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Instructor Development Workshop with Carla Cross Oct. 23-24, 2018

October 7th, 2018 // 11:45 am @

idw_coverGet approved for teaching real estate clock-hour approved courses in Washington State. Receive 15 clock hours of continuing education credits. Learn from the only Washington’s only National Realtor Educator of the Year. Gain invaluable strategies; worth so much more than just clock hours or certification!

New! Bring the course you want to teach and we’ll apply new teaching methods for you. Get strategies to be the engaging, creative instructor you know you are!

2018 scheduled course:

Oct. 23-24, Bellevue, Wa.      Click here for more information and registration.

Need to get approved as an instructor right away? Order our distance learning course  Train the Trainer. Fulfills the same requirements, has the same curriculum, has 15 clock hours. Take this course at your own speed and fulfill the requirements to become a Wa. state approved clock-hour instructor.

Your knowledge of my part of the business helped me to recognize ideas I can use in title insurance and escrow. Judy Williams, Chicago Title

Carla is fantastic! I will always be appreciative. Kim Emmons, manager, John L Scott, Maple Valley, Wa.

Instructor is 100% competent. Her passion, professionalism, and knowledge of the subject is passed on to her class. Mike Kerwin, Keller Williams Realty

You want to teach well; why not learn from the best? Carla has been presenting and performing since she was four years old. She’s been teaching real estate courses for 20 years internationally, and has been coached, too, by the best. (She’s a member of National Speakers’ Association, to keep learning new presentation techniques). She’ll offer you a completely different and extremely valuable experience in her Instructor Development Workshop. (Tip: All instructor development courses aren’t the same….)

Materials: Includes a 90+ page desktop published handbook, a complete resource guide for creating course material and planning presentations. This resource includes dozens of examples of outlines, teaching tools, and ready-to-use documents to create courses effectively.

Bonus: 30% discount on 3 of Carla’s training resources to attendees.

See Frequently Asked Questions about the live and distance learning courses, about qualifying as an instructor, applying to DOL, finding a class to teach, schools–and more.

Included in this course

  • Two fail-safe models to use to create great presentations where you shine
  • How to structure a persuasive presentation for sales meetings or sales presentations  (from 2 minutes to 45 minutes)
  • Polish your presentation skills: How to add confidence and humor
  • Five surefire methods to manage stage fright
  • How to keep your audience’s attention through seven innovative strategies
  • Six methods to handle audience challenges (and they”ll love you for it)
  • How to use new teaching “delivery methods” to vary your presentations like the pros
  • How to promote your course so you get great attendance
  • How to get students to attend and love your course
  • How to become an accredited instructor–tips to get your instructor application approved the first time
  • How to start your teaching/speaking career–best places to get teaching jobs
  • The 6 best and latest facilitator techniques that really get a response—and action—from your attendees
  • Dozens of tips, tactics, and strategies to make your presentations interesting and keep audiences active and interested
  • The 10 best training methods to get the behavior you want from your training (more production for managers)

Time frame: 2 days

Tuition: $249

Customization: Does your association or company need specific training methods or presentation skills? Carla customizes this course content to meet your needs. Carla contracts with associations and title and mortgage companies to do Instructor Development Workshop specifically for them. Call 425-392-6914 for more information. Find out more here.

I think this class was wonderful. I got more out of the class than I ever thought I would. Carla helps you realize that if you have a plan it’s no as hard as you think. Karen Swan, Chicago Title Ins. Co.

Best and most informative class on training! Sandra Dean, John L. Scott

Very valuable material and practical tools to take with me. It was a wonderful course! Ashley Eager, Marketing, Windermere Real Estate

High energy, hands on, and very informative! Barbie Adams, Keller Williams Realty

 Can’t get away to take a ‘live’ Instructor Development course? Order our distance learning course  Train the Trainer. Fulfills the same requirements, has the same curriculum. Take this course at your own speed and fulfill the requirements to become a Wa. state approved clock-hour instructor.

 Want to bring a course to your company or association? Find out more here.  To schedule a phone appointment, Click here .

Register:

Oct. 23-24, 2018 in Bellevue, Wa.      Click here for more information and registration.

Category : What's New

Want Big Ideas to Propel your Sales Career? They’re Here Now!

