For real estate agents, it’s difficult to measure a successful day versus an unsuccessful one. It’s not always clear whether a full day of work will amount to any real profit. After all, you’re your own boss; you don’t clock in. Your success is based on the activities you choose to fill your schedule with.…

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As the leader of a real estate team, you’ll eventually have to identify what responsibilities are yours and not yours. Believe it or not, saying no to certain tasks and activities is a massive part of leadership and lends itself, oddly enough, to a “can do” attitude in your leadership. When you know what tasks…

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Between value propositions and testimonials, it’s common to hear the claim that real estate coaching changes lives. It’s such a massive claim that it’s hard to imagine how it happens. It’s true, then the people making these claims have a complicated story to tell — something like alchemy to convey — about how real estate coaching…

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Real Estate Team Huddles

When you’re on the field, huddling is how need-to-know information gets shared, changes get made, and assignments get handed out. But, what happens when we take the huddle format off of the gridiron and into our businesses? We see amazing results for our real estate teams when we consistently huddle. It’s a small commitment, but…

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This year, Leverage was about putting the phrase “ICAN” back into everyone’s vocabulary and to instill a belief in oneself. Having that core belief in yourself has so much say in our individual successes, or lack thereof.

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It’s tax season, agents! Filing your taxes is a little different than for a standard employee. Most agents, except on the rare occasion, are self-employed. You may see it listed as “statutory nonemployee” or “independent contractor” in your paperwork. As the sole proprietor of your business, it’s up to you to pay your taxes since…

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Hire A Real Estate Coach

Becoming a superstar real estate agent doesn’t happen overnight. It can take many years for an agent to gain and master the skills necessary to make their business successful, stable, and profitable. Some agents may be able to advance on their own, but others may struggle to reach their lofty goals. When deciding if you…

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List Your Home ‘For Sale by Owner’ By Cleve Gaddis A recent Facebook post by a top-producing agent read: “I recommend that all sellers try for sale by owner.” I couldn’t believe it when I read it, so I read it twice. Yep, that’s what it said alright. It just didn’t use those words. Here’s what it did…

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  After each game, professional football teams gather to have what they call “film day.” Whether they won or got crushed, they study film of the game so they can improve their movements, throws, kicks and overall skills. They study every single game so they can learn from both success and failure and continually push…

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I’m a Brand-New Agent! Where Do I Start? By Sarah Bernard Just got licensed and don’t know where to start? We’ve all been there. Some of us come right out of college, some from the corporate world, some out of semi-retirement. No matter where you’re coming from, heading straight ahead into a career that is paid completely…

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