Episode 121:  Agent Referral Network

Episode 121: Agent Referral Network

In Episode 121 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, cohosts, Jan O’Brien and Matt Emerson invite David Squier back to the WBNL Podcast Studio to chat about how you should think about developing an Agent Referral Network into your business.

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Episode 120: Your Virtual Agent Toolkit | Gratitude for Frontliners

Episode 120: Your Virtual Agent Toolkit | Gratitude for Frontliners

In Episode 120 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue their discussion on how to manifest your new normal.  Today, they discuss the plethora of items that agents should have in their virtual toolkit.  In Wandering Zen, they take a moment and say thanks to the frontliners that are at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Episode 119:  Mortgage Forbearance | Finding Wellness in Nature

Episode 119: Mortgage Forbearance | Finding Wellness in Nature

In Episode 119 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue their discussion on how to manifest your new normal.  Today, they jump into the world of mortgage forbearance and how now is the time to freshen up your skills on the subject so that you can counsel your clients.  In Wandering Zen, we get outside and chat about how to find your wellness in nature.

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Episode 117: 30-Day Challenge Recap | At Home with the Sea

Episode 117: 30-Day Challenge Recap | At Home with the Sea

 In Episode 117 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien review the 30-Day Challenge and share the highlights and success stories that happened throughout the month.  In Wandering Zen, we head to the central coast of California for...

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Episode 114:  Mortgage Update with Sean Uyehara |  L’Etoile du Nord – Wandering Minnesota

Episode 114: Mortgage Update with Sean Uyehara | L’Etoile du Nord – Wandering Minnesota

In Episode 114 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome Sean Uyehara from Loan Depot to the WBNL Podcast Studio to discuss the current face of the mortgage industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Where we are and where we might be going.  In Wandering Zen, Matt welcomes SuAnn Byrd & David Townsend to chat about the incredible star of the north – Minnesota.

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Episode 113:  Now What?  The Conversation on the Current Market Continues | Wandering Zen – Living in the Pause

Episode 113: Now What? The Conversation on the Current Market Continues | Wandering Zen – Living in the Pause

In Episode 113 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome back David Squier and they continue their conversation on the current market conditions and why it is vitally important that you stay on top of the stats and stay positive.  It’s time to lead.  In Wandering Zen, Matt chats with special guests, Maia & Lucas, about how they are coping and living in the pause.

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  In Episode 112 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien introduce a 30-day work from home challenge and talk to a returning podcast guest, David Squier, about adapting in the 'new normal' real estate market.  In today's Zen,...

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Episode 111:  Real Estate Amid COVID-19 | Stay In and Get Out – Part 3

Episode 111: Real Estate Amid COVID-19 | Stay In and Get Out – Part 3

In Episode 111 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien bring you the latest info since we have moved into ‘shelter in place’ mode.  Business is still happening and we’ll give you the most up-to-date policies and precautions so that you can stay calm and carry on amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  In the Zen, we continue the discussion on how you can stay in and get out.

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Episode 110:  STAY CALM, ADAPT AND CARRY ON | Pondering Wandering

Episode 110: STAY CALM, ADAPT AND CARRY ON | Pondering Wandering

In Episode 110 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss why it is so important that you remain calm, adapt, and evolve in uncertain times.  The spread of COVID-19 across the globe has been the topic of conversation for weeks and now that it is quickly advancing in the US, anxiety is high.  We’ll talk about what you can start doing to ensure that you stay in business for the long haul.  In Wandering Zen, we look at how the pandemic will be changing travel and entertainment in the near future.

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Episode 109: Practices for Well-Being ~ Part 2 | Galaxy’s Edge – Thumbs Up or Down?

Episode 109: Practices for Well-Being ~ Part 2 | Galaxy’s Edge – Thumbs Up or Down?

In Episode 109 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien conclude their 2-part discussion on well-being.  Creating balance and stabilizing your life will allow you to thrive in every area!  In our Zen, we travel across the galaxy to Batuu where we experience the newest addition to Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – The Rise of the Resistance attraction.  

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Episode 108:  Practices for Well-Being ~ Part 1 | Frank Redford’s Wigwam Villages

Episode 108: Practices for Well-Being ~ Part 1 | Frank Redford’s Wigwam Villages

In Episode 108 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien begin a 2-part discussion on well-being.  There is so much that hits us from all sides that it is easier than ever to feel overwhelmed but if you focus on a handful of techniques you can get yourself back in alignment and ready to take on the world.  In today’s Zen, we are on the road paying a visit to a classic roadside attraction – the Wigwam Motel.  We’ll explore the history and the man behind this unique concept.