July 14th, 2018 // 10:24 am @

Want Big Ideas to Propel your Sales Career? They’re Here Now!

Cut through all the noise and just get the sales strategies you need–right here! Just finished a ‘little book’ I’ve been meaning to do for a long time! I know we don’t have time to read today, so I’ve created literally a ‘little book’ of Big Ideas. These are the best 80+ sales strategies I’ve found that apply to anyone’s sales career.

Who’s Big Ideas for?

  • Anyone who wants to propel their sales career forward
  • Managers who want to motivate their agents with a meaningful gift
  • Trainers/managers who want to use concise, meaningful material in sales meetings

What’s in this ‘little book’? It’s got over 80 sales strategies/motivations/inspiration I’ve found helpful to success in my many years of selling, managing, and training. I list the strategy, and give a quick ‘why’.

Grab 25 at a time for sales rallies, gifts, motivations–and Christmas presents! $25 plus shipping. See it here.

 

Category : Featured &What's New

Listen to Carla Interviewed on Radio Show

May 24th, 2018 // 4:17 pm @

Carla was just the featured guest on Nick Neal’s radio show, Real Estate Radio Northwest. Carla and Nick discussed ‘then and now’ real estate in Puget Sound, how to solve the housing challenges of the area today, and how to become a real estate agent–or whether you should!

Click here to listen.

 

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Add Creative Teaching Methods to your Course–Coming up Nov. 13 and 15–New!!

May 20th, 2018 // 4:37 pm @

Add Creative Teaching Methods to your Course–Coming up Nov. 13 and 15–New!!

Only course offered this year: Nov. 13 and 15 (two half days) in Bellevue Wa. Click here for more information and to register.

No other course/workshop like this! All new! This course goes way beyond any Train the Trainer workshop you may have experienced!

This course has been created to help managers, loan officers, title reps, inspectors, and attorneys who teach.

This course will stop ‘death by lecture’! If you’ve struggled to add ‘life’ to your dull course full of facts and figures, you’ll love this opportunity! And, company managers, you’ll love having Carla do a customized version of this course so you’re sure all your associates are teaching your material correctly and expertly! You’ll create greatly improved confidence AND gain more dedicated instructors! (Plus, dozens of teaching ideas to apply right away).

Advanced Skills to Make that Course Come Alive

  • 7.5 clock hours (live) –usually done in 2 sessions (or no clock hours, if you prefer)
  • The first day, we’ll investigate the best teaching methods and where they belong in your course
  • The second day, we’ll practice teach those methods in your courses; lots of practice and experience for you

Why this course:

  • To apply all you learned to the courses you teach
  • To help companies standardize their courses so several people can teach it accurately
  • Customized for each company to increase their course effectiveness
  • Polish your course so you know it’s teachable and effective
  • Bring your course module and we’ll make it entertaining, lively, and effective
  • What we do: Put creative teaching methods in your module and practice them
  • Results: Much more confidence for each presenter and your company courses have continuity you can count on!

Contact Carla (425-392-6914 or carla@carlacross.com)  to find out about her customization just for you! Companies are realizing that they want their instructors to be really good, and their courses to be consistent and effective. Don’t get left behind.

Click here for more information and to register.

Category : Featured &What's New

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April 22nd, 2018 // 9:44 pm @

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Thinking about RE as a Career? Here’s the FULL Story!

March 1st, 2018 // 8:01 am @

Thinking about RE as a Career? Here’s the FULL Story!

Thinking about real estate as a career? In pre-license now? You need two things: All the information to succeed that you don’t get in pre-license school AND a checklist to launch your business BEFORE you’re licensed! Unless you can afford to get a sale after you’ve been in the business for months, you need to launch that career NOW.

Click here to get my free checklist: 30 Things to Do Right Now (while you’re in pre-license school) to Hit the Ground Running. (great for managers to use with their interviewees, too).

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew exactly what to expect from real estate–before you sign on the dotted line? do you know the right questions to ask in the interview? Now, in Carla’s 282 page eBook, What They Don’t Teach You in Pre-License School, you will know the good, the bad, and the ugly! This will save managers hundreds of hours of explanation time, too!

