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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 Sept. 12 and 14th–New!!

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

Add Creative Teaching Methods to your Course–Coming up Sept. 12 and 14th–New!!

Only course offered this year: Sept. 12 and 14 (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  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.

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

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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.


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’.


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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Handout Request: Keys to a Killer Introduction

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

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Handout Request: Job Description

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

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Inspiring the Exceptional YOU

April 19th, 2017 // 11:36 am @

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Get inspired and motivated to reach your goals with this short audio from master coach Carla Cross.

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The Ten Dumbest Mistakes Presenters Make

January 12th, 2017 // 4:52 pm @

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Here’s a short audio about the common mistakes presenters make. Listen and refine your delivery! This audio is excerpted from my audio/digital resource, Knock Their Socks Off: Tips to Make your Best Presentation Ever


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New Recorded Webinar on Best Recruiting Strategies for 2017

January 12th, 2017 // 3:33 pm @

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Last week, I was a guest presenter for David Knox’s First Monday leadership training series. I’ve posted this recorded webinar for you here. If you’re not in management, pass it on to those who recruit so you’ll have great people to work with. This is also very helpful if you’re recruiting team members.

Click here to see the recorded webinar and pick up tips.

Click here to get the PDFs of the webinar, too.

Click here to get the bonus handout: How to create the best type of interview question.

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