Welcome

 WelcomeGreetings, and welcome to Bradley K. Warren and Associates, Inc.  My name is Brad Warren, and I am a real estate business coach and seminar leader.  Since 1978, I have taught seminars in 18 foreign countries, in 27 of the United States, in front of over 40,000 people, and have done one-on-one coaching with hundreds of professionals and business owners.  Since 2003, I have been focusing my practice on the real estate profession, and have launched this website with the goal of bringing the best tips, tools, and techniques to real estate agents to help them grow their businesses with less effort and struggle and more results.

To start you off, I am offering a FREE 20-page e-book on Time Management (it’s actually a chapter I wrote from a larger book entitled Blueprint for Success: 12 Powerhouse Professionals, which includes chapters from Ken Blanchard and Stephen Covey as well).  My chapter focuses on what I believe is the #1 impediment to running a successful real estate practice, and that is the effective and efficient use of time.  I talk about goals, how to keep a time log to track where your precious time really goes, how to prioritize, how to effectively use To-Do lists and planners, how to plan a week at a time, dealing with drop-in visitors and telephone interruptions, the 7 steps to masterful delegation, 10 tips for overcoming procrastination, ideas for running more effective meetings, and a few suggestions for improving your communication skills.  I believe that this chapter alone, if you read it thoroughly and implement the ideas I’ve presented, will make a huge difference in how you schedule and plan your weekly activities, and will result in more productive use of your time and greater accomplishment of your goals.  A wonderful side benefit is a dramatic decrease in stress!  So go now to the top right hand side of this page, type in your name and email address, click the ‘Subscribe’ button, and the chapter will be on its way to you immediately

Halftime is not just for sports events!

It’s almost halftime for your business, and by this I mean that this coming Monday is June 30th, the halfway point to 2014. How are you doing on your yearly goals? Are you ahead of schedule, behind, or right on track? I always take time with my coaching clients at this point in the year to re-assess their progress, to check in and see how they’re doing compared to where they said they wanted to be at the start of the year. And I noticed a funny thing: if they were behind on their goals, they wanted to change the goals and lower them! Well, of course, I don’t accept that, but instead ask them to re-evaluate their plan of action and re-commit to doubling (or more) their efforts so as to at least get close to their original goals. Play a bigger game rather than a smaller one. So on Monday, at the halfway point of the year, schedule some time to examine in detail how you’re doing this year, and if needs be, revise your action plan to get yourself back on track. And of course, you’re welcome to email me and let me know what you discovered and how you’re doing. Good luck!

Words of wisdom from Todd Duncan

The other day I got to see and hear Todd Duncan, author of Time Traps and 13 other books, speak at a real estate gathering. He said lots of great things, but these two really stuck out and I thought they were worth sharing: 1. Take 5 minutes out of every hour to stop and […]

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Don’t try to be useful, be yourself!

Hi, everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but I only like to do so when I’m feeling moved and inspired and like I have something to share. The following quote comes from Manuscript Found in Accra, by Paulo Coelho (who also authored The Alchemist, another great book): “Don’t try to be useful. Try […]

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Goals plus a plan equals results

“Those who do not have goals are doomed forever to work for those who do.” -Brian Tracy “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” -Alexander Graham Bell “Plans are useless, but planning is essential.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower Need I go on? I think you will agree with me when I say that without […]

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What’s the problem that you’re the solution to?

I just returned from a 3-day seminar in LA conducted by Joel Roberts called The Language of Impact. It was all about how to speak more powerfully about what I do in the world. So when I was working with Joel, I started out saying things like “I help people deal with the overwhelmingly large […]

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The Aggregation of Marginal Gains (or better said, small changes over time lead to big differences)

The Aggregation of Marginal Gains (to read the entire article, go to http://jamesclear.com/marginal-gains) It’s so easy to overestimate the importance of one defining moment and underestimate the value of making better decisions on a daily basis. Almost every habit that you have — good or bad — is the result of many small decisions over […]

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