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My Fabulous Goal Setting System

My Fabulous Goal Setting System

There are so many articles these days highlighting the importance of goal setting and why it is so valuable but where do you start?

I thought I would share with you what I do annually and quarterly.

I am not blessed with a lot of free time so I can’t sit on top of a mountain waiting for divinity or even factor in enough mediation to my life but I always make time to consider the focus of my life at the beginning of each year.

Can I just add that you can start any day – doesn’t have to be the first day of the year or even a Monday. Just start!

Vision Boards

From late December my brain starts working on the New Year plans.
Not always strategic thoughts but certainly ambitious.

I start to consider what I want to see evolve over the next 12 months. I tie-in personal life with business a lot because I am blessed to do something that I am hugely passionate about and that is a direct link to my great love of wealth creation through property investment and goal setting.

I have done the big colourful cardboard vision boards but as each year rolled on I found my exposure to pretty glossy mags diminished and my life is so much more immersed with digital offerings.

Powerpoint is my software of choice and I literally Google images until they resonate with me and cut and paste. You can use paper, cardboard, corkboard, whiteboard, word docs, whatever is the right fit for your brain – creative, analytical, practical or like me, time poor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

90-Day Action Plans

Each quarter I kick-start with itemising 5 major action points for the next 90-days. It could look like this:

1) Source really affordable plants to complete the landscaping
2) Get all trades lined up for the settlement date
3) Interview 3 local property managers
4) Speak to Broker about our current interest rates and what we can do to improve our financial position
5) Arrange for Quantity Surveyor to visit prior to EOFY

I do these action plans for business too and at the end of the 90 days I revisit them. You can set rewards for yourself if you achieve them – whatever motivates you, embrace it!

Property Women’s 90 Day Action Plan

Big Picture Dreaming

A business coach started me out on looking at really crazy fanciful long-term dreams. This is a really fun task and I suggest you give yourself 10 minutes uninterrupted and just type like mad.

At the top of a page or Word document write:

The Year is Now …….(insert 3 years from now for example) and my life is…..

Now just go crazy and write your ideal life. As far-fetched and remote as it feels today, let yourself get carried away. This is a great task if you feel like you are in a rut or a holding pattern.

Here is an example:

The Year is Now 2019 and my life is everything I have been working so hard for. We have just moved to the beach. I can hear the waves as I sleep at night.

The kids love their new school and I have quit full-time work and just manage our property portfolio.

We are building a new holiday house and I am sourcing furnishings for this. We plan to rent it out on Airbnb and stay whenever we want.

We have booked flights to Barcelona for the July School holidays….etc etc.

Accountability Buddies

I do have a select handful of people who I will tell about my lofty ambitions. I have friends in the property space and also other small-business owners who understand the hustle!

Finding an accountability buddy who will support you is really important when working toward a goal. Especially when you need a confidence pick-me-up, sounding board or a boot-up the proverbial!

At the same time, selecting someone who is better described as a Debbie-downer could actually un-do all the good mindset work you have been working on.

Maybe your Accountability Buddy is in fact 2 or 3 different people that can nurture various aspects of your life. Remember to give back too – you may not yet realise what an inspiration you already are to others!

Blessings for 2017!

 

What is a Fonzie Flat?

Speaking to someone born post-1985 , I say ‘you remember Fonzie don’t you?’…

Them: blink, blink

You know the show Happy Days?

Them: blink, blink….

Me: (grimace… as I realise how old I am and how old they are not)

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Okay….so once upon a time there was this show called Happy Days which was about the all-American family the Cunninghams who had a boarder called Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli who lived in a studio above their garage.

The Fonz was cool and a little bit ‘street’ with his leather jacket and ability to make a juke-box work just by punching it. His signature ‘cool’ look included 2 thumbs-up with an ‘ayeeeee’.

Fonzie flats are the new granny-flats! Building a studio above an existing garage for the purpose of creating an extra income is becoming tres-on-trend with planning permission in NSW relaxed and certain councils recognising our need for greater density housing around key pockets.

If you don’t have the room for a granny, do you have the room for a Fonzie?

This is about building up and access can be discreet.

Take a look at this example here in the inner-west of Sydney. Daring colour choice that just works on this heavily land-locked pocket just minutes from the CBD. If you are an early riser or late-shift worker you would have to consider the noise for car access but otherwise the Fonzie is a great earner!

