Relationships matter in real estate just as much as they do in the classroom. After being in a classroom for 13 years, Nate Bowling, Washington state 2016 Teacher of the Year, knows Gen Z. And one thing he can say is if they aren’t bought in, they won’t show up.

“If folks can get what you’re offering from an app, they’re stupid not to. And so every single one of you, if you’re not distinguishing yourself in the marketplace, if you’re not striving to connect with communities and build relationships, you are going to be gone.”

So, how do you differentiate yourself?

“Activism is what you do every day for yourself, your community and the same goes for your clients.” – Team Diva

Immerse yourself in the community, build relationships and make a difference — Bowling illustrates inspiring techniques to stand out from the crowd onstage at Inman Connect New York.

Watch the full conversation above on Inman Select.

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