Articles in the Winter 2017 – 2018 Category

Inside this Issue – Winter 2017-2018
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Posted in Inside this Issue, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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Welcome to the Winter 2017-2018 issue of the S.E.C. Observer. In this issue, Nick J. Esterline, S.E.C., the 2017 President of the Society, shares some thoughts on priorities. Charles E. Sutherland, S.E.C., encourages you to learn from your failures.  William E. Stonaker, S.E.C., CCIM, asks you to question whether retail is really dead; and Bob […]

What Are Your Priorities?
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Posted in S.E.C. President's Message, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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As my time comes to a close as the 2017 President of the Society of Exchange Counselors, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you regarding priorities. Every time I attend an S.E.C. meeting, I feel like I have just inhaled three days of pure, fresh, unaltered oxygen! As I think about it, the […]

Learning from Failure
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Posted in Feature Articles, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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I have failed! I have failed in marriage, in my judgment, in business, and many other areas. I also have had those dark nights of the soul, wondering if I could do anything right. All I could do was to keep on going. But I have learned much from failure. What I Have Learned from […]

Is Retail Really Dead?
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Posted in Society Columns, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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We hear it every day—retail is dying, the internet will make shopping centers obsolete. But is that reality, or is it something that those that do not know retail are saying to hear themselves talk? Is retail dead—or evolving? I would say the latter. But, now more than ever before, successful retail must have a […]

Brainstorming: The Best Ideas Come Last
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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This is true in a brainstorm and at exchange meetings or any other long drawn-out business or personal meeting. The best ideas will come after you are thought out.

S.E.C. Education Foundation News
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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Winter has arrived, and 2017 is coming to a close. We are working on our schedule for education for 2018 and beyond, and will keep you updated as we confirm the courses. The Society of Exchange Counselors has scheduled the following education program for our meeting in Costa Mesa, California, and I hope you can […]

S.E.C. Marketing Conference January 2018
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Costa Mesa, California January 21–24, 2018 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at the: Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa 3050 Bristol Street Costa Mesa, CA  92626 Call (714) 540-7000 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we have a limited number of rooms available. The […]

How to Build an Investment Model
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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How to Build an Investment Model Costa Mesa, California January 21, 2018 The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce that Joseph Larkin, CCIM will present How to Build an Investment Model from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on January 21, 2018, in Costa Mesa, California. Some of the […]

S.E.C. Marketing Conference March 2018
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Minneapolis, Minnesota March 18–21, 2018 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at: Millennium Hotel Minneapolis 1313 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN  55403 Call (612) 332-6000 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we have a limited number of rooms available. The cutoff date for reservations […]

Creating Powerful Transactions That Close
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Winter 2017 - 2018 on December 2017
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Creating Powerful Transactions That Close Minneapolis, Minnesota March 18, 2018 The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce that Peter West, S.E.C., CCIM will present Creating Powerful Transactions That Close from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on March 18, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Some of the highlights and subjects […]