“I like technology more than many people”, says real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, but technology will never replace a good salesperson doing the right actions.
In this short sales session Gary examines the dangers of relying on gimmicks. You can become so occupied with the search for the new that you can take your eye off the ‘basics’, which guarantee sales success.
Some real estate agency owners complain that their salespeople treated the business disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as a paid holiday.
In this short leadership session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, says that it’s time to brush off the COVID cobwebs and get to work. Fail to act early and your people could waste the first quarter of 2021.
Happy New Year! I hope 2021 is your best year ever, and if you have goals, challenging targets and a plan, you’ve already laid the foundations for this to be a reality. Now all you need do is get to work and follow your plan. Continue reading Feedback
“May you live in interesting times” is purported to be ‘the Chinese curse’, although its origins in China are doubtful. Chinese or not, the year 2020 has seen ‘interesting times’ thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, many agencies have had a good year.
In this short sales session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, asks, “As 2021 approaches, what are your predictions for 2021 – up or down?”.
Did you think Gary is talking about the market? Guess again!
Business has been good for many agents in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s not forecast to stay that way. Experts are forecasting difficult times in 2021 as the economic fallout of the pandemic bites.
Owning a business carries many responsibilities. One responsibility many leaders overlook is Results Control.
In this short leadership session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, discusses the different elements that create control in your business. Business should be about prosperity and growth, regardless of market conditions.
“May you live in interesting times” is purported to be ‘the Chinese curse’, although its origins in China are doubtful. Chinese or not, the year 2020 has seen ‘interesting times’ thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, many agencies have had a good year. Continue reading Up or Down in 2021?
A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements
Due regard for the feelings, wishes, or rights of others.
To respect someone is to admire qualities in them and to show regard for their feelings, wishes and rights. Respect should be shown to everyone we meet, not just to those who can benefit us. Continue reading Respect
Agency leaders often complain that they can’t find good people. This mindset can lead you to tolerate poor performers. And if you don’t believe you can find better people, you won’t try to replace them.
Are you a leader who says, “I can’t seem to motivate my people?” If you are, stop trying!
In this short leadership session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, says that motivating people is not your job. As a leader, you can inspire people, yes, but motivation comes from within. You can’t reach unmotivated people.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, many salespeople were saying that they were selling everything they listed. “We’d make more sales if we had more listings” was a common statement.
March 2020 was an uncertain month. Nobody knew what restrictions the government would apply and what effects those restrictions may have on business. This caused many salespeople to ‘mark time’ where actions were concerned. Some cut their hours, most cut their prospecting, and often their offices cut marketing to save money. Continue reading Are You Short of Listings?
I have said on many occasions that clear goals are an essential element in achieving consistent results.
No doubt, many of you began 2020 with clear goals. Then along came COVID-19 and perhaps your goals went out the window. And if you didn’t abandon the idea of achieving goals this year, you may have put your goals on hold. I wouldn’t blame you if you did. Continue reading Goals On Hold