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Episode 107:  7 Strategies to Thrive in Any Market | Paul R. Williams ~ Architect to the Stars

Episode 107: 7 Strategies to Thrive in Any Market | Paul R. Williams ~ Architect to the Stars

In Episode 107 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss 7 strategies that will help you thrive in any market.  We know that Real Estate can be overwhelming at times and we’ll share some tips and tricks to keep you motivated and on track.  In Wandering Zen, Matt takes us back to old Hollywood and explores the architectural world of Paul R. Williams.  

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Episode 106:  Risk Reduction Tips | Worldwide Wandering  w/ Kaylee & Perry

Episode 106: Risk Reduction Tips | Worldwide Wandering w/ Kaylee & Perry

In Episode 106 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss 10 common sense things that you can do to keep yourself out of court, that are easy to do, but just as easy to overlook!  In today’s Zen, our special guest foreign correspondents, Kaylee & Perry join us to showcase some of their world travels.

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Episode 105:  Top 10 Real Estate Videos | 15 Fun Oscar Facts

Episode 105: Top 10 Real Estate Videos | 15 Fun Oscar Facts

In Episode 105 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien talk video and how to leverage them in your business so that you increase exposure and thrive.  We’re off to Hollywood in today’s Zen to chat about the upcoming Academy Awards.

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Episode 103:  Listing Acquisitions | Life Lessons from Disney Animation

Episode 103: Listing Acquisitions | Life Lessons from Disney Animation

In Episode 103 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss your role as a consultant with future sellers and how you need to arm yourself with every tool available so that you can secure your next listing. In Wandering Zen, we go to the movies to learn powerful life lessons from the Disney animated film archive!

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Episode 102:  Social Media Refresh | Yosemite NP for Beginners

Episode 102: Social Media Refresh | Yosemite NP for Beginners

In Episode 102 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien encourage you to take a look at all of your online sites, particularly social media. to make sure that they are up-to-date and given a little refresh!  in Wandering Zen, Matt shares 5 tips perfect for the Yosemite National Park novice.

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Episode 98: The Dawn of a New Decade | Holiday TV Binges

Episode 98: The Dawn of a New Decade | Holiday TV Binges

In Episode 97 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome special guest, Dan Noma Jr. to the WBNL Podcast studio. Dan is the Founder of i Real Estate Pro, who specialize in ibuyers and have created a program that expertly demonstrates to agents how they can make the shift to embracing ibuyers into their business. In today’s Zen, Matt takes us back to the Big Apple where he wanders Hudson Yards and climbs the Vessel.

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Episode 97: iBuyer Update w/ Dan Noma from iRep | Wandering The Vessel

Episode 97: iBuyer Update w/ Dan Noma from iRep | Wandering The Vessel

In Episode 97 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome special guest, Dan Noma Jr. to the WBNL Podcast studio. Dan is the Founder of i Real Estate Pro, who specialize in ibuyers and have created a program that expertly demonstrates to agents how they can make the shift to embracing ibuyers into their business. In today’s Zen, Matt takes us back to the Big Apple where he wanders Hudson Yards and climbs the Vessel.

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Episode 96:   Holiday Client Connections | Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Episode 96: Holiday Client Connections | Thanksgiving Travel Tips

In Episode 96 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss how you can take advantage of the holiday season to make thoughtful and fun holiday client connections and in today’s Zen, Matt shares some insights if you are one of the 55 million people who are hitting the road or skies this Thanksgiving holiday.

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Episode 95:   The Power of Gratitude | Thanksgiving Fun Facts

Episode 95: The Power of Gratitude | Thanksgiving Fun Facts

In Episode 95 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien chat about how gratitude can transform your life and the lives of those around you.  It is probably the easiest thing you can incorporate into your daily routine and it will, by far, have the greatest impact.  In today’s Zen we discuss our Thanksgiving traditions and give you a ton of fun facts that you can take to your Thanksgiving feast this year to wow your crew with your knowledge or steer the conversation away from troubled waters!   Let’s get to it…

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Episode 94:  2020 Marketing Calendar

Episode 94: 2020 Marketing Calendar

In Episode 94 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien we present our 2020 Marketing Calendar.  A content marketing calendar will map all of your marketing/ promotional campaigns and your social media plan. Think about what content you can share across various channels that will support your business objectives. You can also use the calendar to collect your thoughts and ideas for future posts, campaigns and marketing ideas to develop.

