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Links for Geeks – January 5th

by Drew Meyers on 4:44 pm January 5, 2017

A few reads I’ve found interesting lately… Inside Opendoor: what two years of transactions say about their prospects Don’t Get Trampled: The Puzzle For “Unicorn” Employees Seven Predictions for 2017: The Boy Bands Edition (subscription wall) Humanizing our networks Online Publishing Should Look At Steem, Not Spotify, For Inspiration The most no brainer move of 2017: Medium should buy Patreon

The Future of Cities

by Drew Meyers on 10:19 am December 12, 2016

You may know the future of cities is a topic of interest to me. I found Oscar Boyson‘s Future of Cities video on Youtube this morning, it’s worth watching for those compelled to learn more about the topic.

A Quick Round Up

by Drew Meyers on 10:54 am September 3, 2015

A few things to note… A good read by Rob about commissions. Riley allows agents to claim ZIP codes for free right now. More info here: A bit of news about on Uber and their ongoing challenges with independent contractors (their drivers). The topic of independent contractors is one familiar to all those in this industry. NAR’s current stance on it, can be found here. Google has a new logo.

Why Aren’t You Succeeding?

by Drew Meyers on 5:24 am June 2, 2015

A short, motivational video this morning… Do it.

Go After It

by Drew Meyers on 10:00 am April 22, 2015

[H/T to Matthew Slutsky]

I Do. I Will.

by Drew Meyers on 9:12 pm April 19, 2015

From JLM in a comment on AVC: In life, it is not the “IQ” — it is the “I DO”, the “I WILL” which determines outcomes. When do you say those things? Are you saying them to the right things?

Hacker News for Commercial Real Estate

by Drew Meyers on 7:36 am December 4, 2014

I’m sure many of you read about the Hacker News for real estate idea. Duke Long has executed on it, for the commercial real estate (CRE) space. For those interested in the commercial side of the industry, take a look here:

Links for Geeks – April 24

by Drew Meyers on 11:50 am April 24, 2014

Here’s a few recent items worth noting… Placester closed $5.5 million, and signed the Hearst Group Doorsteps released Doorsteps Swipe Benn and Lani launched Realuoso There are 8 new startups in Nar’s REeach accelerator (if you are a founder of one of them, see this)

Revitalizing Urban Cores

by Drew Meyers on 11:05 am March 16, 2014

You all should read Fred Wilson’s post about Revitalizing Urban Cores. Real estate agents and brokers obviously have a vested interest in increased economic activity in your local area; more economic activity = increased likelihood residents will buy and sell more homes. This topic comes back to “community” in my mind. Cities would be smart to pick a specific lifestyle niche, and do whatever it takes to build a vibrant community around that — then let that community slowly bring their friends to the party. … Read More »

There are No Silver Bullets, There are Only Lead Bullets

by Drew Meyers on 7:39 am March 11, 2014

Today, I’ll leave you with Marc Andreessen’s recent talk at Stanford Business School: At about the 26 minute mark in the video, Marc Andreessen says… There are No Silver Bullets, There are Only Lead Bullets So true, in blogging, and everything else.

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