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I don’t want to claim that being a broker is somehow similar to being a parent. They are completely different. However, there is one unmistakable similarity.
Our sons have finally reached adulthood and over the years we’ve tried to instill basic truths to help guide them in their decision-making. It drives us crazy to be ignored and then listen to them raving that somebody else enlightened them with the same facts we’ve been saying all along. It’s enough to face-plant your forehead into the palm of your hand.
The only words we can muster are, “Gee, why didn’t I think of that?” If you’re a parent, you know what I’m talking about.
”Every successful agent has to learn these lessons...”
Not everyone can be a successful real estate agent. It takes work. If it were easy, everyone would do it. And that’s part of the problem. Most people enter this business thinking it’s easy. But they quickly find out otherwise.
Most agents figure it out. They listen, learn and follow the practices of more experienced agents. Some go on to very successful careers. Others meander. And unfortunately, far too many will fail. When exit interviewing those ready to quit, I use our checklist, 36 Strategies to Quick-start your Real Estate Career. Almost everyone who failed at this business started failing by not planning to succeed.
It’s not highly complicated. But it does take effort and decision-making.
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