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Experienced Investors

Welcome to Property Women. Congratulations for being an investor. You are already on the path to creating a future for yourself and your family through property investing. However, sometimes that path isn’t easy, or as much fun when you are on your own. Property Women would love to help you and be a part of your continuing journey.

The key ingredients used by successful Property Women are:

  • Getting the right education – learning from those who have done what you want to do
  • Mixing with other like-minded women
  • Continuing to keep motivated and inspired

How you can boost your knowledge and keep on track:

New Book! Property is a Girl’s Best Friend

  • A step by step guide to property investing by 11 authors who walk the talk
  • 7 strategies, including pros and cons, and what persoanlity traits suit each of them
  • Top tips and bonus charts and reports
  • Essential reading for serious investors

Click here to find out more

 


Property Women Events

Property Women hold events to boost your knowledge, answer your questions and give you access to other like-minded women.

Find out about our upcoming events here


Diamond Membership

Grow your knowledge and grow your portfolio with access to ongoing education, information and networking as a Property Woman Diamond Member.  Benefits include…

  • Audio CD’s delivered to your door monthly packed with information and inspiration
  • Have your personal property questions answered
  • Teleconferences with the opportunity to ask direct questions
  • Substantial Member discounts on Property Women events and products
  • Work thourgh the On-line Course
  • Network with likeminded women on the Inner Circle
  • Discounts from selected trades and suppliers in our Little Pink Book

Want more information about our Diamond Membership?  Click here

New Investors

Welcome to Property Women. If you are a new investor, you’ve probably spent years dreaming about being a property investor but don’t know who to ask or how to get started. Property Women would love to help you to create a future for yourself and your family through property investing.

The key ingredients used by successful Property Women are:

  • Get the right education – learn from those who have done what you want to do
  • Mix with other like-minded women
  • Continue to keep motivated and inspired

 


How you can get started:


Property is a Girl’s Best Friend

  • A step by step guide to property investing by 11 authors who walk the talk
  • 7 strategies so you can select the one to suit you
  • Top tips and bonus charts and reports
  • Essential reading for serious investors

Click here to find out more

 


Property Women Events

Property Women hold events to boost your knowledge, answer your questions and give you access to other like-minded women.

Find out about our upcoming events here


Diamond Membership

Grow your knowledge and grow your portfolio with access to ongoing education, information and networking as a Property Woman Diamond Member.  Benefits include…

  • Audio CD’s delivered to your door monthly packed with information and inspiration
  • Have your personal property questions answered
  • Teleconferences with the opportunity to ask direct questions
  • Substantial Member discounts on Property Women events and products
  • Work thourgh the On-line Course
  • Network with likeminded women on the Inner Circle
  • Discounts from selected trades and suppliers in our Little Pink Book

Want more information about our Diamond Membership?  Click here

NSW Property Professionals

Accountants | Basix Energy Assessors | Bricklayers | Bookkeeping | Builders | Cleaning Services | Conveyancers |
Depreciation Specialists |Electricians | Feng Shui Specialists | Finance Brokers | Financial Services & Planning |Flooring |Gardeners | Handymen | Interior Designers | Kitchens | Lawyers | National Rental Affordability Scheme | Plant Nurseries |Plasterers | Plumbers | Project Managers | Property Managers | Real Estate Agents | Renovation | Roof Restorations |Roofers | Security Services | Solicitors | Tiles | Valuation Services | Wall & Floor Tilers

Back to the Little Pink Book Directory

New South Wales

 

If your business would like to work with and help women achieve their goal of financial independence through real estate in New South Wales and you’d like to be included in the Little Pink Book, Click here to access the media kit for more information, or email advertising@localhost/propertywomen

 

Accountants

DAM Accounting Services

Contact: Debbie Austin-Eames
PH: 0417 610 492
Email: info@damaccountingservices.com.au
Web: www.damaccountingservices.com.au

H.G.Mayer &Co

Address: Cnr Dutton & The Crascent, Yagoona NSW
Phone: (02) 9707 1833
Comment Supplied: “No fancy office, no fancy fees, good results.”

Financial Planning Works

Contact: Nick Stanton
Address: 174 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest NSW
Phone: (02) 8425 7888
Email: nick@fmw.com.au
Comment Supplied: “Nick Stanton MD, Great accountant.”

