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(Updated January 2013)

The real estate industry and the world is changing and so should you. Get ideas about improving your life, finances and business. (A. Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist)

Personal Growth

How to stop being late and start being on time, (Mother Nature Network, Jan. 10, 2013).

The 7 most sought after good habits (and how to achieve them), (Lifehacker, Jan. 10, 2013).

Tips for a healthier ‘13, (The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 6, 2013).

Forgo 2013 resolutions and just get comfortable with yourself, (Forbes, Jan. 4, 2013).

10 moves to avoid problem debt in 2013, (Bankrate, Dec. 27, 2012).

3 steps to make 2013 the best year of your life , (Shake Off The Grind, Dec. 11, 2012).

10 tricks to reboot your brain, (Prevention, Dec. 2012).

Rejuvenate Your Business

The Digital House Hunt: Consumer and Market Trends in Real Estate,  (National Association of REALTORS® and Google, 2013).

Spruce up your online persona,  (REALTOR® Magazine Daily News, Jan. 11, 2013).

Paying yourself as a small business owner: how much is appropriate?, (AGBeat, Jan. 8, 2013).

A new approach to annual reviews,  (Inc., Jan. 8, 2013).

5 reasons why short sales can grow your business, (RISMedia, Jan. 7, 2013).

Sharing motivation,  (REALTOR® Magazine, Dec. 2012).

eBooks & Other Resources


The following ebooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:

Your body, your diet (Kindle, Adobe EPUB eBook)

Easy way to stop smoking (Kindle, Adobe EPUB eBook, Adobe PDF eBook)

Smart office organizing (Kindle, Adobe EPUB eBook)

Deal with stress (Kindle, Adobe EPUB eBook)

Healthy at 100 (OverDrive WMA Audiobook)

10 Secrets for Time Management for Salespeople (Kindle, Adobe eBook)

100 ways to motivate yourself (Overdrive Digital Audiobook)

1,200 great sales tips for real estate pros (Kindle, Adobe eBook)

Better budgeting for your business (Overdrive Digital Audiobook)

Blog marketing (Adobe eBook)

The complete idiot's guide to decluttering (Kindle, Adobe eBook)

How to promote yourself and your business (Adobe eBook)

The Networking Survival Guide (Adobe eBook)

Think confident, be confident (Kindle, Adobe eBook)

Books, Videos, Research Reports & More

The resources below are available for loan through Information Central.  Up to three books, tapes, CDs and/or DVDs can be borrowed for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10.  Call Information Central at 800.874.6500 for assistance.

Shift: how top real estate agents tackle tough times, (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2009). HD 1375 K28

Speak to win, (New York, NY: American Management Association, 2008). PN 4121 T67s

Twitter revolution, (Las Vegas, NV: Xeno Press, 2008). HF 5548.5 M58

21 mistakes real estate brokers make & how not to make them, (Morley, MO: Acclaim Press, 2008). HF 5500 M45tw

Bulletproof your job: 4 simple strategies to ride out the rough times and come out on top at work, (New York, NY: Collins Business, 2008). HF 5549.5 V82

Field Guides & More

These field guides and other resources in the Virtual Library may also be of interest:

Field Guide to Podcasting

Field Guide to Social Networking for REALTORS®

Field Guide to Surviving & Thriving in a Slowing Market

Field Guide to Twitter

InfoCentral Blog

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