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7 habits of highly effective real estate agents

Balance obtaining desirable results with caring for what produces those results
  • Be proactive, have a plan, prioritize, go above and beyond, listen, connect and learn -- these are the habits real estate agents should absorb into their daily routine.

Stephen Covey You've most likely heard of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, written by Stephen Covey in 1989. It has been adapted and has sold millions of copies over the years. Covey defines effectiveness as "balancing obtaining desirable results with caring for that which produces the desirable results." So, what does that mean for us real estate agents as we work day in and day out to produce those desirable results for both ourselves and our clients? Certainly Covey’s habits are still relevant today, however, building them into our daily lives is difficult, especially when we’re already entrenched in our own daily habits -- habits that are often harder to break and change than we might think. You may already have these effective habits in your wheelhouse, you just haven’t realized it yet. If not, start employing them today. 1. Be proactive This is so relevant! Being proactive in every aspect of your business is one of...