Basix Energy Assessors

B.L.Roles & Associates
Address:
P.O. Box 6649, Baulkham Hills NSW
Phone: (02) 8004 1556
Email: roles@people.net.au
Comment Supplied: “Very clear & helpful with explaining basix requirements

 

Bookkeeping

Mums In Business
Contact:  Louise Shand
Address: 21 Station St Thornleigh, 2120
Phone: 0415 809 920
Email: louise@mumsinbusiness.com.au
Web: www.mumsinbusiness.com.au

 

Bricklayers

Glenn Hollier

Address: Silverdale NSW 2752
Mobile: 0418 971 510

Builders

Nico’s Building Services

Address: Parramatta, NSW
Mobile: 0432 552 051
Email: info@nicosbuildingservices.com
Comment Supplied: “On time, tidy, polite and helpful”

JBL Home Improvements

Contact: Berett Harvey
Address: Newcastle/Hunter Region, NSW
Mobile: 0410 452 454
Comment Supplied: “Excellent workmanship/Very reliable/Polite & obliging/Female friendly.”

Cleaning Services

Leanne’s “House Proud” Cleaning Services

Contact: Leanne
Address: New South Wales
Mobile: 0408 499 608
Email: leanneshpcleaning@bigpond.com
Website: www.leanneshpcleaning.com.au
Comment Supplied: “Leanne of Leanne’s “House Proud” Cleaning Services has been cleaning my home for 8 years. During this time I have found her to be extremely efficient, diligent, reliable and trustworthy. Leanne has great attention to detail and even moves furniture to get into all those hard to reach places. She sees what needs to be done and always exercises initiative. I have no hesitation in recommending Leanne to anyone looking for a thorough cleaning job. – Mary Cachia”

“I have been using Leanne’s “House Proud” Cleaning Services for the last 2 years and have been extremely happy with the professionalism and service they provide. The staff always shows up on time, every nook and cranny turned upside down to ensure the house is shiny and clean. If you are looking for a cleaning service that provides “attention to Detail” then do not hesitate to call them. – Jenny Locke”

 

Conveyancers

Country Conveyancing

Address: Tamworth NSW
Phone: (02) 6762 3500
Email: lenore@countryconveyancing.com
Comment Supplied: “Lady working on her own, I have had several transactions, both buy and sell and have NEVER had to chase anything up. Always prompt and efficient.”

Edmonds Conveyancing
Contact:  Amanda Edmonds
Address: 67 River Street, Ballina  NSW 2478
Phone: 02 6681 4222
Fax:  02 6681 4223
Email:  amanda@edmondsconveyancing.com.au
Web: www.edmondsconveyancing.com.au

Hartman & Associates

Address: 135 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW
Phone: (02) 9247 4967
Mobile:
Email: mail.hartmann.webcentral.com.au
Comment Supplied: “Peter Castanos – excellent conveyancor. I have used him for 3 property purchases.”

Wood Conveyancing
Address
:  44 Navala Ave, Nelson Bay, NSW
Phone:  (02) 4981 0866
Email:  wconvey@bigpond.net.au
Comment Supplied:  “Richard Wood – Very thorough, works from home so after hours and weekend appointments are possible”

Depreciation Specialists

BMT & Assoc Quantity Surveyors

Address: Level 20, Tower 2, Darling Park 201 Sussex Street Sydney NSW 2000
Post: PO Box N314 Grosvenor Place NSW 1220
Phone: 02 9241 6477
Mobile: 0413 271 777
Fax: 02 9241 6499
Email:   bradleyb@bmtqs.com.au
Web:  www.bmtqs.com.au

Address: 19 Brunker Rd Broadmeadow NSW 2292
Post: PO Box 340 Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone:  02 4978 6477
Fax: 02 4978 6499
Emailinfo@bmtqs.com.au
Webwww.bmtqs.com.au
Comment Supplied: “BMT Tax Depreciation are specialists in maximising the depreciation deductions available from investment properties. We guarantee to find at least double our fee worth of deductions in the first full financial year claim or there will be no charge for our services. We can also provide a free review of your current claim/report to ensure your deductions are being maximised. Call BMT Tax Depreciation today to maximise your cash flow!”

 

Electricians

Craig Schofield Electrical

Address: 83 Uligandi St Ettalong NSW 2257, Central Coast NSW
Phone: (02) 4342 0611
Mobile: 418 428 769
Comment Supplied: Very helpful, I have called a couple of times and asked questions he has been willing to answer each time. He did all the new lights and power points in my little reno on a studio. Very patient, well presented, good workmanship and nice to woman.”

