Small business is the heart of the American economy, beating strong with the passions of entrepreneurs seeking the American Dream. COVID-19 has exposed vulnerabilities across the board, but specifically the financial and management weaknesses of these small businesses our country is built on.
Amongst this Pandemic and uncertain times, everyone wants to know, “when will this end?” But maybe that’s the wrong question. Perhaps instead we should be asking, “how will we continue?” The energy around variability can be positive and allow us opportunities to make changes.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is common to hear the media and public officials refer to the state of the world as being in “uncertain times”. But in reality, isn’t life always uncertain? We often hold a false sense of security in our daily lives when really things can change or be taken from us at any moment.
Being intentional and doing things on purpose can have a massive impact on your life, and your business. It is easy to allow things to “just happen”, to be reactive instead of proactive. From hiring to training, following scripts, and even communication – being intentional and building habits will eventually transform into your passion.
The market is changing faster than the news can keep up. Things are changing day by day, and hour by hour. As we are living through these uncharted times, we all need an advisor – our guest this week is Patrick Langhans of Guild Mortgage, who is here to shed the light of clarity around mortgages and lending during this pandemic.
When you think of your typical sales person, you probably think of an outgoing and gregarious extrovert. Some one who has the power of smooth-talking and doesn’t think bat an eye at making cold calls or door knocking.
In todays digital world, you have less than 10 seconds to catch your potential clients attention – and keep it. When was the last time you “checked yourself” and googled your own brand? If you don’t have a consistent and ever present presence, you may be loosing out to your competition that does.
Is our market heading for a shift? Have we reached the peak and are looking over the other side of the high hill our market has climbed? In times of uncertainty, we look to what is sturdy and consistent; numbers and facts
What it means to be happy and successful doesn’t mean the same thing to everyone. In today’s world, we fall victim to the crippling and undisciplined pursuit of more. More leads, more appointments, more clients, more hires… the frantic pace of more is overrunning our true desires.
As a real estate agent, you always need to be ready for business. Real Estate is an industry grounded in the people and people are our business. From social events, grocery shopping, or driving a company branded car, opportunities to meet your next potential client are every where.