Think Like a Startup

If you’re attempting to start your business from scratch, you’re probably feeling a bit overwhelmed. You’re pressuring yourself to create a rock-solid business plan that will earn you a certain percentage of growth over the next few years. You...
January 28, 2015

When Your Life Hangs in the Balance, You Learn to Reprioritize

“I’m not supposed to be here right now,” Imran Poladi told the audience at Real Estate Connect’s Agent Reboot seminar on Tuesday. He didn’t just mean that he shouldn’t have been at the conference in New York. He meant...
January 27, 2015

Walk a Mile in Your Clients’ Shoes

There are two ways to express empathy for someone: “I feel for you” and “I feel you.” Think about the difference between those statements. “I feel for you” tells the person that you understand their situation from your own perspective....
January 27, 2015

‘Potentially Historic’ Blizzard Won’t Stop Real Estate Connect Conference in NYC

A massive snowstorm that the National Weather Service is calling “potentially historic” threatens to dump 20 to 30 inches of snow on New York City from Monday night into Tuesday — just as the Real Estate Connect conference kicks...
January 26, 2015

The Office of the Near Future

After years of major companies decamping from the cities and setting up in sprawling suburban locations, the tide has turned. Motorola, Hillshire Brands Co., and United Continental Holdings Inc., United Airlines’ parent company, are just a few of the...
January 21, 2015

Next-Generation Fridge Saves Money—and the Environment

Tucked in a small space at the side of Chinese appliance and electronics manufacturer Haier’s enormous booth at CES, a nondescript yet cutting-edge wine cooler embodied the future of refrigeration technology. Unlike traditional refrigerators, which are cooled with hazardous...
January 11, 2015

Polaroid Returns With a Modern Take on Instant Photography

Ever miss the old Polaroid instant photos that once defined the cutting edge of technology but have long since been replaced by digital cameras? Well, now’s your chance to reconnect with the past. At CES this week, the company...
January 9, 2015

CES: More from Coldwell Banker

The Coldwell Banker team I’m working with at CES this week has produced a video featuring some of the products from some of the world’s biggest consumer electronics companies. Click here to watch. You may also be interested in...
January 8, 2015

Connected Appliances Take Center Stage at CES

Linking time-honored home equipment like washers and dryers to the Internet is the latest trend being touted by some of the biggest names in the appliance industry at CES this year–with smartphone apps playing a leading role. Read my...
January 8, 2015

The Future of the Laundry Room

Technology is making the chore of doing laundry easier, reports Victoria Lee, brand engagement manager for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Take a look at her post from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show on Coldwell Banker’s Blue Matter blog....
January 8, 2015