John Yalden

Address: Silverdale, NSW
Phone: (02) 4774 1055

Feng Shui Specialist

Heather Jolly Feng Shui

Address: Adelaide, SA
Mobile: 0419 997 736
Email: heatherjolly@bigpond.com
Web: http://www.heatherjollyfengshui.com
Comment Supplied: Get a group of friends together and fly me to your ‘sacred’ area and accommodate me (no tents please…LOL!!)  Diamond Members and your friends will receive a 10% discount by having a consultation on your home/business to support you in every aspect of your life……and let me assist and inspire you to create great change in your lives so you may prosper and grow.  BECOME EVEN MORE SUCCESSFUL PROPERTY WOMEN……!!! PASSIONATE about PEOPLE, PROPERTY and FENG SHUI.!!.
Consulting in Australia and New Zealand
 
Diamond Member Discount – 10% discount on consultations

 

Finance Brokers

Australian Home Loans

Contact: Peter Borg
Address: 300 Charlestown Road, Charlestown, NSW
Phone: (02) 4920 7676
Email: peter.borg@optusnet.com.au

Downunder Mortgages (Australia)
Contact: Mary O’Brien
Phone: (02) 9620 5559
Mobile: 0404 234517
Email: mary@downundermortgages.com.au
Web: http://www.downundermortgages.com.au/

New Zealand Mortgage Solutions Pty Ltd  (New Zealand)
Contact: Mary O’Brien
Phone: (02) 9620 5559
Mobile: 0404 234517
Email: mary@nzms.com.au
Web: www.newzealandmortgages.com.au

Leap Frog Loans

Contact: Fiona Herbert
Address: PO Box 518, Dee Why 2099
Phone: (02) 9981 7248
Mobile: 0414 844 789
Email: fiona@leapfrogloans.com.au
Web: www.leapfrogloans.com.au
Comment Supplied: “We have a complex mix of properties, trusts and self-employed incomes.  Fiona from Leap Frog Loans not only understood our structure and goals, but managed to negotiate her way through it all to achieve multiple full-doc loans at a time when banks were tightening their credit belts.  She didn’t even mind that it was the middle of the Christmas holiday period when we knocked on her door.  We will certainly turn to Leap Frog Loans when we seek financing on our next property”

Oxygen Home Loans

Address: 112 Terrigal Esplande, Terrigal, NSW
Phone: (02) 4384 0220
Email: brettc@o2hl.com.au


Gardeners

Ezigreen

Contact: Matthew Losinno
Address: Sydney, NSW
Mobile: 0410 692 603
Email: matthew@ezigreen.com.au

Handymen

Z Builders & Plumbers

Address: Clermont St, Concord, NSW
Mobile: 0418 401 199

Interior Designers

Caroline Hjorth Design – Interior design and colour consultation

Contact:  Caroline Hjorth
Address:  6 Bedford Avenue, Turramurra North, NSW
Phone: 02 94027997
Email:  hjorth@optusnet.com.au

Design For Space Pty Ltd

Address: Balmain, NSW
Mobile: 0414 907 589
Email: roni@design4space.com.au

Kitchens

Carravello Joinery

Address: 89 Queen Rd, Fivedock, NSW
Mobile: 0418 646 478

Lawyers

Quay Legal Group

Contacts: Josephine Muscolino, Catherine Young and Michelle Gibson
Address: GPO Box 3765, Sydney NSW 2001.  Level 6, 280 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9221 4244
Fax: 9231 6016
Email: mail@quaylegal.com.au
Website: www.quaylegal.com.au

Williams Roncolato Lawyers Pty Ltd

Address: Level 9, 99 Elizabeth St, Sydney, NSW
Phone: (02) 9235 2399
Comment Supplied: paul@williamsroncolato.com.au

 

National Rental Affordability Scheme

NRAS Scheme / Nras Real Estate
Contact:  Jo Brown
Address: Level 5, 56 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Postal Address: PO Box R1691, Royal Exchange, NSW 2000
Phone: 1300 963 650
Fax: (02) 9523 9292
Email:  jobrown@nrasre.com.au
Web:  http://www.nrasscheme.com.au/
Web:  http://nrasrealestate.com.au/
Plant Nurseries

Sun and Shade Nursery
Contact:  Daniel Cutts
Address: 224 Powderworks Rd, Ingleside NSW
Phone: ( 02) 9913 3709
Comment Supplied: “Daniel is very helpful and willing to do a deal even though his prices are already around 50% cheaper than elsewhere. Great selection of “trendy” plants.” Open 7 Days.