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Episode 93:  My 2020 Vision | Wandering Sarasota

Episode 93: My 2020 Vision | Wandering Sarasota

In Episode 93 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien challenge you to focus on your 2020 Vision.  To make that process easier for you, they’ve created an easy to follow, step by step workbook that has all the components for you to complete the task.  If you plan it you will exponentially increase your chances of it happening!  In the Zen, they head back to the Sunshine State and wander around Sarasota.

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Episode 92 – Your Success Action Plan | 13 Eerie Facts About the Winchester Mystery House

Episode 92 – Your Success Action Plan | 13 Eerie Facts About the Winchester Mystery House

In Episode 92 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien conclude their month-long look at creating your 2020 vision for Business Planning – Today, measuring and tracking your results.  You can’t improve what you don’t measure. Once you have your business plan in place, it is critical to review it and make necessary course corrections.  In Wandering Zen, Matt takes us up to the Bay Area to explore The Winchester Mystery House.

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Episode 91 – Create Your Business Action Plan | 10 Halloween Fun Facts

Episode 91 – Create Your Business Action Plan | 10 Halloween Fun Facts

In Episode 91 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue their month-long look at creating your 2020 vision for Business Planning.  In today’s episode, we look at the nuts and bolts of creating your action plan, and Jan walks you through the business planning template that we provide for the process.  In Wandering Zen, Matt shares 10 fun facts about Halloween – some may surprise you.

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Episode 90 – Goal Writing and Affirmations | Wicked Wanderings

Episode 90 – Goal Writing and Affirmations | Wicked Wanderings

In Episode 90 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue their month-long look at 2020 Business Planning.  In today’s episode, the focus is on goal writing, affirmations, and Jan walks you through building SMART goals.  In Wandering Zen, Matt takes you to Stephen King’s Maine with some wicked wanderings.

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Episode 89 – YTD Business Review | Halloween Hauntings

Episode 89 – YTD Business Review | Halloween Hauntings

In Episode 89 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien begins a month-long look at 2020 Business Planning.  In today’s episode, we focus on the first step – reviewing your YTD business.  ou can’t set goals until you know where your business is today. Then you can build a solid plan for the future.  In Wandering Zen, Matt takes us on a haunted journey around the US and touches on things to do and places to go this Halloween season.  

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Episode 87:  5 Agreements to Live By | Fall Foliage Road Trips

Episode 87: 5 Agreements to Live By | Fall Foliage Road Trips

In Episode 87 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien chat about how focusing on the 5 agreements to live by will transform your life in such positive ways and eliminate unneeded self-afflicted anxiety.   In Wandering Zen, we set the table for you to do some fall foliage exploration.

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Episode 86:  Attitude + Action = Attraction | Rafting the Grand Canyon – Part 3

Episode 86: Attitude + Action = Attraction | Rafting the Grand Canyon – Part 3

In Episode 86 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss the equation for success – Attitude + Action = Attraction.  It’s harder than you think to stick to, but if you focus on it, you will win every time!  In Wandering Zen, we conclude our rafting adventure down the Grand Canyon as Matt interviews Caprice LePante who shares how the trip changed her life. 

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Episode 85:  5 Daily Disciplines | Rafting the Grand Canyon – Part 2

Episode 85: 5 Daily Disciplines | Rafting the Grand Canyon – Part 2

In Episode 85 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien talk about the importance of the five daily disciplines that you should incorporate that will ensure real estate success.  In Wandering Zen, we have part 2 of Matt’s interview Caprice LePante who recently took an incredible trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.  Today they get on the water and experience the excitment of the river and the inspiration of the people. 

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Episode 84:  Open for Business with Open Houses | Rafting the Grand Canyon

Episode 84: Open for Business with Open Houses | Rafting the Grand Canyon

In Episode 84 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss the importance of being open for business with open houses.  They really are a great prospect opportunity and with some tips and tricks, you can stand out from the competition and make your open houses count!  In Wandering Zen, Matt interviews Caprice LePante who recently took an incredible trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.  Today we start the first in a series that will explore her adventures.  

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Episode 83:   BombBomb Video is the Bomb! | The Return to Catalina

Episode 83: BombBomb Video is the Bomb! | The Return to Catalina

In Episode 83 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien chat about why BombBomb Video is the Bomb and in Wandering Zen, Matt welcomes Dennis & Sue Nespor back to the podcast with a segment recorded on their sailboat anchored in Cat Harbor at the isthmus of Catalina Island.

