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What Is Bridge Financing?

I see a lot of people in my line of work and more than a few are in the process of buying and selling with another agent. Bumping into people who are already represented is a normal part of our business, and chatting about real estate is something I enjoy regardless.

Last summer I met two couples who’d bought new places but hadn’t sold their existing homes yet. Needless to say they were a bit anxious to get their homes sold. This got me thinking about the stress they must be feeling, and I wondered if these couples knew about a financing option called a bridge loan.

Keeping up With New Business Trends

Linda Ockwell-Jenner here co-founder of the Small Business Community Network (SBCN).

Please check out my newest blog post:  http://www.lindaoj.social/keeping-up-with-new-business-trends/

You are at the point in your business where growth is continuing, your clients are referring you so you sit back and watch the world pass by. If this is true you will not continue to grow your business and client base for much longer.

Doing Through Delegation

Many small business owners become jacks-of-all-trades and do a little bit of everything when it comes to managing their businesses. This versatility can be a tremendous asset when first starting a business. As time goes on, however, the small business owner who continues to do everything him or herself will hit what I call the success stopping point.

What's your EQ?

 

“Emotional intelligence is your ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others, and your ability to use this awareness to manage your behavior and relationships.”

Drs. Travis Bradberry
and Jean Greaves

Emotional Intelligence = EQ

How much of an impact does emotional intelligence have on your professional success? The short answer is: a lot! 

Making Small Business Milestones

In a recent podcast, we covered the concept of building a business foundation for your small business. Why is it that important? Here’s a statistic. Roughly 50% of businesses in Canada fail within their first 5 years, often before they’ve had a chance to hit key business milestones. That’s an alarming statistic for any business owner, even if they’ve passed the 5-year threshold. What causes those businesses to fail?

Refreshing Treats!

Canadians love summer ☀️

The Small Business Community Network (SBCN)

The Small Business Community Network (SBCN) 2003-2018
 
The Small Business Community Network (SBCN) has definitely made a social impact locally and globally.
 
When just two of us, Dave Ockwell-Jenner and myself decided to start a business networking organization almost 15 years

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