Opportunity Seized is an Opportunity That Multiplies

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Opportunity Seized is an Opportunity That Multiplies

“Opportunities multiply as they are seized,

they die when neglected.”

John Wicker, author       

 

As I see it . . . . . . .

 

Opportunity seized is an opportunity that multiplies

 

There are many opportunities that come into our lives some we gasp and run with, that can create greater opportunities. And there are many opportunities that we look at and we don’t recognize the potential of the opportunity and the opportunity passes by.

 

I would like to share an interesting story that started a few years ago.

 

The real estate professional received a call from a young couple that wanted to buy their first home.

 

The professional normally worked in a higher priced market and rarely worked with first time home buyers but found the buyers very engaging on the telephone. She asked the buyers why they decided to call her and they replied that they liked information on her web-site. Also they felt she was knowledgeable about the market.

 

When real estate professional met the customers they hit to off and the professional successfully helped the couple buy their first home.

 

From that one sale the couple have referred and continues to refer customers to her and the referral have became customers and also are referring customers to her as well.

 

One telephone call from a first time buyer started a chain reaction and has opened the door to a new sphere of influence and multi million of dollars worth of business.

 

Now for the rest of the story: the sales professional that sold the couple their first home specialized in the million dollar plus market. In the last year the couple’s parents purchased a $4,500,000 home from the real estate professional.

 

An opportunity seized is a opportunity that multiplies.

 

©2011 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author

 

 

 

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Rainmaker
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Kathy Sheehan
Branch Manager
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Great reminder for all of us!  Sieze the day and those opportunities.

December 20, 2011 08:24 AM
Rainer
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Michele Miller ~ REALTORĀ®, LMC, HSE, CHS
"Your Full Service Professionals"
Keller Williams Greater Worcester

Lou,

You never know where your referrals may come from.

GREAT STORY!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!

December 20, 2011 08:29 AM
Rainer
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Joan Pearsall
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Great story Lou.  It's also a good point to act professional in all situations and your business will grow.

December 20, 2011 08:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Lisa Von Domek
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com

Good morning Lou,

Great post - Seize the opportunity, seize the day, seize your destiny!

December 20, 2011 09:00 AM
Rainer
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Don Hintz
2D-enterprises / HAUS Design, LLC

Lou,

Advertising classes in college, was always taught, "Word of mouth is the least expensive and most effective form of advertising."

Word of mouth can also make or break, if those words are not favorable. Always be careful what your project to not just customer/clients, but everyone.

December 20, 2011 09:59 AM
Rainmaker
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Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647
Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
RE/MAX Realty Center

MOrning Lou....I hope you know how many of us appreciate your daily motivational quotes..keep them coming!

December 20, 2011 10:05 AM
Rainmaker
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Ritu Desai
Northern Virginia Realtor - Fairfax/Loudoun/PW - 7
Samson Properties

GM Lou, so true missing an opportunity is waste of your marketing effort and future business.

December 20, 2011 10:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Joe Petrowsky
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Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709

I have never heard this saying, but it makes great sense. It is like my giving two referrals to AR mortgage brokers in different states. One of them sent me a testimonial.

December 20, 2011 11:52 AM
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Paul Henderson
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RE/MAX Professionals.

There is so much to think about with this quote. After all opportunity's are what you make of them... 

December 20, 2011 03:26 PM
Rainmaker
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Lou Ludwig
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Kathy

Seize the day and we seize our life.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:20 PM
Rainmaker
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Lou Ludwig
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Michele

So true, but we can create a competitive edge to get them.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:22 PM
Rainmaker
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Lou Ludwig
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Joan

You are right on point with your comments.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:24 PM
Rainmaker
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Lou Ludwig
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Lisa

You have it nailed, thanks for your comments.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:25 PM
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Lou Ludwig
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Don

Word of mouth is the best advertising we can get.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:27 PM
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Lou Ludwig
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Kristin

Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:29 PM
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Lou Ludwig
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Ritu

You are right on target.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:30 PM
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Lou Ludwig
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Joe

Thanks for stopping and sharing your thoughts.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:32 PM
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Lou Ludwig
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Paul

I like your thinking, thanks for sharing it.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

December 20, 2011 11:33 PM
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Wayne Martin
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Michael Saunders & Company

The opportunity we initially think we should pass on but then accept seems to produce the biggest dividends. You never know until you try. 

December 21, 2011 05:59 AM
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Lou Ludwig
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Wayne

We never know where an opportunity will lead.

Good luck and success,

Lou Ludwig

December 22, 2011 12:02 AM
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