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Episode 82:   Reviews: Rants & Raves

Episode 82: Reviews: Rants & Raves

In Episode 82 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien have an open discussion on the importance of customer service, the impact of reviews, and share a few rants and raves from their recent experiences.  

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Episode 81:   Inman: Noise vs Nuggets |  Yosemite Reclaims its Names

Episode 81: Inman: Noise vs Nuggets | Yosemite Reclaims its Names

In Episode 81 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome Joslyn England from Fidelity National Title Company to the WBNL Podcast Studio.  Joslyn recently attended the Inman Connect conference in Las Vegas and joins us to decipher the noise from the nuggets!  In Wandering Zen, Matt celebrates the return of the iconic names to Yosemite National Park.

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Episode 80:   Is Wall Street Taking Over Real Estate? | Home Connect America – The 1st Incredible Year| Wandering State Fairs

Episode 80: Is Wall Street Taking Over Real Estate? | Home Connect America – The 1st Incredible Year| Wandering State Fairs

In Episode 80 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien ask the question, “Is Wall Street Taking Over Real Estate?” and then discuss the opportunities in the industry today.  In Reach Your Peak, they are joined by their partner, Rich Brodkin and the three of them celebrate the 1st anniversary of their Las Vegas brokerage, Home Connect America.  Then in Wandering Zen, Matt takes us on a trip around the country to visit the quintessential summertime staple – the State Fair.  

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Episode 79:   Your Daily Success Routine | Wandering Tioga Pass

Episode 79: Your Daily Success Routine | Wandering Tioga Pass

In Episode 79 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien turn the conversation toward motivation and mindset.  In our WBNL 52, we walk you through how implementing a daily success routine will get you started on the right foot and improve your overall game.  In Wandering Zen, Matt takes us up into the high country of Yosemite and shares the sights and sounds of Tioga Pass.

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Episode 78:   Be a Real Estate Business Owner | The Complete 4-Part Series

Episode 78: Be a Real Estate Business Owner | The Complete 4-Part Series

In Episode 78 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, we’ve packaged the 4-part series on How to Be a Real Estate Business Owner so that you’d have one easy place to go to listen and reference as a refresher now and again.  Jan O’Brien walks you through the pillars of Operations, Marketing, Sales, and Referrals in this powerful series.  

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Episode 77:   Be a Real Estate Business Owner – Referrals | The Best of Summer 2019

Episode 77: Be a Real Estate Business Owner – Referrals | The Best of Summer 2019

In Episode 77 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien conclude their series on how to move from being a Realtor into becoming a real estate business owner. In this segment, they discuss the importance of staying connected to your past clients and your sphere of influence.  In Wandering Zen, they look at their third annual Best of Summer 2019 collection and chat about some of their favorites. 

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Episode 76: Be a Real Estate Business Owner – Sales | Soarin’ Over California

Episode 76: Be a Real Estate Business Owner – Sales | Soarin’ Over California

In Episode 76 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue their series on how to move from being a Realtor into becoming a real estate business owner. We’ve discussed Operations and Marketing so far in this series.  Today the focus is on Sales.  In Wandering Zen, Matt returns to Disneyland to get some wandering inspiration while Soarin’ Over California. 

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Episode 73:  New Series – Be a Real Estate Business Owner | The Return to Cedar Grove

Episode 73: New Series – Be a Real Estate Business Owner | The Return to Cedar Grove

In Episode 73 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien begin a series on how to move from being a Realtor into becoming a real estate business owner.  This 4-part series will include information on operations, marketing & advertising, sales, and referral business.  In Wandering Zen,  Matt heads back to Kings Canyon where he podcasts on location with Dennis & Sue Nespor who were making their 50th annual trip to Cedar Grove.

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Episode 72:  Communication 101 in 2019 | Wandering Dunedin

Episode 72: Communication 101 in 2019 | Wandering Dunedin

In Episode 72 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome back Rich Brodkin to the WBNL Podcast studio to discuss the ever-changing face of communication and how to make sure that you are connecting with your client.   In Wandering Zen, Jan shares her recent travels to the quaint town of Dunedin, Florida. 

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Episode 71:  10 Unique Ideas for Facebook Advertising |  Get Your IPA On!

Episode 71: 10 Unique Ideas for Facebook Advertising | Get Your IPA On!

