Chinese Proverb Tells it All

Coach Mike Mahoney of www.CoachMikeMahoney.com

January 9th 2012

There is a Chinese proverb that says “Talk does not cook the rice”.

Think about that one. What have you completed for the first week of the new year?  Did you have a plan? Did you create anything new?

If you have not started it’s not too late. There are 51 weeks left in the year. Just don’t say “oh good…there are 51 weeks left in the year”.

Over the weekend, I was painting a large room in my house and every I wanted to take a break or slack off I said to myself “talk does not cook the rice” and quickly got back to work as a result of those 6 words being played out.

What are you talking about in your head this morning? Remember…talk does not cook the rice.

Have a GREAT Monday!
Mike

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What is Amazing is that You Have Everything You Need and Still You Won’t Do it…Why is that?

You Have Everything You Need Within YouWhat is Amazing is that You Have Everything You Need and Still You Won’t Do it…Why is that?

It’s funny thing about people. Whenever people want to do anything new or do some sort of improvement to themselves they read about it, the consult the internet, or perhaps watch DVDs.

Here is an example, many people will want to loose weight as a New Years resolution. As a result of this intention, they will go to Lululemon ,Gap Body or a local sporting good store and buy some work out cloths, maybe some machinery, or a DVD about an exercise program.  Americans are hooked on their need to have it just right before they can get started.  A lot of people are always getting ready to get ready. I am included in this at times.

The truth is that you have everything you need within in you right now to make improvement in your life.

I hear agents talk about their lack of certain things that prevent them from calling an expired or a for sale by owner. The truth is the same phone they call their buddies from works equally as well for calling an expired or a for sale by owner.  There is no end to the excuses agents will make to not call. Well, I don’t have an office. Well, I need a headset. Well, people in my office will look at me funny.

Let’s have a truthful moment. The car you drove to the office in seems to work well when you are chit chatting with your friends on the phone driving around wasting gas. The blue tooth headset you use in the cars seems to work fine too.

Yes, people will look at you funny in the office if you start into a prospecting fit in front of them. You know who will really look at you funny is your spouse, partner, significant other or the kids who need your support if you don’t create new business. Yet, you won’t make follow calls, prospect calls, sales calls, or any calls. You try to “facebook” yourself some new business.

So, do you now believe that you have everything you need to create new business today?

Maybe you need to buy to Lululemon pants to make it happen.

Look folks, it’s easy. Pickup the phone call an expired or FSBO and say the following:

“I saw that the house was on the market, is it sold or is it still available”? Then take it from there…

Simple…no new cloths…no new headset…maybe some funny looks from the people in your office while you do it, but who cares…they’re broke too!

Have A GREAT WEEKEND!!

Coach Mike of http://www.CoachMikeMahoney.com

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Optimism is the Fuel That Will Cause You to Take Responsibility for Your Own Life

Mikes Mojo January 5th 2012
MIchael Mahoney
Sales Coach for Realtors
www.CoachMikeMahoney.com

The following is a quote from Noam Chomsky.

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.

How true is this?

Do you have a goal? Have you clearly visualized it into your minds eye?

If you 110% believe that the future can be better and you visualize what you desire…it’s not a matter of if…but rather a matter of when.

When you desire something so strongly and you believe in your heart of hearts that it can happen you will step up and take responsibility for making it happen for you.

You will burn the boats.

What do I mean by burn the boats?

There is a story of a general who landed some soldiers onto an island to engage in warfare. When the last soldier was off of the boat, the general made the order to burn the boats.

My point is that when you have conviction so strong in what you are doing and believe that the future can be better, you too will burn the boats.

Make it A GREAT DAY
Mike Mahoney
Sales Coach for Realtors
http://www.CoachMikeMahoney.com

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Just as the Grand Canyon was Carved with Relentless Persistence…So too are our Lives

Mikes Mojo Janaury 4th 2012
by Coach Mike Mahoney
www.CoachMikeMahoney.com

Each New Year we are given a blank journal book to write our own yearly story as it develops.

The story develops over the course of 365 days by making one decision at a time.
Each day we have a choice. The choices we make on a daily basis will determine the results we have all year.

In my last post of mojo, I mentioned that if you wake up on January 1st and you have no goals and no business plan that you could begin where you are. You could have a week plan.

If you truly want to be successful, you need to have a daily plan. The daily plan is what will lead you to the successful week…and the successful week to the successful month.

