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What Do You Really Want?

When I was in my early twenties, I had my mind on money and money on my mind. I believed that once I reached a certain amount of annual income, I would feel a certain way. For me, that number was $500,000. $500,000 = happiness. I had tied my future happiness and joy to seeing that number on my tax …

6 Lessons from Inman Connect

Last week I attended my first Inman Connect event in NYC and it was an experience. All experiences (good or bad) are good in my book. And my first Inman Connect wasn’t half bad! When you put 4,000 agents, marketing and tech experts, and real estate industry leaders in one hotel for 5+ days, ideas are bound to be generated, …

Never Stop Being a Beginner

I’ve been snowboarding for 22 years. Scratch that. I’ve been a snowboarder for 22 years. It wasn’t just a twice a month recreational activity for me. I’ve won a boarder-cross event and qualified for regionals (where I lost). I opened up a trail called OZ in the Chugach Myn range in Alaska – a trail only accessible by helicopter. To …

Why I Hate Goals

A few days ago, Hallie and I were prepping for my weekly training for our real estate expansion business CEOs. It’s the end of the year, so Hallie suggested we talk about goals. I quickly replied, “I hate goals!” Hallie asked why. I replied and then she said, “Well, maybe you should just do a rant on the call about …

Why Virtual Brokerages Will Make Real Estate Expansion Teams Unstoppable

As soon as I was out of the mountains of Kenauk Nature Resort and back in cell service my email and phone started blowing up. Earlier this week at Mega Camp (one of Keller William’s annual conferences) in Austin, John Davis, CEO of KWRI (Keller Williams Realty International), announced the creation of virtual brokerages. Cue questions, confusion, excitement, and general …

Why Are Real Estate Companies with Zero Profit Being Valued at Billions?

$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 valuations when they are not …