Plasterers

T’n’T Interior Linings Pty Ltd

Address: 80 Church St, Maitland, Newcastle, NSW
Phone: (02) 4934 1834
Email: tntinterior@hotmail.com

Plumbers

Z Builders & Plumbers

Address: Clermont St, Concord, NSW
Mobile: 0418 401 199

 

Project Managers

Property Bloom Aust Pty Ltd

Company Name: Property Bloom Aust Pty Ltd
Contact: Jo Chivers
Address: Northern Beaches, Sydney
Phone: (02) 9905 9955
Mobile: 0418 293 575
Email: jo@propertybloom.com.au
Web: www.propertybloom.com.au
Comment Supplied: “Jo is a great teacher.  I’ve never done a development before so her experience with the Councils and the builders is a great asset.  She patiently answers all my questions and is willing to share her own experiences and knowledge.”
   Diamond Member Discount With every free one-on-one consultation you receive a 7 page report specific to an actual development opportunity (includes your own personal data).  Phone and email consultations also available.  Valued at $550.

Property Managers

 

Garry White First National

Contact: Michael Sharkey
Address: Glebe Pt Road, Glebe, NSW
Phone: (02) 9660 1044
Email: msharkey@whitefn.com.au

Captain Cook Real Estate
Contact: Shaneel Mani
Address: 50 Railway St,  Liverpool NSW
Phone: ( 02) 9734 9644
Comment Supplied: “Showed my property after hours and bent over backwards to get me the highest rent possible and a good tenant. Cheapest fees too.”

Real Estate Agents

CENTURY 21 Five Star Properties
Contact:  Wayne Stewart
Address: 328 King Street, Newcastle NSW 2300
Postal Address:  PO Box 2184, DANGAR NSW 2309
Phone: 02 4928 7400
Fax: 02 4928 7499
Email: fivestarproperties@century21.com.au
web: http://www.century21.com.au/newcastlecbd/

Glenmore Park Realty

Address: Shop 7B Glenmore Park Town Centre, Glenmore Park
Phone: (02) 4733 1222

Century 21

Contact: Aaron Walter
Address: Main Road, Edgeworth, NSW
Phone: (02) 4950 8200
Email: Aaron@c21edgeworth.com.au

R & R Rural and Residential Property

Contact: Denise Haynes
Address: 2342 Bucketts Way, BOORAL NSW 2425
Phone: (02) 4994 9123
Mobile: 0414 725 482
Fax: (02) 4994 9312
Website: www.randrproperty.com.au

Renovation


Renosave / Renovate Smart

Contact: Viv Halliday
Address: PO Box 1241, Nerang Qld
Web: www.renosave.com.au www.renovatesmart.com.au
Email: viv@renosave.com.au
Phone: 1300 101 331
Fax: 1300 307 173

 

Roof Restorations

BVT Roof Restoration

Address: Vic Tuckwell, 149 Blemont Road, Glenfield, NSW
Mobile: 0417 296 806

Roofers

Z Building & Plumbing

Address: Clermont St, Concord, NSW
Mobile: 0418 401 199

Security Services (alarms)

Watch 24 – Security Services

Address: Head Office 46 Carrington Road, Castle Hill, NSW
Mobile: 0414 825 259
Email: patvix@myaccess.com.au

Solicitors

Harry Stathis

Address:  262 Macquarie St, Liverpool, NSW
Phone:  (02) 9600 8155
Email:  office@hcstathis.com

Tiles

Tile Warehouse

Address: 6/321 Hillsborough Rd, Warners Bay, NSW
Phone: (02) 4956 6929

Valuation Services

Southern Cross Valuations Services

11/61 Southern Cross Drive, Ballina NSW
Contact:
  Brigid Chapman
Phone: (02) 6681 5577
Fax: (02) 6681 5277
Mobile: 0429 877 503

 

Wall & Floor Tilers

Presentation Plus Tiling

Address: 19 Nelson Street, Barnsley, Newcastle, NSW
Mobile: 0414 582 337
Email: rockie1@bigpond.net.au

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