Clear Your Desk, Focus Your Mind

Business, Time Management / Focus on May 23rd, 2016 Comments Off on Clear Your Desk, Focus Your Mind

Does your desk look like this?? If so, stop what you’re doing right now and make some sense of the mess. Whether you call it spring, summer, or just GENERAL cleaning, there’s always time for this. In fact. when we hold our 3-Month Accountability Workshops, one of the first pieces of homework we give is to […]

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How to Properly Set Goals in the New Year: 2013 Edition

Business on January 7th, 2013 Comments Off on How to Properly Set Goals in the New Year: 2013 Edition

Never, ever make New Years Resolutions. Did you know that 92% of New Years Resolutions fail? I used to tell everyone it was 90%, and now I have another study to back me up, check it out here. As the article suggests, most require an entire lifestyle shift to help keep them going.  Others, require an […]

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AARE’s Rockin’ Rehab Road Trip Highlights

Seminars on December 11th, 2012 No Comments

Last month, we held our second Rehab Road Trip where Nick takes a very small group around to three different potential projects to perform rehab analysis.  The goal of this hands-on workshop is by the end of the day Along with finding the ARV, being able to properly estimate a rehab budget is vital to every […]

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4 Most Important Time Management Tips

Business on November 2nd, 2012 No Comments

These tips don’t apply to only real estate investors. I like to think they appeal to all business owners in general, as we all have this one big thing in common – There’s not enough time in the day. We, the innovators and drivers of business, along with the very rare team member with that […]

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Time Management #1: Play to your Strengths, but Practice your Weaknesses

Business on November 1st, 2012 No Comments

I’m the first one to tell you how “AA”wesome I am at busting into a foreclosure and assessing the damage, along with defining what I want done inside… I should also tell you that I’m bad at marketing. I know how to do it, and the basic premises, but I am just no good at […]

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Time Management #2: E-mail and Telephone are the KILLERS of PRODUCTIVITY

Business on November 1st, 2012 No Comments

“But my phone and e-mail is how I do business! What do you MEAN?” Exactly that. The worst thing you can do in the morning, is open up your e-mail inbox. INSTANTLY – you have given up at least 1 hour of your workday, and your brain is now on everything else and being REACTIVE […]

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Time Management #3: It’s not going to get done unless you SCHEDULE it in

Business on November 1st, 2012 No Comments

If you’re not a planner or calendar person (which I find hard to believe), you have no idea what you’re missing. I used to use my “little black book” from when I was in college, to keep appointments, remind me of tasks to do, etc. I trained myself to set it all up on Sunday […]

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Time Management #4: Ask, How Can I Raise my Dollar per Hour?

Business on November 1st, 2012 No Comments

In the end, it really boils down to this question. I didn’t set out for real estate to make me a millionaire – I set out to do it to give me the freedom and pay for what I loved the most – traveling and experience new cultures. Some will say that delegation reduces efficiency, […]

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How to Properly Set Goals / New Year 2012

Business on December 27th, 2011 No Comments

This was such a popular article last year, we decided to repost it this year. Hopefully you had a great Holiday! Having just returned to the office from a very well rested vacation to St. Lucia, I am taking the week between Christmas and New Years to get caught up, set goals and prepare for […]

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