In Episode 71 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien hit on 10 unique ideas for Facebook advertising.  The social media landscape changes all the time and it’s important to stay ahead of the game while utilizing the tools that are still relevant.  In Wandering Zen, we get our IPA on and chat about some of our favorite ales and Jan takes us on a tour of the Henderson IPA scene.

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Episode 70:  The Inside Track on Real Estate in Boulder City with Diane Corbin | Wandering Zen – Dam!  Boulder City has a Whole Lot More!

Episode 70: The Inside Track on Real Estate in Boulder City with Diane Corbin | Wandering Zen – Dam! Boulder City has a Whole Lot More!

In Episode 70 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome Diane Corbin, Senior Mortgage Planner at All Western Mortgage, to the WBNL Podcast Studio.  Today, it’s all about Boulder City.  Diane shares her tips on how an agent can best maneuver the uniqueness of the city and how to better understand how to search for comparables in the market.  In Wandering Zen, we discover that Boulder City, although perhaps most famous for the Hoover Dam, offers up an entertainment & dining array that matches up with the best from anywhere. 

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Episode 69: Why Your TC Is Your Most Valuable Asset w/ Judee Huffington | Wandering the Galaxy w/the Avengers

Episode 69: Why Your TC Is Your Most Valuable Asset w/ Judee Huffington | Wandering the Galaxy w/the Avengers

In Episode 69 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome Judee Huffington to the WBNL Podcast Studio.  Judee knows how to dot the Is and cross the Ts in a real estate transaction and will share her TC experiences and why the TC is such an important part of your business.  And in Wandering Zen, we discuss the runaway success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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Episode 68:  New Home Sales | Wandering for Creativity with Juan Y Claudia

Episode 68: New Home Sales | Wandering for Creativity with Juan Y Claudia

In Episode 68 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien talk about new homes and how they are a bigger opportunity than you might think – and certainly not something you want to leave off the table for your buyers!  In Wandering Zen, they welcome back globe-trotters, Juan and Claudia to the WBNL Podcast Studio to chat about how wandering can improve your creativity and much, much more. 

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Episode 67:  Social Media is Dying – Or Is It? | The OC – More than Disneyland & Housewives!

Episode 67: Social Media is Dying – Or Is It? | The OC – More than Disneyland & Housewives!

In Episode 67 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome back Juan and Claudia, founders of the Matilde Agency, to discuss what role social media is playing in today’s landscape and where it may go in the not so distant future.  In Wandering Zen, Matt serves up some options if you find yourself in Orange County and are looking for something to do outside of the theme parks. 

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Episode 66:  The Buyer Brokerage Agreement | Earth Day 2019

Episode 66: The Buyer Brokerage Agreement | Earth Day 2019

In Episode 66 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien chat about the Buyer Brokerage Agreement and how it can make your life easier if you have a focus on buyers in your business.  In Wandering Zen, Matt takes us back to the origins of Earth Day and where we’ve come over the past 49 years.

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Episode 65: Special Guest – Susanne Zedlitz discusses her approach to Team Building | The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Episode 65: Special Guest – Susanne Zedlitz discusses her approach to Team Building | The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

In Episode 65 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome Susanne Zedlitz to the WBNL Podcast Studio.  Suzanne is the team leader of the Zedlitiz International Real Estate Group and will be sharing her thoughts and experiences with team building.  In Wandering Zen, Matt takes us to The Universal Orlando Resort to explore and discover the incredible Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  

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Episode 63: Pricing Your Listings Right – w/ Rich Brodkin | Visiting LA? Take the Road Less Traveled!

Episode 63: Pricing Your Listings Right – w/ Rich Brodkin | Visiting LA? Take the Road Less Traveled!

In Episode 63 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome Rich Brodkin, CEO and Co-founder of Home Connect America back to the WBNL Podcast Studio.  Rich is going to discuss his strategies on how to price your listings to sell.  In Wandering Zen,  Matt shares a few options for you if you are in the So Cal area and are looking for some adventure outside of the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Episode 61: Understanding & Leveraging iBuyers | La Cuesta Encantada

Episode 61: Understanding & Leveraging iBuyers | La Cuesta Encantada

In Episode 61 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien talk about how iBuyers are becoming more and more a part of the process and how to better understand how they work and how you can use them to your benefit.  Matt continues to wander the California Central Coast with a stop at the ultimate model home tour – Hearst Castle.  

