Welcome to the latest issue of Postive Tip.  An e-zine published by Paul Lawrence, a best selling business author, former CEO of a million dollar direct mail firm, copywriter and produced screenwriter and film producer.  This e-zine seeks to provide you with regular quick positive tips on becoming more successful and content in business and in your personal life.  We hope you enjoy today’s issue.

When There is a Problem It Frequently Leads to Opportunities

Quite often there are environmental factors that can present problems for business people.  For example, maybe interest rates are high, factory jobs are being exported overseas, etc.  The trick that most successful people do is to find a way to garner an opportunity from that problem.  If you're a real estate agent and interest rates are high so nobody can afford to buy, then maybe you start focusing on rentals.  If you lost your factory job because it was exported overseas, then maybe it's time for you to start a business that serves people like yourself that the same thing has happened to.  Maybe a career consulting business?  It's always easy to blame challenging circumstances for failure, but winners find a way to turn that challenge into an opportunity.

Have a positive day.

Paul Lawrence

Can Anyone Make Money in Real Estate in Today's Business Climate?

If there's any type of business that seems hard to make money at now, it's real estate.  But, the truth is although real estate has probably made more fortunes than any other business, it's never a piece of cake.  When prices were going through the roof, it was difficult to find a property at a price you could buy and turn a profit on.  Now, with many areas in a slump, it's hard to get loans and sell your property at a good price.  Still, the fact is that real estate is where a large percentage of people make their wealth.  I've had the good fortune to have as a consultant a man named Martin Taylor who has spent years in the business as a real estate broker, mortgage professional and investor.  His "in the trenches" knowledge and forthright manner really impressed me and I think if you have any interest in real estate he'll impress you too.  For more information on how to share in Martin's expertise just follow the link below: