Are You Caught in Startup Minutiae? How to Finally Overcome Analysis Paralysis!

Startup-Minutiae

I just published an article over at BiggerPockets called “Are You Caught in Startup Minutiae? How to Finally Overcome Analysis Paralysis!“.  In the article, I explain a few examples of how people get caught in analysis paralysis and how to

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How to Really Know If You Need Property Management Software

Property-Management

I just published a new article over on BiggerPockets called “How to Really Know If You Need Property Management Software“. In the article, I discussed my experience with trying to find a piece of software to help manage our properties,

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Put Your Real Estate Business Management on Steroids with “GQueues”

GQueues

I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets about how to use GQueues to manage all of your business and personal tasks. Put Your Real Estate Business Management on Steroids with “GQueues” It can be difficult to manage the various aspects

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2 Week Trail Results: Auto Responder on Email

autoresponder

I recently finished reading The 4-Hour Workweek (full review here).  Among many things, it reminded me that I should not be checking my email constantly.  I had heard this message several times in the past, but realized that I could

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Book Review – The 4-Hour Workweek

4-hour-work-week

I had heard about “The 4-Hour Workweek” by Tim Ferriss for quite a while, but it took me some time to get around to reading it.  That was probably because I have ~200 books on my “want to read” list

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Use Lean Six Sigma to Improve Your Real Estate Investing and Be More Efficient

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I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets about how to apply Lean Six Sigma (LSS) to your real estate business.  If you are not familiar with LSS (or even if you are), be sure to check it out and determine

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How to Find and Exploit Your “Unfair Advantage”

Unfair-advantage

I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding finding and exploiting your “unfair advantage”.  We all have strengths, resources and experiences that can help us in business and life, so make sure to identify them and put them to work

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Tom Sylvester Featured On The BiggerPockets Podcast

BiggerPockets Podcast

I’ve mentioned BiggerPockets in some of my past blogs: Getting Started in Real Estate with $100 We All Need BiggerPockets Real Estate Investing – My First Deal As you are probably aware, I am also a contributor to the BiggerPockets

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How to Systematize Your Business for FREE with Google

Systematize-With-Google

I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding using free tools from Google to systematize your business.  I explain some of the free tools from Google and show an example of using these tools to implement a common process flow

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Tenant Screening and the “Headache Factor”: A Real Life Story

Tenant-Screening

I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding tenant screening.  I include a recent example of our screening process with a potential tenant and how we were able to avoid what could have been a tough situation. Tenant Screening and

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