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Episode 60:  Pre-Listing Action Plan | The Elephant Seals of Central California

Episode 60: Pre-Listing Action Plan | The Elephant Seals of Central California

In Episode 60 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue the series on the Seller Life Cycle with a conversation on how a well-done pre-listing package can set you apart from the pack and put you in the first position for that listing even before you step foot into the seller’s home.  In Wandering Zen, Matt takes us up the Central California coast for a visit to the Elephant Seal rookery north of San Simeon.

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Episode 59:  The Home Value Landing Page | Open a Book and Wander Within

Episode 59: The Home Value Landing Page | Open a Book and Wander Within

In Episode 59 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue their series on the Seller Life Cycle with the value of the Home Value Landing Page and then Matt & Jan open a few books and wander within.  If you can’t get up and out, you can always escape to anywhere in the world through the chapters of a great novel!

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Episode 57:  Video Made Easy | Stay In and Get Out

Episode 57: Video Made Easy | Stay In and Get Out

In Episode 57 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continues the conversation on how to best utilize video in your business and how to add more using easy tips and techniques.  Matt provides a way to visit the National Parks without leaving the warmth of your own home!

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Episode 56: What’s Your Hashtag Strategy? | Interview w/ Juan & Claudia from the Matilde Creative Agency | Lunar New Year @ The Disneyland Resort

Episode 56: What’s Your Hashtag Strategy? | Interview w/ Juan & Claudia from the Matilde Creative Agency | Lunar New Year @ The Disneyland Resort

In Episode 56 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien chat about hashtags and how they can drive people to you and your business – if you’re strategic. In Reach Your Peak, there are special guests in the house, Juan and Claudia from the Maltide Marketing Agency. They will discuss starting up their exciting new venture and will walk you through creating powerful videos from A to Z. In Wandering Zen, Matt makes a visit to the Disneyland Resort to check out the 2019 Lunar New Year festival.

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Episode 51: Connect with this Valuable Tax Tool | Own Your Online Presence & Get More Client Reviews – Part 1 | Why Wandering is Key to Your Daily Action Plan

Episode 51: Connect with this Valuable Tax Tool | Own Your Online Presence & Get More Client Reviews – Part 1 | Why Wandering is Key to Your Daily Action Plan

In Episode 51 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien kick of the second year of the podcast with a helpful tip to engage with your clients and stay connected.  In Reach Your Peak, they discuss why it is more important than ever to truly own your online presence with an overview of the 6 primary sites to get reviews and how to fine-tune your Zillow & Realtor.com profiles.  In Wandering Zen, they ring in the new year with why getting up and getting out may be one of the most important strategies that you need to put into your daily plan.

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Episode 50: 2018 – Year in Review

Episode 50: 2018 – Year in Review

In Episode 50 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien take a look back on 2018 and discuss the happenings in the news, movies, TV, music, online, and more.

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Episode 49: Maintaining Wellness During the Holidays| A Simple Action Plan for the New Year | Wandering Zen – The Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood

Episode 49: Maintaining Wellness During the Holidays| A Simple Action Plan for the New Year | Wandering Zen – The Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood

In Episode 49 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien welcome back Loreen O’Brien to chat about the holidays and how to cope if they are getting you down.  Jan discusses how to implement a simple plan for the new year and Matt discovers the holidays and much more at Universal Studios Hollywood.  

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Episode 46: MY Path 2019 | Wandering NYC – A Thanksgiving Week Recap

Episode 46: MY Path 2019 | Wandering NYC – A Thanksgiving Week Recap

In Episode 46 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien delivers and explains the My Path 2019 business planning workbook.  This great piece will guide you daily, weekly and quarterly throughout the entire year!  In Wandering Zen Matt gives a recap of his recent trip to New York City over the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Episode 45: 5 Year-End Client Connections | Wandering Sedona

Episode 45: 5 Year-End Client Connections | Wandering Sedona

In Episode 45 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss the importance of keeping your contacts close this time of year with 5 year-end client connections and then In Wandering Zen, Jan tells her tales of the trails in her spiritual spot – Sedona, Arizona 

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Episode 43: 2018 Gratitude Challenge | The Power of Gratitude w/ Loreen O’Brien |  Wandering the Vote – An Election PSA

Episode 43: 2018 Gratitude Challenge | The Power of Gratitude w/ Loreen O’Brien | Wandering the Vote – An Election PSA

In Episode 43 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien launch the 2018 Gratitude Challenge in this week’s WBNL 52.  In Reach Your Peak they discuss The Power of Gratitude w/ Loreen O’Brien and just a few days short of a monumental election we are going to Wander the Vote with a Presidential Road Trip that will hopefully inspire you to get our and cast your ballot.

