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Fischer, a global corporate real estate services and technology provider, hires Mark Wanic as their Chief Revenue Officer.
Also, wake up with intention. Regardless of how big or small, having one shifts my mindset to a happy, positive state and sets the tone of my day. Lastly, having a plan is a great strategy to check off every box on your to-do list. I don’t allow myself to procrastinate. I like to get things done! I review everything that needs my attention and either get it done, move it forward, or eliminate it. I don't want to revisit things once I’ve decided on it. The goal is to make each day count. —Gail Corder Fischer, Executive Vice Chairman of Fischer & Company, a leading global corporate real estate firm that provides consulting, brokerage and technology solutions
Gail Corder Fischer is the co-founder and executive vice chairman of Dallas-based Fischer & Company, the go-to real estate firm for global Fortune 500 companies like FedEx and IBM. But this member of The Oracles wasn’t born a real estate mogul—quite the opposite.
Keep politely asking until you get the result you want. A good salesperson learns how to do this with the same kind of gut instinct and finesse. —Gail Corder Fischer, executive vice chairman of Fischer & Company, a leading global corporate real estate firm that provides consulting, brokerage and technology solutions