psychology »

Lessons from Coach Jim Valvano

Lessons from Coach Jim Valvano

Shannon Hicks June 28, 2018 1

What Coach Volvano taught his players applies to our success The impossible. Much of what we face as reverse mortgage professionals can appear overwhelming. The words of North Carolina State basketball coach Jim Valvano

Read More »
6 Phrases to Persuade Others

6 Phrases to Persuade Others

Shannon Hicks June 21, 2018 4

Six phrases you can use on sales appointments or anywhere! We are not merely ‘educators’. We are sales professionals and as such should know how to better communicate with potential borrowers. Here are six

Read More »
As one thinketh, so they are

As one thinketh, so they are

Shannon Hicks April 5, 2018 3

Thoughts & circumstances… For the last ten years a small, well-worn booklet. “As a man Thinketh” has taken residence on my desk. A classic considered one of the seminal works of the self-help movement.

Read More »
The Art of Positive Living

The Art of Positive Living

Amara Rose March 12, 2018 7

A few days after class registration opened at Yale this winter, nearly a fourth of all undergraduates were enrolled in a psychology course called “Psychology and the Good Life.” It seems happiness is more

Read More »
The Futility of Complaining

The Futility of Complaining

Shannon Hicks February 8, 2018 2

Complaining feels good but like other indulgences, it's not always healthy

Read More »
Untapped Potential

Untapped Potential

Shannon Hicks January 4, 2018 3

It’s a question of confidence versus capacity Our industry recently broke a record for the number of FHA case numbers issued in the month of September. Yes, fear was a motivator, but what lessons

Read More »
Want to be happier? Take a social media holiday

Want to be happier? Take a social media holiday

Shannon Hicks December 28, 2017 2

Want to be happier and more satisfied with life? Then consider a Facebook holiday, albeit a temporary one

Read More »
9 Tips for a Happier Christmas

9 Tips for a Happier Christmas

Shannon Hicks December 14, 2017 0

Finding the joy in the holiday season Ironically what should be the happiest season of the year can often become one of the most stressful, even worse, depressing for many. 1. Give the gift

Read More »