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Episode 42: Rules for Risk Reduction |  Wicked Wanderings

Episode 42: Rules for Risk Reduction | Wicked Wanderings

In Episode 42 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien pay homage to Halloween Time with a haunting episode.  In Reach Your Peak they discuss the frightfully terrifying subject of Risk Reduction and in the Zen this week, Matt goes to a few of the places that inspired Stephen King to write some of his most popular books,  Join us for some Wicked Wanderings.

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Episode 41: Interview with Mega-Team Leader Rich Brodkin | Create Your Operations Manual | Wandering Red Rock Canyon

Episode 41: Interview with Mega-Team Leader Rich Brodkin | Create Your Operations Manual | Wandering Red Rock Canyon

In Episode 41 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, we are going all the way back to Episode 6 to serve up a “Best of” for today, We have a brand new Halloween episode that will drop on October 31st – so don’t miss that!  This week co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss why you need a written operations manual for your business and how to create one. In Reach Your Peak, they have a conversation with mega-team leader Richard Brodkin about his nationally ranked real estate team. Then Matt and Jan share their recent Wandering Zen experience in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area just outside of Las Vegas.

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Episode 40: Business Planning Q & A | Networking with Lori Namazi | Wandering Boston – Setting Your Internal GPS from the Sky

Episode 40: Business Planning Q & A | Networking with Lori Namazi | Wandering Boston – Setting Your Internal GPS from the Sky

In Episode 40 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the Business Planning process.  In Reach Your Peak, Matt interviews Lori Namzi, Founder of Namazi Real Estate Resources who dives into why Networking can be more valuable to your bottom line than you might think.  Then the team heads off to Boston in Wandering Zen.

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Episode 39: Your YTD Business Review | Real Estate Business Planning in 3 Steps | Wandering Zen – America’s Top 5 Scenic Mountain Roads

Episode 39: Your YTD Business Review | Real Estate Business Planning in 3 Steps | Wandering Zen – America’s Top 5 Scenic Mountain Roads

In Episode 39 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien get you started on the 2019 Business Planning process by analyzing your YTD stats.  In Reach Your Peak they dive into the Real Estate Business Plan in 3 Steps and in Wandering Zen, Matt hits the road and shares his top 5 favorite scenic mountain roads in America.

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Episode 34: Team Building Strategy #3 |  Interview w/ Steve Kitnick | Wandering Olympic National Park: The Mountains

Episode 34: Team Building Strategy #3 | Interview w/ Steve Kitnick | Wandering Olympic National Park: The Mountains

In Episode 34 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue their series on Team Building with Strategy #3 – Agent Team Models – Which One is Right For You?  They sit down with Las Vegas Real Estate Trainer & Broker of Record, Steve Kitnick to discuss how staying compliant is critical to your success in and well-being.  Matt continues his 5-part series on Olympic National Park. Today, part 3 – The Olympic Mountains.

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Episode 33: Team Building Strategy #2 |  Interview w/ Real Estate Legend Rich Brodkin | Wandering Olympic National Park: The Rainforests

Episode 33: Team Building Strategy #2 | Interview w/ Real Estate Legend Rich Brodkin | Wandering Olympic National Park: The Rainforests

In Episode 33 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien continue their series on Team Building with Strategy #2 – Four Archetypes and How They Fit in Teams.  They sit down with Las Vegas Real Estate Legend Rich Brodkin to discuss how he built the #3 Team in the state of Nevada as well as some exciting news that is breaking in the Las Vegas Real Estate World.  Matt continues his 5-part series on Olympic National Park. Today – the rainforests of the park.

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Episode 32: Team Building Strategy #1 |  Wandering Olympic National Park: Overview

Episode 32: Team Building Strategy #1 | Wandering Olympic National Park: Overview

In Episode 32 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien combine this week’s WBNL 52 tip and the Reach Your Peak segments and begin their series on Team Building with  #1 – Know Your WHY for Building a Team, then Matt heads to the Pacific Northwest’s Olympic Peninsula to bring you a 5-part series that will help you make the most of your visit to Olympic National Park – and why it should be on your list!

