We’re at the end of the line. Less than 15 days until the clock strikes midnight and we move from one year to the next. People are wrapping presents, wrapping up projects, and planning their time off for the holidays. I’m all for that. Work between vacations, right? But we’re not there yet. We’ve still … More How to Lead Your Team to a Strong Year-End Finish
If you’ve read any of my blogs before, you know I’m not usually a proponent of the middle ground, of balance. I always lean towards balls to the wall action, extreme time management, playing full-out, and putting my foot on the gas and driving a few nails through it. Whether it’s wisdom, getting older, my … More The Tao of Leadership
$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?
I just moved into a new home a few weeks ago. The last time I moved was about six months ago and again about six months prior to that. I’m averaging a new home about once a year right now (thank you for being awesome about that, Sarah!). So, the question is why, right? Why … More The Art and Sport of Business
The beauty of Adam Hergenrother Companies is the collaboration, the exchange of ideas, and our ability to challenge each other’s perspectives and thinking so that we all grow. Last week, BlackRock Construction’s VP of Development took over the blog, and this week, our CFO, Kemener Whalen, is chiming in with a few thoughts of his own … More Guest Blogger Kemener Whalen – It’s All About the Balance Sheet, Not the Benjamins
My kids are back at school, the leaves are starting to change, and Summer is slowly fading into Fall. This time of year always causes me to pause and reflect. Recently, I was thinking about the professional moves I’ve made over the last 15 years in the real estate industry and I noticed something interesting. … More Guest Blogger Cari Heibel – When Everything is Going Right, Make a Change
I listen to a lot of podcasts and read a lot of books that talk about grinding, hustling, and working your ass off. Go in early, stay late, repeat. I agree, at the end of the day, most people lack the work ethic required (especially long-term) to be as successful as they say they want … More Guest Blogger Matt Bex: Overtime, Over Time, is Overrated