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What’s On Your ‘List’?


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The Advantages of Old Fashioned List Making

reverse mortgage newsA close friend of mine in New York made this phrase stick in my mind. After flying cross country and getting settled in his apartment we talked about our plans for the coming days. To my surprise I found he had already made a list of must-visit locations: the Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central, Coney Island and numerous pizza joints that have a legendary reputation in the city. My friend’s list had been built years before my arrival from years of client outings, personal activities and meeting business contacts. Today he continues to update it. I often tease him and say ‘add it to The List’. Which brings us to the question, what is on your list? In today’s age of computers, tablets and smart phones I would still recommend making your ‘List” on an old fashioned notepad. I have already begun my list and categorized it by vacation destinations, restaurants, landmarks, personal goals and professional business ideas. Professionally what are some items we could add to our list for 2015? Here are just a few ideas.

1- Professional enrichment. Here we can add ideas such as personal coaching, social media training, conferences, a blogging course, continuing education, our e-learning course Reverse Basics. Don’t be picky, just jot down anything of value that comes to mind that will increase your value and knowledge professionally.

2- Personal goals. If our personal life is not improving our professional life will follow suit…

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As a prominent commentator and Editor in Chief at HECMWorld.com, Shannon Hicks has played a pivotal role in reshaping the conversation around reverse mortgages. His unique perspectives and deep understanding of the industry have not only educated countless readers but has also contributed to introducing practical strategies utilizing housing wealth with a reverse mortgage.
Shannon’s journey into the world of reverse mortgages began in 2002 as an originator and his prior work in the financial services industry. Shannon has been covering reverse mortgage news stories since 2008 when he launched the podcast HECMWorld Weekly. Later, in 2010 he began producing the weekly video series The Industry Leader Update and Friday’s Food for Thought.
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