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Is Your Messy Desk a Sign of a Cluttered Mind?

John Egan | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
John Egan

Are you cluttered or creative if your desk looks like an F5 tornado rumbled through? HR managers in the U.S. are split on their attitudes toward messy desks at the office.

Beware of the "Pocket" Pandemic

Nick Segal | Posted 07.09.2014 | Money
Nick Segal

With the burgeoning trend of "Pocket Listings" -- the practice of not placing a home on the open market and using the agent to quietly test out market -- these properties are virtually invisible to most buyers and their agents.

How to Negotiate Without Focusing Only on the Outcome

Nick Segal | Posted 05.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Nick Segal

When I asked a group of more than 100 commission-based sales associates who they think has the ultimate power in any negotiation, the response was universal: the person most willing to walk away from the talks.

How to Seize Your Critical Mass Moment for Exponential Success

Nick Segal | Posted 08.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Nick Segal

With any endeavor, we all start at the same place: with an idea and the dream to make it a reality. So if that is true, then why do some businesses really take off while others flounder and fail?

When Will the Los Angeles Real Estate Market Rebound?

Nick Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nick Segal

Buyers know fair market value, and it is certainly not the price being offered most of the time, which causes our current stalemate. So when will this climate change?

A Realtor's Perspective: Advice for Home Buyers Looking for the "Right" Agent

Nick Segal | Posted 03.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Nick Segal

Before you dive in with the first person you meet at an open house simply because you think they're "nice," it's a good idea to stop and think.