Tomorrow I am teaching one of my favorite KW University courses, Quantum Leap. Gary Keller, co-founder & CEO of Keller Williams, developed this course to dig into the power principles and disciplines that can help anyone achieve a more abundant life. This is not a real estate course, or even a business class, this is … More 4 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today
I hope everyone enjoyed a long holiday weekend with friends and family, unplugged, relaxing and reflecting on all there is that you are thankful for. I have a tremendous amount to be thankful for. I know you do too. Gratitude is the antidote to almost everything – fear, mediocrity, sadness, anger. Try it. Right now. … More How to Make the Season of Giving a 365 Day a Year Tradition
Last week I was at a neighborhood event and ended up chatting with the CEO of a major global company headquartered here in little ‘ole Vermont. Naturally, our conversation quickly shifted from the weather to business (okay, who am I kidding, there was no small-talk). The total people count in my organization (between full-time staff … More The Hardest Part of Building a Business is Dealing With People
$18.6 Million. $36.4 Million. $10.7 Million. Nope, those aren’t profit numbers, or even revenue. Those are the net losses sustained by Zillow, Redfin, and eXp, respectively, in the first quarter of 2018. And yet, those three companies combined are valued at over $3.3 BILLION dollars. How? Why? Why are these real estate companies receiving massive … More Why Are Real Estate Companies with Zero Profit Being Valued at Billions?
“You don’t build a business. You build people, and people build the business.” -Zig Ziglar Whether you are a sole-proprietor looking to grow your retail store, an investor looking for their next project, a CEO of a multi-million dollar conglomerate, or a small online business owner, you need people to help your business operate, grow, … More The 3 Key Hires You Need for Any Business
I mentioned last week that I have been diving deep into my organizations and I’m still asking questions, making changes, challenging our previous way of doing things, and generally breaking shit. I’m relentless. Here’s the thing, though, I would rather be disrupting my own organization, than allowing the competition to do it. I will always … More Fall in Love With Your Vision. Date Your Model.
As I’m gearing up to teach Quantum Leap for High School in a couple of weeks, I can’t help but reflect back on my own high school experience. The first part of high school for me was rough. I was 100 pounds overweight, failing classes, and partaking in some light drug usage (a model student, … More 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business