being super-agent and normali...

What is the perfect closing gift?

Man, I cannot tell you how many times I have heard the question or seen the post in some group somewhere. “What should I get my clients for a closing gift?” Truthfully, I get them NOTHING. I know it goes against tradition for many but hear me out....

Desire Is Not Enough

What do you desire? Do you desire to double your production? Maybe increase to 250,000 in GCI? You can do it, but the truth is…. Desire is not enough. You must understand what needs to be accomplished. Then you need to Plan to accomplish it. Next you...

Having a Breakthrough…

I think most of us have been here, being a prisoner of our own thoughts. I surely know I have. Whether after a bad break up, bad transaction or whatever… Many of us have allowed the “Thing” that happened to trap us in our own mind, sometimes even when s...

“It Pays to be Pleasant”

  During one of our collaboration meetings my co-founder Randy Kime said something in a story that I had to write down because it is so true. Quick back story, his wife was telling a story about how they went to a wedding and after 30 minutes everyone kne...

Self Awareness

This is such a deep concept. It is not so much about looking good, working out, and speaking properly. It is so much deeper than that. It is also something that cannot truly be taught but rather learned by yourself.   Basically you must learn about yourse...

Everyone gets a trophy in Real Estate….NOT

I know I will ruffle some feathers with this one but that’s cool… I really do not believe that everyone should get a trophy in life just for trying. Maybe a participation medal, but not a trophy. Trophies are for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Otherwise it takes...

Every Day is the Weekend

In my last blog I talked about making every day your weekend. You can read that article HERE. So what exactly do I mean? I am going to reveal the very secret to my real estate success over the last 15 years. Well, everything we do in our business should be me...

Living for the weekend

Have you ever stopped to look at most people and their habits? So many people are just living for the weekend. They do their 40 hours, get 2-3 weeks’ vacation per year and get their paycheck. They may save some in to 401k and put a little in to savings. But...

Practice Having Patience

There are so many traits that make you successful. One of the most overlooked traits is Patience. A quick google search will define Patience as “the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.”   No succ...

Reputation is Everything in Business

Our reputation is everything in business. What do you want to be known for? I have worked with a ton of agents and some specialize in higher end homes. Some specialize in condos and some in new construction. Other agents dabble in all of it.   What I can...

Stay Focused and Increase Productivity

It seems that when we are selling real estate there are always a million things going on and that the to-do list never ends. Our days are filled with stress because there is no 9-5. There are so many things that need to be accomplished and when those things ar...

The Importance of Goal Setting

We always hear about the importance of goal setting and the need to write them down. We also have heard that goals must be specific, given a time frame and tracked. I cannot agree more but I want to take that one step further. So many of us make goals and nev...

Perseverance – The ONLY Key to Success

Why do some people win or become champions while others never achieve anything great in life? Why do some people go for it, try to do something epic while others think about it and then stay doing their 9-5 job? Why do some real estate agents knock it out of...

Today We Welcome the RE/MAX Family to our Family!

Today is a big day for More GCI: We welcome the RE/MAX family to our family. Looking forward to helping everyone grow and reach their full potential. We are thankful for the opportunities which are upon us. More GCI is an independent company so we will continu...

Being Productive vs Being Busy

Being Productive vs Being Busy Over the last 15 years I cannot tell you how many times I have come in to the office to see busy agents, running around, frantic, gotta get it down. But when you look at their numbers, they barely sell anything. Bbbbuuuuttt…. T...

Focus is the KEY – Don’t get dragged down!

Don’t get dragged down! It is very easy to get dragged down in to the drama or negative world of other people. Many times the people we are around the majority of the time are family, friends, partners and lovers. It is important not to allow the negativ...

Top 10 Habits of Top Producers

Recently we reviewed an article from Breakthrough Broker which stated the top 10 habits of Top Producers. While we agree with everything they said, there is 1 habit that was not there and we believe it is the most important one. Below their list, but we added...

Understanding Your Numbers

What does it take to be successful? Well, understanding your numbers is a crucial part. When you have a clear path to understanding what it takes to reach your goals and you are able to track the progress you stand a better chance of attaining those goals. Now...

What is UPAD?

Master this for success One of the concepts that we came up with and have trained around the country is the UPAD Principals. So what is UPAD? U – Understanding P – Planning A – Action D – Discipline When we look at the 3 levels of busin...