February 10, 2017Lynn Drake
Having been in this industry for many years, I feel like I’ve seen it all. My experience working for a landlord, and then working in a corporate real estate department before becoming a real estate agent was so very useful in teaching me all the sides of a transaction. But what ...
December 20, 2015Lynn Drake
I hate cold calling, and yet, it’s how I make most of my money. Experts will tell you cold calling is a waste of time, but I strongly disagree. Interestingly, when we call someone to offer our services, the biggest pushback we get is, “I’ll do it myself.” Are YOU ...
August 6, 2014Lynn Drake
People are often shocked that I left corporate real estate after 25 years of climbing the corporate ladder. Certainly, the timing, just 10 days before 9/11, wasn’t great, but over the years, I’ve never once regretted my decision. It’s very interesting to hear people tell me that it’s much safer ...
June 18, 2014Lynn Drake
One important lesson I’ve learned over the years that it is only ourselves that hold us back. Sometimes a close friend or family member can do this as well although it isn’t really their intention. It is that little voice in your head that tells you, you can’t do something. ...
December 20, 2012Lynn Drake
While Compass Commercial is only a little over two years old I worked as an independent contractor for 10 years where I watched how they ran their business. When I made the decision to leave my former employer I spent over a year talking with different people to determine the ...
December 6, 2012Lynn Drake
For those of you who have followed me on Facebook you may remember how a year ago I was doing 50 new things for my 50th year on the planet. That year was one of the most memorable years in life. I got to do some silly things like swim ...
November 21, 2012Lynn Drake
For my 40th year on the planet I decided to climb Mt Tohepia in the Pioneer Mountains. Let me tell you I had no idea what that meant. All I knew was I had to carry about 35 lbs. on my back and walk. This little adventure could fill a ...
November 8, 2012Lynn Drake
It is interesting to watch different people start a business. Some simply fall into it by accident and succeed. Then there are those who really want to be successful and just can’t make it. As I mentioned earlier in the year I said I would share some personal insights into ...
October 25, 2012Lynn Drake
Friends of mine introduced me to a great game called cash flow. It was developed by Kisosky(author of Rich Dad Poor Dad). Cash flow is a real life game that teaches you that no matter whether you are a truck driver or a Doctor you can obtain wealth. This game ...
August 21, 2012Lynn Drake