Power Dialer Insanity: Pushing the limits of human endurance

California real estate agent James Festini is a recreational runner, about to compete in his fourth San Diego Rock and Roll Marathon.

For Festini, cardiovascular exercise is a great way to keep in shape to counter the sedentary nature of making cold calls — an activity he feels comfortable doing up to 12 hours a day. And San Diego’s R & R Marathon is more about fun than winning, featuring a course that runs through Sea World, that has up to 2,000 cheerleaders on the sidelines, has live music acts at each mile (past artists have included Smash Mouth, Hootie and the Blowfish and Pat Benatar) and offers free beer at the finish line!

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What I learned at Inman Connect 2010- NYC

There is a BUZZ in real estate right now. Everyone I was lucky enough to meet was very optimistic about 2010 and their creative marketing juices were flowing! The exhibitor hall was filled with companies displaying the ‘next best thing’ in real estate marketing and work flow. I was quite impressed with the technology that is available right now for agents to market themselves, their websites and their properties.

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