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Episode #31: Best of Episode! Four Client Connections |  Faith Harmer on Team Systems and Structure | Local Business Spotlight | Wandering NYC

Episode #31: Best of Episode! Four Client Connections | Faith Harmer on Team Systems and Structure | Local Business Spotlight | Wandering NYC

In Episode 31 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien take a summer break to wander!  But don’t fear!  They’ve gone through the archives and picked out a few listener favorites.  From Episode 12 they discuss Four Past Client Connections. Episode 5 included an interview with Faith Harmer who shares key points, tips and insights about her real estate team.  Episode 10 brought us a fan favorite ~ Local Business Spotlight and in Episode 7 Matt began his popular Wandering New York City series, with 5 things to do in a 2 block stretch of 41st Street.  Enjoy the Best of – We’ll be back again with new content next week!

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Episode 28:  Interview with Becky Babcock ~ Broker, Author, & Inspiration | Blog Bonus:  Content Ideas | Wandering Zen: The Interstate Highway System

Episode 28: Interview with Becky Babcock ~ Broker, Author, & Inspiration | Blog Bonus: Content Ideas | Wandering Zen: The Interstate Highway System

In Episode 28 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien throw in a blog series bonus: Content Ideas. In the Reach Your Peak segment, they interview Becky Babcock – Broker, Author & Inspiration. Then in Wandering Zen, Matt hits the road with 5 things that you may or may not know about the Interstate Highway System.

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Episode 23:  On Location – Disneyland Resort | Jan’s Birthday Celebration | Travel Tips & Reviews

Episode 23: On Location – Disneyland Resort | Jan’s Birthday Celebration | Travel Tips & Reviews

In Episode 23 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien are on location at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim to celebrate Jan’s birthday.  While there they discuss what will be new for summer, provide a few tips, review an attraction or two, bowl a few frames in Downtown Disney, and have a few pops! It’s a great day of wandering at The Happiest Place on Earth.

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Episode 22: The Golden Knights Unite! | Entrepreneur Joan Brackin Interview | Wandering Zen – On Location: Kings Canyon National Park

Episode 22: The Golden Knights Unite! | Entrepreneur Joan Brackin Interview | Wandering Zen – On Location: Kings Canyon National Park

In Episode 22 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, Jan O’Brien records her experience live at Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Las Vegas. In the Reach Your Peak segment, learn more about Joan Brackin, founder of the Someday Is Now Non-Profit Organization and her Thrive After Corporate endeavor. Matt Emerson goes on location at Kings Canyon National Park for this week’s Wandering Zen.

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Episode 21: Getting Things Done | Power of Personal Notes | Wandering NYC.6 ~ Activities to Enhance Your Visit

Episode 21: Getting Things Done | Power of Personal Notes | Wandering NYC.6 ~ Activities to Enhance Your Visit

In Episode 21 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien share the power of personal notes. In the Reach Your Peak segment, they discuss techniques that will help you Get Things Done. And in Wandering Zen, Matt is back in NYC and will share a few activities that you just may want to add to your itinerary that may be the things that make the most lasting memories.

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Episode 19: Video Apps & Editing Tools | 3 Success Traits | Wandering Zen – Becoming a Wanderer: The Natalie Nicole Story

Episode 19: Video Apps & Editing Tools | 3 Success Traits | Wandering Zen – Becoming a Wanderer: The Natalie Nicole Story

In Episode19 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss the three character traits for business success. In the Reach Your Peak segment, they share tips and tools for creating and editing video. In Wandering Zen, Matt interviews freelance photographer and world traveler Natalie Nicole about how she became a Wanderer and they explore a few of her adventures.

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WBNLPodcast #10:  4 Principles of Agent Team Building | Local Business Spotlight | Wandering NYC.2

WBNLPodcast #10: 4 Principles of Agent Team Building | Local Business Spotlight | Wandering NYC.2

In Episode 10 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss spotlighting local business in your marketing efforts which will strengthen your local presence and increase your exposure. In the Reach Your Peak segment, they cover the 4 Principles of Agent Team Building. And in Wandering Zen, Matt continues his trek through NYC and talks about his top 5 park-picks in the city. 

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WBNL Podcast #9:  The Business Side of Disney |  Handling Negative & Positive Reviews | Wandering Disneyland

WBNL Podcast #9: The Business Side of Disney | Handling Negative & Positive Reviews | Wandering Disneyland

In Episode 9 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts Matt Emerson and Jan O’Brien discuss how to handle negative reviews. In the Reach Your Peak segment, Matt shares how his experiences in management at the Walt Disney Company turned out to be the best business training one could ask for.  In the Wandering Zen portion of the podcast, we share 10 touring tidbits to enhance your adventure at the Happiest Place on Earth.

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