Lou Ludwig Success Tips: Be . . . . Informed

Be . . . . Informed

Be . . . . Informed

“Be smart, be intelligent and be informed.”

Tony Alessandra, Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker



As I see it . . . . . . .

Be . . . . informed


In business it’s imperative that you remain informed . . . . Well-versed in your profession to stay competitive. . . . . and to stay ahead of the business curve.


Being informed is the accumulation of the knowledge that will keep you on the leading edge of your profession . . . . and will create a competitive business advantage.


Staying up to date will keep you in the game . . . . Being on the leading edge of your profession will put you in the winner’s circle.


Be a seeker on information in your profession . . . . And you will stand out as results of the knowledge that you have assembled.


Be informed and effectively use your knowledge to assist your customers and your knowledge becomes a powerful force in advancing your career.


Commit yourself to be a continuous learner . . . . and the rate of your knowledge will multiple many times over. That knowledge will propel to greater levels of success.


Be . . . . informed . . . .  Stay informed . . . .  and the accumulation of your knowledge will put you on the leading edge of your profession.


©2016 Lou Ludwig Success Tips, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author

Comment balloon 20 commentsLou Ludwig • August 30 2016 03:53AM


Good morning Lou.  This is wonderful advice that everyone should hear.  It's important to keep informed and to know what's happening in the world, nation, your community and your business.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 2 years ago

It does create a competitive business advantage, and in this business being informed is necessary!

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) over 2 years ago

ActiveRain is absolutely a great source of information for me - I was sharing information I learned here with clients yesterday and I felt great about how much I knew! 

Posted by Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA, (Keller Williams Capital Properties) over 2 years ago

Lou- I view every day when I have the opportunity to learn something a good day

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) over 2 years ago

Hello Lou - "be a life-long learner" has been my motto for a long time. Keeps every day fresh and interesting.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 2 years ago

I am with Lottie on this one, we just can't stop learning.

Posted by Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County (One World Realty Inc.) over 2 years ago

Good morning Lou. As your island of knowledge grows so does the shoreline of what you don't know! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) over 2 years ago

This is excellent advice to share.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 2 years ago

Good morning, Lou -- life and definitely our business involves constant education.   There's always something to learn or a new way to look at a subject.  

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 over 2 years ago

Hello Lou Ludwig,  The more inform the better we look I always say.  Make it a great day!

Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) over 2 years ago

This should not be an inspiration, but an everyday modus operandi.

Posted by Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management (Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate) over 2 years ago

Lou Ludwig It can't hurt to know what we are talking about, can it?

Bill Roberts


Posted by Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner (Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate) over 2 years ago

It is very wise to be as informed as we can be about any situation we find ourselves in and we will likely be able to make the best decision.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) over 2 years ago

Great post and advice for our business industry; in order, to succeed we must continue to grow. Thanks for sharing I hope you have a great afternoon.

Posted by Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs (Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty) over 2 years ago

Lou, I agree as any professional should be always looking for new info or data on their area of expertise. 

Posted by Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties) over 2 years ago

Lou, I find when I do market reports I am better informed on the market and able to discuss our local real estate market with anyone.

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate (Vision Quest Realty) over 2 years ago

In this day and age it is easy to get side tracked to keeping up with all the gadgets rather what is really at the core of your business.  Mark

Posted by Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint, North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227 over 2 years ago

Also it is important to speak up and be proactive. ''Now you know and knowing is a half of the battle. ''

Posted by Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA (Barcode Properties) over 2 years ago

Hi Lou, no matter how old or where in life we are, we should never stop learning.

Posted by Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL (Cam Realty and Property Management) over 2 years ago


Being informed is such a simple matter that will set you apart from so much of your competition.


Posted by Richard Iarossi, Crofton MD Real Estate, Annapolis MD Real Estate (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) over 2 years ago