Soft water carved the Grand Canyon not by one big exertion of force, but rather by relentless persistence. Our success and failures are created by persistence as well. The decisions that we make on a daily basis will determine our outcomes.

The journal of 2012 is open. What will you write in your book for the year?

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No Goals…No Business Plan….No Problem

1/2/2012
CoachMikeMahoney.com

2 2012 Mike’s Mojo

 No Goals...No Business Plan....No Problem 

Welcome to 2012…It is a great day and the sun is shining here in new england. The temps are much warmer than they should be for this time of year.
I was thinking about people who may not have set a business plan for 2012 and who may have woke up on January 1st with no real goals…
It’s okay. You can correct this right…
I am sure that you have some good intentions…intentions are great to have, but you will go nowhere unless you put them into action.
How do you do this with no business plan written for 2012. Well…start with a  one week business plan…you can essentially start where you are. You have everything you need within you right now…you don’t need to go to the office supply store and buy any fancy gizmos or special notepads or project planners.
You just need to act on your intentions…
Have a goal for the month of January….number of sales…
Buyers or sellers….
Number of new listings…
My goal is to have two signed purchase and sales contracts…
How do you do this…simply right a one week business plan….
I am going to write a business plan for the week that focuses on the buyers that I have been working with who will do something…I will also focus on the seller listings I have that have had showings of people who are floating around and seeing if I can get some offers mades and work those into transactions….
So, break your monthly plan into a weekly plan for the month of January….You are now 1/12th of the way there…you just have to write the plan and then open your planner of choice and schedule in those activities to reach the goal for the week.
Too many people will “drive their car” looking out the windows looking at the landscape, but in reality you need to keep your eye on the road and periodically look at the instrument gauge to ensure that there is enough gas in the car and that there is oil pressure….
By focusing on the week ahead today…you will get more tactical…you will now be looking at the road…
It is great to have long term goals for the year…however for many people they may be overwhelmed by the thought of looking into the New Year and trying to figure out what they need to do…just focus on the next seven days….write the plan for the week and then schedule in the events that need to happen in order to achieve the goals for the week.
At the end of the week review what you achieved….then reflect on the things you achieved…I am sure that if you calendarize your good intentions and actually open your day planner on the day you are supposed to work, you will achieve what you have set out to achieve.
Life if full of twists and turns…you will not achieve everything that you plan for the week, but you will be headed in a better direction than you would have without a one week goal and a plan.  Setbacks are normal.
Vince Lomardi -great football coach of GreenBay Packers said “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.”
You will have interruptions throughout the week….the point is to get back on track and follow the one week plan….
Have a GREAT Week!!!
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The Mosquito in The Tent?

Coach Mike Mahoney

Thursday, Friday 30th 2011

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good morning…

it is a great day…
I was thinking about how many of us stop from taking on new projects or making a call to a prospect because we feel inferior or small…
This is essentially self doubt that we all have…this is normal human behavior.
Sometimes we feel inferior or inadequate. Interesting…
There is no such thing as too small or too powerless…
To prove my point, I would ask if you have ever been in a tent camping?  I am sure most of you have…now I would ask if you have been in a tent with a mosquito…
Think about that one…you may weigh 150 pounds…but you are nothing to a mosquito in a tent.
Take the first step….make the call…you are more powerful than you think.
Think about the mosquito…it weights 1/1000th of an ounce and you have have nothing on it.

I am in the middle of two group coaching programs called “List a House a Week”. 

This is a 4 week course which is telephone and internet based. It’s $225 for the whole thing. Which includes 5 calls, scripts, recordings, and one one on one coaching call. Interested? We’re starting in 2-3 weeks.

One on One Coaching is $225/month.

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Come January 2nd Will You Be Fit Or Will You Need to Be on a Episode of The Biggest Loser?

Coach Mike Mahoney Wednesday, November 30th 2011

Come January 2nd Will You Be Fit Or Will You Need to Be on a Episode of The Biggest Loser?

Is Your Business Going Remain Fit…or Are You Going to Allow the Fat to Creep In..Listen in on as I describe Fitness in Your Business Today. I am in the middle of two group coaching programs called “List a House a Week”.

This is a 5 week course which is telephone and internet based. It’s $225 for the whole thing. Which includes 5 calls, scripts, recordings, and one one on one coaching call. Interested? We’re starting in 2-3 weeks.

If you are not a subscriber and want to join in on the call, think about signing up. It’s $29.00/month. See the sign up for coaching page

One on One Coaching is $225/month.

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Coach Mike Mahoney

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