CATHY TURNEY HONORED AS GOLD STEVIE® AWARD WINNER IN 2018 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS®
Stevie winners will be presented with their awards on June 11 in New York
May 1, 2018 – Cathy Turney was named the winner of a Gold (First Place) Stevie® Award in the Best Business Book category in the 16th Annual American Business Awards® today.
The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 11.
More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Cathy Turney was nominated in the Best Business Book category for Get 10,000+ Twitter Followers – Easily, Quickly, Ethically – Step-by-Step: You Can Do It!
More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.
“The nominations submitted for the 2018 American Business Awards were outstanding. The competition was intense, and those recognized as Stevie Award winners should be immensely proud of this accomplishment,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
Sponsors of the 2018 American Business Awards include HCL America, John Hancock Financial Services and SoftPro.
Concord, CA – Real estate is time intensive and it can be expensive, but if you approach it the right way, you can be highly successful. What other industry can someone with only a high school degree make as much money as a corporate executive? All you need is the drive and the mindset to be successful and you can control your own destiny.
Cathy Turney is the author of Laugh Your Way to Real Estate Sales Success. Part memoir, part guidebook, Cathy shares the valuable lessons she’s learned over 25 years as a licensed real estate broker and appraiser.
“This book is for real estate agents, WannaBes, UsedToBes and those who love them,” says Cathy. “Everybody you talk to either used to be in real estate, or is considering going into real estate, or knows someone who is in it. This book is a must-read for anyone considering a career change into real estate sales; it can save them a lot of grief. It’s the unfiltered real deal.”
Cathy is currently the managing partner at Better Homes Realty in Walnut Creek, where she consistently places in the top 10 percent among Realtors nationwide. Cathy says the key to her success has always been her desire to help people. Laugh Your Way to Real Estate Sales Success offers a humorous exposé on the real estate sales business with lots of teaching moments.
“This job requires a sense of humor so I made it humorous,” says Cathy. “You can always make light of a situation and laugh about it. It makes clients feel better; it makes it easier to work with other agents. Keep things upbeat and positive.”
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Cathy Turney Receives 2016 Best of Walnut Creek Award
Walnut Creek Award Program Honors the Achievement
WALNUT CREEK March 23, 2016 — Cathy Turney has been selected for the 2016 Best of Walnut Creek Award in the Real Estate Agents category by the Walnut Creek Award Program.
Each year, the Walnut Creek Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Walnut Creek area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2016 Walnut Creek Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Walnut Creek Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About Walnut Creek Award Program
The Walnut Creek Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Walnut Creek area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Walnut Creek Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.
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Contact: Cathy Turney, 925-686-2290, firstname.lastname@example.org
July 7, 2015, San Francisco, Calif.: The American Business Association’s 2015 Stevie Award for “Best Business Book of the Year” goes to Bay Area author Cathy Turney for Laugh Your Way to Real Estate Sales Success. The book was such an ABA hit it also won the bronze medal for “Best E-book of the Year.”
The Stevies are the nation’s premier business awards program and attracted more than 3,300 nominations this year. Judges included over 200 executives from across the United States.
Turney joins the ranks of such big-name winners as AT&T, Girl Scouts of the USA, Gulfstream Aerospace, Bell Helicopter, Broadstreet, Carbonite, and Cigna, to name a few.
In her droll yet gleefully funny, instructive exposé, Turney reveals the keys to achieving and maintaining a six-figure income in real estate sales. A managing partner at Better Homes Realty in the San Francisco Bay Area, she has 25-plus years’ experience as a broker and ranks in the top 10 percent of all Realtors in sales production nationwide.
Her book shares lessons from the trenches in a range of candidly titled chapters:
? There’s Pro and There’s Pro Bono
? The Commission: It Is Not Fun Money
? Lawyers—Friendly and Otherwise; Litigation Avoidance
? The Absolute Best Tool for Success
? You Want Me to Sell This?
“This is it—golden lessons on getting to the top and staying there!” says John Robinson, best-selling author and master business coach. Or as Chuck Lamb, past president of California Association of Realtors, sums up: “A lot of sound advice and a lot of laughs.”
Trim Size: 6 x 9 inches
Retail price: $15.95 softcover;
$4.95 Kindle version
Available on Amazon