Inside:

  • How to decide if real estate is the right career for you
  • How to determinate absolutely if you’re a ‘salesperson’ type and will love selling real estate
  • What they don’t tell you to do during pre-license –to hit the ground running
  • The 5 most important interview questions to ask to choose the right office for you
  • 76 areas you need to explore with each manager before you commit
  • The technology you need your first day in the office
  • How much money do you really need to launch a career?
  • The business start-up plan that works

Managers’ Bonuses

This month, get 6 unique checklists/’tests’ to use for your Career Nights, plus, my revolutionary start-up pre-license plan, Hit the Ground Running.

Now Available for Kindle. See it on my website here.

Click here to see an introductory video.

And, gain answers to 100s of questions pre-licensees and new agents ask. This is a MUST-HAVE for anyone thinking of going into the business. And, it’s great for interviewers to give to prospective agents to save time and get all those questions answered.

Click here to get my free checklist: 30 Things to Do Right Now (while you’re in pre-license school) to Hit the Ground Running.

Purchase now below.  Choose whether you want the Kindle or PDF version.

buy-now_2_blue2_sOrder it right now Only $14.95 and get instant access.  GREAT for interviewing managers–save time; fully inform. Helps pick winners!

Category : Featured

Complimentary Business Planning Webinar

February 22nd, 2018 // 4:06 pm @

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Newer Agents: Here’s Your Proven Start-Up Business Plan

January 1st, 2018 // 10:16 am @

Newer Agents: Here’s Your Proven Start-Up Business Plan

New agents: You need a prototype business plan! Here it is–the most popular start-up business plan for the new agent ever! Now in its 5th edition, with dozens of updates. Launch your career with confidence–proven precise business start-up plan, skills training, and motivation–all in one book.

Included:

Updated list of technology and marketing resources so new agents have dozens of resources at their fingertips–and don’t waste money

Updated list of technology the new agent needs, so the new agent doesn’t waste time or money on technology he doesn’t need at this point in his career

Updated list of technology trainers, so agents have additional resources to call upon

Updated real estate trends so the new real estate agent will understand his new profession and its opportunities and challenges

Advice from successful newer agents who are working in these markets

Advice from coaches/industry experts working in these markets to help new agents succeed in this competitive market

Information from new studies (from the National Association of Realtors’ Profile of Members and Survey of Buyers and Sellers) and Inman Select, for example, on the onboarding process (too many times onboarding is not given enough emphasis in real estate offices and new agents fail to ‘hit the ground’ running)

Advice on working the market you’re given—whether it’s a buyers’ or sellers’ market

New Additions–A Plan for What’s Next after Up and Running?

At the end of your four weeks, an evaluation for you to complete. What are you proud of? What do you want to keep working on? Evaluate yourself on your activities and attitude, and plan your next 6 months in the business. See the end-of-program evaluator in Unit 7.

At the end of your four weeks, a template to create a 60-day plan to extend your success with the Up and Running principles. See Unit 7. This is a great value to coaches who are supporting their new agents’ success, so they can extend their start-up plans until they are ‘unconsciously competent’.

Managers:

Save time, increase your retention of new agents. Get more loyalty. Make more money from your new hires!

Just $32.95 plus shipping. What a bargain to dramatically change your career for more success!

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Category : Featured

Handout Request: Keys to a Killer Introduction

May 4th, 2017 // 11:22 am @

Handout Request: Keys to a Killer Introduction

Thank you for your interest. Please fill out the form below, and you'll quickly and automatically see a window open on your computer. The window will ask you to save or open the folder. Open it, so you can see the documents(s), and save them where you like. We hope this information is useful to you! Our best, Carla Cross & Co. www.carlacross.com 425-392-6914

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Handout Request: Job Description

April 21st, 2017 // 12:29 pm @

Handout request--Job Description of a New Real Estate Agent

Thank you for your interest. Please fill out the form below, and you'll quickly and automatically see a window open on your computer. The window will ask you to save or open the folder. Open it, so you can see the documents(s), and save them where you like. We hope this information is useful to you! Our best, Carla Cross & Co. www.carlacross.com 425-392-6914

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What People Are Saying

"If anyone is looking to build an office from scratch or is looking to turn around a struggling office, all they need to do is become a student of Carla Cross and their success begins the moment they open up the first product. Carla's resources are of high quality, well thought out, written by a successful person who has "done it", and best of all they work!"

David Lindahl, CRB, Broker/Owner, P. H. P.Realty

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