In this short real estate sales session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, discusses some ideas from Jeb Blount’s book Fanatical Prospecting.
Sales gurus that claim prospecting is dead, can greatly harm a salesperson’s career. According to Jeb Blount, this is music to the ears of failing salespeople, who would rather look for a silver bullet than prospect. Good news is not always the right news, however.
In this short real estate sales session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, discusses time management.
A common theme in real estate salespeople’s conversations is, “I’m too busy”, or “I’ve got a lot on”. Check in with those same salespeople at the end of the month and you will often find that their results were poor.
This begs the question, “Busy doing what?” Clearly, while these salespeople might have been busy, they have been busy on the wrong activities. Either that, or their actions were incompetent.
The key to getting more done is to simplify. Time management is not that hard.
In this short real estate sales session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, asks, “What is your attitude to failure?”
Our school days did not equip us with a healthy respect for failure and its role in the pursuit of success.
At school we learned that getting things wrong is bad. We were taught to commit seemingly endless facts to memory for regurgitation at exam time. Then we were either right or wrong. Wrong was bad. It could see you repeat a year if you were wrong often enough.
The real world is different, or it should be. To master anything, you will probably do it poorly before you ever do it well.
Who would have thought that many real estate businesses would have had bumper years despite the COVID-19 pandemic? But this was the case for many real estate agencies, and for many real estate salespeople.
It is predicted that 2021 will be even better than 2020, and here in the second quarter of 2021, that appears to be the case.
We hear more these days about the importance of relationships between salesperson and client. Gary Pittard, CEO of the real estate agency profit consultants, Pittard, says, “When has sales ever not been about relationships?” Continue reading Relationship or No Sale
“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.
“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
In this short sales session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, explains that while agents must look and act professionally, true sales success is not about looking flashy, but backing up
In this short sales session, real estate agency profit consultant Gary Pittard explains that closing is not like a Wild West gunfight, with six shooters at ten paces and only one walking away. There is nothing adversarial about closing. In fact, it
In this short sales session, real estate agency profit consultant, Gary Pittard, discusses the danger in allowing sellers to stay on the market overpriced for too long. Gary believes you have two weeks to get your listing priced to sell. Fail to do that and you risk losing the best buyers.