• If you indulge yourself in selfish, superficial pursuits, then you'll push others away.
  • If you focus on productive, service-oriented goals that help others, then it will be an attractor that draws others towards you and ultimately benefits your life and career.

Today’s show starts with a parable: An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil — he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego.”

The grandfather continued, “The other is good — he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith. The same fight is going on inside you — and inside every other person, too.”

The grandson thought about this for a minute and then asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?”

The old Cherokee simply replied, “The one you feed.”

The moral of the story is that you always have a choice which wolf you’ll feed. Is your focus on greed and selfishness or on living a life of service? How you answer that question matters tremendously to your future career success.

How does this apply to real estate? Honestly, it’s bigger than just real estate — it applies to every aspect of your life. If you indulge yourself in selfish, superficial pursuits, then you’ll push others away, but if you focus on productive, service-oriented goals that help others, then it will be an attractor that draws others towards you and ultimately benefits your life and career.

 

Subscribe to Tim and Julie Harris’ podcast on iTunes. To learn about the pre-listing package mentioned in today’s show, schedule a call with us.

Tim and Julie Harris have over 20 years’ experience in real estate. Learn more about their real estate coaching and training programs at timandjulieharris.com, or schedule a free coaching call with them at freecoachingcallsforagents.com.

Email Tim Harris.

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